In a case argued successfully by Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg attorneys, the Court of International Trade ruled recently that certain stringed light sets are properly classified as other electric lamps and lighting fittings under HTSUS 9405.40.8000 (3.9 percent duty) rather than as lighting sets of a kind used for Christmas trees under HTSUS 8405.30.0010 (8 percent duty).
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2 common freight forwarder scams and how shippers can avoid them before getting cheated when importing and exporting goods.
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Trucking Towards Safety: How tech is making the roads safer
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How the Right Freight Forwarder Can Maximize Your eCommerce Business
You know how much work goes into running your eCommerce business. So when it’s time to start importing your goods, why add to that workload by trying to figure out the logistics of shipping freight? Simplify your life and streamline the shipping process by hiring the right freight forwarder.
How is a Cowboy Boots Supposed to Fit?
Paul and I get asked just about every day, "How are my cowboy boots supposed to fit?" For those that never put on a cowboy boots, this make complete sense. They often look pointy and have a high heel. Ouch and strange! To many this visual forewarns discomfort. But, for people that never put one on, and then do they are usually pleasantly surprised on how comfortable a well-made cowboy boots feel. Luckily, for us and ya'all who know boots, when fitted properly, they are super comfy. This may explain one of the reasons why cowboy boots have been an American tradition for over 200 years.So here are some deets: In a cowboy boot, ones toes needs to be about 3/4" to 1 ½ ” back from the tip of the boot. So…
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How the Way We Shop Affects the Trucking Industry
It’s no surprise that brick and mortar stores are becoming more obselete because of the popularity of online shopping. But how does this impact the trucking industry? There’s not really…