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UPDATE ON THE SITUATION IN THE U.S. GULF COAST

Aug 31, 2017

The below update is based on information on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey available from the media and industry sources as of 11:30am EDT on August 31, 2017. Over 51 … read more

OFFICE CLOSURE FOR LABOR DAY

Aug 30, 2017

Compass Forwarding’s offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The offices will re-open for normal business hours on Tuesday, September 5. … read more

UPDATE ON THE SITUATION IN THE U.S. GULF COAST

Aug 29, 2017

The below update is based on information on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey available from the media and industry sources as of 9:52am EDT on August 29, 2017: The Houston … read more

SEVERE WEATHER – UPDATE ON SITUATION IN HOUSTON

Aug 28, 2017

The Houston Metropolitan Area and the broader Gulf Coast of Texas are continuing to experience heavy rain and flooding as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The storm has produced some … read more

COMPASS HAULS WORLD’S LARGEST LASER

Jul 18, 2017

(Jamaica, NY) Project-logistics firm Compass Forwarding has completed the door-to-door movement of the world’s largest metal fabrication laser. The project involved ocean freight and trucking haulage of the 79,000-pound machine … read more

STAYING AHEAD OF GLOBAL SERVICE DISRUPTIONS

Jun 30, 2017

The Compass team is closely monitoring global disruptions to ocean freight booking systems and port terminal operations caused by a cyberattack this week. The fallout of the attack includes disruptions … read more

OFFICES CLOSED ON TUESDAY, JULY 4

Jun 30, 2017

Compass Forwarding’s offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of the Independence Day holiday in the United States. The offices will re-open on Wednesday, July 5. The … read more

WAVE OF PORT STRIKES HAMPERS LOGISTICS IN SPAIN

Jun 07, 2017

The Port of Algeciras in Spain is facing three dockworker strikes this week and five next week as longshoremen unions take issue with labor reform laws. As of Monday, Maersk … read more

UPDATE ON SITUATION IN QATAR – SERVICE DISRUPTIONS

Jun 06, 2017

This week several Arab states announced a diplomatic and economic boycott of Qatar, leading to serious ramifications on air, land, and sea logistics in the Middle East. Below is an … read more

UPDATE ON SERVICE TO QATAR

Jun 05, 2017

The Compass team is closely monitoring the diplomatic situation in Qatar and is working with carriers to stay abreast of any service changes in the region. We will continue to … read more