New Ocean Container Weight Regulations (SOLAS)
Effective July 1, 2016, shippers listed on the bill of lading will be required to provide signed certification stating the accurate Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of the loaded ocean container.
UPS Study Reveals That Exporters Outperform Their Domestic Peers
BRUSSELS, 5 NOVEMBER 2015 - Europe's smaller companies are bullish about growing their exports in the coming year, according to a survey commissioned by UPS (NYSE: UPS) of 10,717 owners and directors of Small and Medium-sized Business (SMEs) in seven European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and the UK) across the automotive, healthcare, high tech, industrial and retail sectors.
EKAER Regulation in Hungary
Electronic Public Road Trade Control System (EKÁER) reporting requirement introduced by the Hungarian government enforced as of March 1, 2015
Service Delays Expected in Japan
Collection and delivery service has resumed in eastern Japan, including in the prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima. Some areas still remain affected by service suspension.
Photo ID Requirement at Retail Shipping Locations
Effective 7 December 2010, where local laws permit, customers shipping at any retail shipping location will be required to show a valid, officially recognised photo ID, or they will not be allowed to use UPS services.