Category Archives: Brazil

Agility Opens Pharmaceutical Competence Center in Brazil

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has opened a Pharmaceutical Competence Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The dedicated facility will offer pharma companies world-class solutions and industry know-how in pharmaceutical and life sciences logistics.  The Agility Pharmaceutical Competence Center is managed by Agility experts trained in the benchmark Good Distribution Practice (GDP) standards developed by […]

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has now passed 90 days. The strike still greatly affects Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and Santos port.
The strike is delaying all cargo checked by customs on the yellow and red channel, import and export side. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more weeks.
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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has passed 60 days. The strike greatly affects Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and Santos port. The strike is delaying all cargo checked by customs on the yellow and red channel, import and export. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more […]

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

Brazil customs officers are still on strike and working slowly. The strike may disrupt cargo flow at seaports, airports and bonded warehouses for more several weeks. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

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Brazil Customs Strike

Beginning today, June 18, Brazil Customs will be on strike. The strike is expected to last until the end of June and will affect all import and export shipments in Brazil. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide regular updates.

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Strike in Brazil at Itajaí Port

At Itajaí Port in Brazil employees have not working since last week due to a strike. No vessels are berthing and there is no estimate date to restart operations. As a result we will have delays on vessels operations at Itajaí Port. Several vessels are being redirected to Navegantes Port.

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48 Hour Strike in Brazil at Guarulhos Airport of Infraero

Please be advised that INFRAERO – Airport Customs Controller informed that they will interrupt their works during 48 hours, starting on Midnight (0h 00min) of 10.20.2011.
As a result we will have delays on flights operations, storages, clearances and handling at GUARULHOS Airport/ São Paulo.

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