Welcome to our news section!
Click each of the links below for detailed articles on the latest trade news in the Bay Area. 

Read up on important regulatory topics affecting your supply chain. We report on the latest news involving Customs and other agencies regulating flow of import and export.

Jupigo StreetSmart
Jupigo provides the platform for trucking community to have greater connectivity.  Its first release of StreetSmart last year, allows dispatchers to locate a street-turn match instantly.   The recent version allows drivers or owner-operators to post their empty need or availability, initiate a SmartMatch with other truckers, and fill out transaction details for dispatchers.  Now not one single container will miss the opportunity to be street-turned!      
To subscribe to Jupigo, go to
Jupigo app is available for download on Apple Store and Google Play Store.
Users can also access the web portal at


April 2017
  • Cinco de Mayo with Congresswoman Jackie Speier - May 5, 2017
  • Surety & ADD/CVD Issues May 17, 2017
  • CEE Apparel, Footwear & Textiles June 14, 2017
  • CHB Exam Prep Course Fall 2017 - July 08, 2017
March 2017
    An Evening with Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • Peter Friedmann's View from Washington DC - March 2017
  • PCC Mission to Washington D.C.
  • PCC Mission Breakout Session with FDA-FSVP
  • Duty Free Entry under 9801
  • CBFANC New Website!
  • CBFANC Social Media
  • New Members of CBFANC!
  • 2017 Educational & Program Events
  • 2017 State of the Port
  • CBP Info Notice ACE Cargo Release Downtime Procedures 728-17-04
  • Will Amazon Revolutionize Shipping?
  • World's Biggest Shipping Company Voices Alarm at Trump Trade War
  • U.S. and Mexico Working to Resolve Issues Affecting Bilateral Sugar Trade

December 2016
  • CBFANC President Year Wrap Up!
  • PCC Mission to D.C. – More Important Now than Ever!
  • Where are our New Brokers At? Time to take that Exam!

November 2016
  • Port News, the Latest
  • You Missed a Great One! CPSC Seminar Recap
  • Did You Cast Your Vote? CBFANC Board of Directors

October 2016
  • Election, TPP – Peter Friedmann’s View from Washington D.C.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Seminar – Don’t Miss Out - WED, OCT 26!!!
  • Let’s Do It!  Board of Directors Elections – CBFANC & Our Industry Needs YOU!!!
September 2016
  • Ocean – the Fall Lineup
  • As the World of Hanjin Turns
  • WESCCON – ACE, West Coast Ports & Hanjin – What More Can We Say?

August 2016 
  • ACE – Updated PGA Pilots Status Report
  • FDA FSMA Seminar Summary
  • Cotton Fee – to be LOWERED!
  • FDA Website Revamp!

July 2016 
  • The Latest in Port News
  • A Broker’s View on SSA Night Gates
  • Stainless Steel Wire Rod Anti-Dumping Review
  • Proposed Amendment to ISF Regulations
  • WESCCON Scholarship Time!
June 2016
  • Gate Fee – The Painful Procedure
  • UK Says Bye-bye to EU – What becomes of the US-EU Deal?
  • NTAS Bulletin Notice
  • JAL Cargo – New Location Notice
May 2016
  • Customs Committee Goodies & Tips
  • Truckers, Smartphones & Apps – Will this help Port Congestion?
  • June 15th, FDA ACE – LIVE – Are you ready?  Let us help!
  • CHB Exam Prep Course – LET’S DO IT!
  • Junker &Nakachi – Tips on Petitions for Duty Suspensions!
April 2016
  • The Latest on SOLAS & Our Ports
  • Peter Friedmann’s View from Washington D.C.
  • Peter is on His Way – Annual Breakfast Address
  • PCC Mission – Have you signed up?
March 2016
  • ACE – As it stands for March 31st.
  • Port & Problems – What’s New?
  • CHB Prep Course – Future Goals
  • PCC Mission – We Need YOU!
February 2016
  • Yes – MORE ACE…
  • Peter Friedmann’s View from Washington D.C.
  • ADD/CVD Update
  • CBFANC Broker Exam Boot Camp
January 2016 
  • ACE – Blink Once – already here…
  • Pier, Port, AARRGGGGHHHH
  • PCC Mission to D.C.
  • Customs Broker Examination Right Around the Corner!