CBP updates 301 bond form
New bill proposed to fight fraud in trucking
red-flag fraud, by Andrew Spector, Esq.
identifies cargo theft trends
proposes increase in FMC optional bond rider
Updates on liquidated damages for Periodic Monthly Statement
CBP updates mitigation guidelines for
advance cargo information violations
U.S. government urges companies to
strengthen Internet security
associations ask NHTSA to examine truck crashworthiness
WESCCON scholarship opportunity,
applications due Aug. 19
The Pacific Coast Council of Customs Brokers & Freight
Forwarders Associations (PCC) and Avalon are offering five scholarships to attend
WESCCON this year.
This is the fifth year that
the scholarship has been offered to promote education and
industry involvement. The scholarship funds provided by
Avalon will be used to cover the cost of airfare (if
traveling by air) and three nights of accommodations at the
Rancho Las Palmas Resort. The PCC will waive the conference
registration fee for scholarship recipients.
Each of the five PCC member associations (San Diego, Los
Angeles, Northern California, Columbia River and Washington
State) will select one qualified applicant for the
scholarship award. LACBFFA will select one qualified
applicant based on the applications received.
Candidates must have a minimum of two years experience in the
Applications must be completed and
submitted to LACBFFA on or before Aug. 19 for
All recipients will be notified by Aug. 26
and provided necessary information for redeeming their
scholarship. All recipients must agree to submit a written
summary after attending WESCCON summarizing their experience
at WESCCON and explaining how their attendance will benefit
them and further their career goals.
Please return your
completed application to
Avalon was named one of the best places to work!
Companies from across the state recently participated in a
two-part assessment to determine their ranking. Scores were weighted 25% from our online application
based on workplace policies and practices and 75% based on
an employee survey.
Avalon was proud to place 15th!
size: 15-250 employees)
Thank you to our employees, customers and business
partners for putting their trust in us and naming Avalon one
of the Best Places to Work. We’re committed to our employees, our clients and our
industry to deliver the best products and services available
in the marketplace.
Avalon would like to share the names of our Employees of
the Month and recognize them for their exceptional efforts
and contributions to our company. These employees go above
and beyond to help our clients and adhere to our company
values of integrity, teamwork, communication, personal
growth and knowledge, and family and community.
Los Angeles office