Tax Publications


Coronavirus Update - May 28

Posted on May 28, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.   Eastbound Transpacific air cargo capacity saw an increase of 4% last week over 2019 levels while Asia-Europe and Asia-Latin America capacity is down 10% and 13%, respectively. Prices remain higher than 2019 levels across almost all trade lanes but as indicated by the increase in demand, prices are sky high for shipments from Asia to the US. Although charter options...

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Spaceships, Storms, and Sales Tax – What’s Hot in Florida

Posted on May 27, 2020. Category: Tax Publications

Spaceships, Storms, and Sales Tax – What’s Hot in FloridaAs Florida prepares to witness a new era in space travel history this week, sales tax news heats up with the disaster preparedness sales tax holiday. With most of the U.S. continuing to deal with COVID-19 impacts on business and daily life, many states have begun phased openings of businesses in a gradual approach of returning to the new normal. States rely heavily on commerce for funding. With commerce shut down, non-existent, or adapted, the impact is far-reaching.In a map provided by Tax Foundation based on...

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Coronavirus Update - May 26

Posted on May 26, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.  Efforts to curb the virus outbreak within Brazil, the South American hotspot are mixed. Some areas have implemented strict social distancing measures while others have not. Beginning tonight at midnight, the United States is restricting travelers who have been in Brazil in the last 14-days. The new restrictions do not apply to the movement...

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Coronavirus Update - May 21

Posted on May 21, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.  Americas Illinois, New Jersey, and Delaware remain largely shutdown, with the exception of public parks and the like; all other US States have started to ease restrictions regionally, statewide, or have plans in place to do so soon. The Mexican automotive industry is scheduled to resume production on June 1. Sao Paulo, Brazil has extended...

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Coronavirus Update - May 19

Posted on May 19, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.  Please join my colleague Matthew Dreckman and I this Wednesday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. est. for our webinar reflecting on the last month of logistics trends and the global road to recovery. A link to register can be found at the end of this publication.  AmericasMichigan, Illinois, New Jersey and Delaware have not...

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Coronavirus Update - May 14th

Posted on May 14, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.   Maintaining operational success is pivotal and planning ahead remains a critical component to avoiding some of the common pitfalls being experienced today. International transport can be challenging but continuing to compare carriers’ rates for each individual shipment, planning in advance, shipping ocean when possible and adding buffer transit time will all assist in making...

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Coronavirus Update - May 8

Posted on May 08, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and everchanging period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions. Air freight rates remain elevated this week due to continued capacity shortages and high demand for PPE equipment. The price of air cargo is so inflated that the Australian government is subsidizing air exports and the United States Parcel Service has taken the unprecedented step of shipping mail to Europe by ocean. Rates are expected to...

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Coronavirus Update - May 5

Posted on May 05, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.  Although much of the attention has been on international air cargo transportation costs and capacity shortages, ocean liners are also experiencing negative effects stemming from the global pandemic. According to the Intermodal Association of North America, international container intermodal shipments in North America have declined 11.3% in Q1 2020. Experts believe that in order for the top 10...

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Coronavirus Update - May 1

Posted on May 01, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.  As we enter a new month, new guidelines are being released lifting restrictions across the globe. The guidelines vary greatly between countries, regions, states and provinces so it is important to research each location individually. While a sign of reopening is very positive, logistics industry experts are optimistic while being cautious in predicting the longevity...

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Coronavirus Update - April 29

Posted on April 29, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest and most accurate updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below, is to give you, at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.  The French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe announced a reopening strategy. His speech to parliament yesterday included plans to reopen shops beginning next week. One of the first steps to normalization. Spain, Greece and several other European nations made similar announcements and plan to reopen portions of their economies beginning next week.  Americas Texas...

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