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June 19, 2020 PEAK SURCHARGE REVIEW Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen parcel carriers announce peak surcharges in the wake of COVID-19. As

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Keeping Up with your Records

International shipping is a challenging and complex environment. Tariffs, unique trade regulations per country, complicated routes and longer-than-average shipping times all should be considered when

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Notable Quotes From Around The Industry

“When shippers create a list of criteria to help them in the selection process, one criterion they may be ignoring is how apt a 3PL is to get acquired or acquire another 3PL.”

Logistics Analyst Steve Banker,


AFS is directing carriers and customers to direct all inbound invoices to [email protected] or via established electronic submission, such as EDI or eSubmit to avoid processing delays due to the impacts of the COVID-19 countermeasures and service interruptions at the United States Postal Service.

Carriers should contact Carrier Support via email at [email protected] in lieu of calls. We have added additional resources and later hours to assist you and email will serve as the method for fastest response. Please send an aging report with your inquiry so that we may provide you the most current status.

Thank you!