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Port Congestion surcharge suspended by steamship lines after questions of legality
– Toronto, December 1
, 2014

Steamship Lines reinstate Port Congestion surcharge after brief FMC intervention
– Toronto, November 25
, 2014

Carriers reverse plans to impose Port Congestion Surcharges
– Toronto, November 20
, 2014

Steamship Lines implement Port Congestion Surcharge 
– Toronto, November 17, 2014
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - Adjustment to General Rate Increase,
Effective May 21, 2013
  – Toronto, April 30, 2013
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – General Rate Increase Effective May 1, 2013 
– Toronto, April 15, 2013
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – General Rate Increase April 1, 2013 
– Toronto, March 28, 2013
Low Value Shipment (LVS) threshold increased from $1,600 to $2,500 CAD 
– Toronto, January 9, 2013
December 2012 Direct Security and GST Direct Payment 
– Toronto, December 19, 2012
U.S. CBP increases informal entry threshold to $2,500  – Toronto, December 11, 2012
Inside Trac - Transition to New System  – Toronto, November 28, 2012
Temporary Billing Changes  – Toronto, November 27, 2012
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - General Rate Increase 
– Toronto, November 20, 2012
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - General Rate Increase  – Toronto, August 2, 2012
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - Adjustment to General Rate Increase 
– Toronto, May 2, 2012
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – General Rate Increase  – Toronto, April 25, 2012
New reporting rules for imports of steel – Toronto, March 27, 2012
Enroll now in the Air Cargo Security Program – Toronto, January 31, 2012
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - Peak Season Surcharge Adjustment Announced 
– Toronto, August 24, 2011
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Peak Season Surcharge Announced 
– Toronto, August 15, 2011
Potential elimination of tariffs on selected manufacturing inputs 
– Toronto, February 23, 2011
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Peak Season Surcharge Announced 
– Toronto, December 22, 2010
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Peak Season Surcharge – Toronto, July 28, 2010
British Columbia and Ontario implement HST beginning July 1, 2010 
– Toronto, June 30, 2010
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada General Rate Increase – Toronto, March 4, 2010
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - General Rate Increase 
– Toronto, January 14, 2010
Our Montreal office is moving on November 30, 2009 – Montreal, November 24, 2009
2010 NAFTA Blanket Certificate Reminder – Toronto, October 21, 2009
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Rate Increase – Toronto, July 30, 2009
Important Notice – Change of UK Receiving Warehouse –
LCL Ocean Exports to Canada
 – Toronto, March 31, 2009
Import tariff reductions on machinery and equipment – Ottawa, January 30, 2009
2009 NAFTA Blanket Certificate Reminder – Toronto, October 21, 2008
Time for 2009 NAFTA Certificate Renewals – Toronto, September 18, 2008
Toronto International Airport announces reduced cargo landing fees
– Toronto, June 24, 2008
Airline Surcharge Update – Toronto, May 23, 2008
Airline Surcharge Update – Toronto, March 12, 2008
Holiday Hours for Universal Logistics Inc. – Toronto, December 21, 2007
Trans-Atlantic Conference Agreement (TACA) Fuel Surcharge Update 
– Toronto, September 11, 2007
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Peak Season Surcharge Update 
– Toronto, August 23, 2007
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - Peak Season Surcharge – Toronto, July 26, 2007
United Kingdom Ocean Import - Currency Adjustment Factor – Toronto, June 26, 2007
24/7 On-Line Access to PARS Processing Information – Toronto, May 18, 2006
2007 HS Classification changes – one more value-added service for clients of Universal Logistics – Toronto, December 14, 2006
2007 Blanket NAFTA Certificate Reminder – Toronto, November 30, 2006
Time for 2007 NAFTA Certificate Renewals – Toronto, October 11, 2006
Canada Day holiday schedule – Toronto, June 21, 2006
Advance notice of air imports required June 26, 2006 – Toronto, June 21, 2006
United Kingdom Ocean Import - Currency Adjustment Factor – Toronto, June 12, 2006
Trans-Atlantic Conference Agreement (TACA) Fuel Surcharge Update 
– Toronto, June 9, 2006
Budget 2006 - Elimination of Excise Taxes on Jewellery and Clocks
– Ottawa, May 2, 2006
