Grapevine Newsletter

Fall 2016 Issue

Volume 6, Issue 2 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!
Our Fall 2016 issue features the latest news on the shifting carrier alliances, updates on trade topics like West Coast port issues and the opening of the new Panama Canal locks, tips on how to manage your risk during a crisis like the Hanjin bankruptcy, and a look into the recent expansions for both WSSA and Albatrans! Click here for instant access to WSSA's Fall 2016 Issue of Grapevine.

Spring 2016 Issue

Volume 6, Issue 1 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!
Our Spring issue features discussion on the global shipping alliances, the progress on the SOLAS weight requirements, the newest update regarding the Customs Reauthorization Bill, and a look at how you may benefit from obtaining contingency insurance! Click here for instant access to WSSA's Spring 2016 Issue of Grapevine.

                                                                                                                                                                                 

Fall/Winter 2015 Issue

Volume 5, Issue 2 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!

Our Fall/Winter 2015 issue features the latest news on the upcoming SOLAS weight certification requirement, an update on the labor situation on both the East and West coasts, a glance at the latest WSSA member event, and much more. Click here for instant access to WSSA's Fall/Winter 2015 issue of Grapevine.

Summer 2015 Issue

Volume 5, Issue 1 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!

Our Summer 2015 issue features the latest updates on market conditions for shipping wine and spirits, news on the most recent steamship line shuffling, a glance at the 2015 WSWA convention, exciting developments for Albatrans, and new initiatives in our service offerings. Click here for instant access to WSSA's Summer 2015 issue of Grapevine.

Fall 2014 Issue

Volume 4, Issue 3 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!

Our Fall 2014 issue features the latest on the West Coast port congestion, updates on the G6, 2M, Ocean Three, and CKYHE carrier alliances, a look at Customs "One Border" initiative, and details on WSSA's own insurance enhancements. Click here for instant access to WSSA's Fall 2014 edition of the Grapevine!

Summer 2014 Issue

Volume 5, Issue 2 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!
Our Summer 2014 issue features the latest on the west coast labor dispute, the P3 Alliance, South America updates, and WSWA highlights. Click here for instant access to WSSA's Summer 2014 edition of the Grapevine!

Winter 2014 Issue

Volume 4, Issue 1 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!
Our Winter 2014 issue features a letter from our new Managing Director, labor issues, rate updates, new services, etc. Click here for instant access to WSSA's Winter 2014 edition of the Grapevine!

November 14, 2012

Volume 3, Issue 1 is now available!  Our Nov/Dec 2012 newsletter features insight on topics such as port issues, freight rate increases, BAF charges, etc.  Please click here to view the Nov/Dec 2012 newsletter.

January 17, 2012

Volume 2, Issue 1 is now available!  Our Jan/Feb 2012 newsletter features insight on topics such as WSSA being in the news, South America booming in the industry, ocean fuel surcharges, getting to know our employees, etc.  Click here to view the newsletter.

October 14, 2011

Volume 1, Issue 1 of the WSSA Grapevine is now available!  Our Oct/Nov 2011 newsletter features insight on topics such as "BAF" Surcharges, Port Improvements, Marine Cargo Insurance, etc.  Click here to view the newsletter.