Ascent Global Logistics Blog

October 4, 2019

Norfolk Southern Service Suspended: Bridge Collapse

Updated 10/4/2019. Norfolk Southern services between Kansas City, MO and Moberly, MO are still suspended due to the collapse of the Grand River Bridge in Brunswick, MO on Wednesday, October 2.

October 2, 2019

Tariff Update: WTO Grants U.S. Permission to Impose $7.5 Billion of Tariffs on EU Goods

This week, the United States was granted permission by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose up to $7.5 billion of annual tariffs on goods from the European Union. This action provides the U.S.

October 2, 2019

Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Mitag

Updated 10/8/2019. Tropical Storm Mitag has caused delays of about 3-6 days for large vessels around Shanghai and Ningbo. To read more about the storm, click here.

September 12, 2019

Update: Two Week Delay for Tariff Increase

On September 3, 2019, a Federal Register notice was published, stating that due to the ongoing challenges being addressed between the governments of the United States and China, Tranche 1, 2 and 3 would be increasing from 25 percent to 30 percent, effective October 1, 2019.

September 6, 2019

Weather Alert Update: Hurricane Dorian

Please note that Hurricane Dorian’s landfall continues to impact port, rail and over-the-road operations across the Southeast. Below are the latest updates:

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