Holiday schedule for UK Airfreight Consolidation – Toronto, April 11, 2006
United Kingdom Ocean Import - Currency Adjustment Factor 
– Toronto, January 24, 2006
Trans-Atlantic Conference Agreement (TACA) Fuel Surcharge Update 
– Toronto, January 6, 2006
Holiday Hours for Universal Logistics – Toronto, December 22, 2005
Elimination of Excise Tax on jewellery  – Toronto, December 13, 2005
Time for 2006 NAFTA Certificate Renewals  – Toronto, November 21, 2005
Fuel Surcharge update on UK/European Ocean Shipments (Import and Export)
 – Toronto, October 31, 2005
Import inspection services reorganized – Ottawa, July 8, 2005
Trade dispute with European Union – Ottawa, June 27, 2005
Fuel Surcharge update on UK/European Ocean Shipments (Import and Export)
 – Toronto, May 12, 2005
Elimination of Import Permits for Textiles and Clothing  – Toronto, March 24, 2005
Airline Surcharge Update  – Toronto, March 15, 2005
Expanded NAFTA Rules of Origin  – Toronto, January 19, 2005
Quota Elimination on Textiles and Clothing  – Toronto, December 17, 2004
Time to forward 2005 NAFTA Certificates of Origin  – Toronto, December 13, 2004
Eastbound 2004 PSS Extension  – Toronto, November 25, 2004
Time for NAFTA Renewals  – Toronto, November 17, 2004
Fuel Surcharge update on UK/European Ocean Shipments (Import and Export)
 – Toronto, November 9, 2004
South Africa to introduce new wood packaging regulations
 – Toronto, November 5, 2004
CPR storage rate increase  – Toronto, August 23, 2004
CN Plans to recover Customs-related costs  – Toronto, July 20, 2004
Fuel Surcharge update on UK/European Ocean Shipments (Import and Export)
 – Toronto, July 19, 2004
Handling fees announced by Montreal Gateway Terminals – Montreal, July 16, 2004
CN BIT free time decreases, storage rate increases – Toronto, June 24, 2004
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada - Peak Season Surcharge – Toronto, May 26, 2004
Aviation Fuel Surcharge increases – Toronto, May 7, 2004
Valid Business Number Required on Export Declarations – Toronto, April 14, 2004
Advance notice of marine imports required April 19 – Toronto, March 26, 2004
CAF Surcharge on UK/European Ocean Shipments – Toronto, January 22, 2004
CP storage rates increase – Toronto, January 22, 2004
Airlines announce fuel surcharge increase – Toronto, December 17, 2003
NAFTA Reminder – Time to obtain 2004 Certificates of Origin
– Toronto, November 14, 2003
CN reconsiders free time and storage fee changes – Toronto - November 13, 2003
CN storage rate increases, free time decreases – Toronto - October 29, 2003
AMPS interview featuring Mark Glionna, VP – Client Relations  
– Toronto, September 17, 2003
Fuel Surcharge on European Ocean Shipments  – Toronto, August 14, 2003
CN announces daily storage charge increase  – Toronto, July 31, 2003
We're on the move to a larger location  – Toronto, April 28, 2003
BAF Surcharge Announced on Ocean Imports from Europe
– Toronto, March 3, 2003
New Storage Terms Announced – Toronto, February 27, 2003
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada –3nd Extension of Peak Season Surcharge
– Toronto, December 23, 2002
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – 2nd Extension of Peak Season Surcharge
– Toronto, November 30, 2002
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Extension of Peak Season Surcharge
– Toronto, October 25, 2002
Ocean Freight from Europe to Canada – Rate Increase 
 – Toronto, September 25, 2002
Register now for our unique AMPS EDucation Seminar  – Toronto, August 22, 2002
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Rate Increase  – Toronto, August 7, 2002
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Rate Increase  – Toronto, July 4, 2002
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Peak Season Surcharge 
– Toronto, May 27, 2002
Ocean Freight from Asia to Canada – Rate Increase – Toronto, April 26, 2002
European service enhanced and expanded by partnership with new forwarder
– Toronto, April 16, 2002
Importance of forwarding your NAFTA Certificates of Origin – February 18, 2002
Wood Packaging - Exporting from Canada to the European Union
– September 21, 2001
Wood Packaging - Exporting from the United States to the European Union
– September 21, 2001
New Sales Representative – Toronto, September 5, 2001
Toronto Airport Office Move - Toronto, June 25, 2001
Proper Labeling on Book Shipments from the U.K. - Toronto, June 22, 2001
CFIA Cargo Inspections - April 5, 2001
Book Industry Endorsement - February 22, 2001
Truck Fuel Surcharge - Toronto, November 16, 2000
Queensway Closure - Toronto, November 13, 2000

 
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