Throughout the past few months, it felt like Congress and the IRS were constantly butting heads with one another about whether or not business expenses paid for using Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan money could still be considered tax deductible.
Today’s end customer demands a level of service that can only be achieved through deep collaboration among partners. And the role of the marine terminal — with its reliance on state-of-the-art technology, innovative cargo-handling methods, and deep expertise in optimal routing — is more critical than ever before.
Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition, describes the “transportation crisis” that exporters are facing today, as they struggle to secure containers for their shipments to Asia.
U.S. Department of Agriculture rules on the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food are being extended to include smaller producers and sellers. The deadline for compliance is the end of this year, but some companies have yet to make the effort to determine whether they’re affected.