On July 31, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a general notice—later posted on…
While many area officials have called for social distancing, temporary business closures, and shelter-in-place, the transportation of materials, products, and necessities is needed to continually support vital utilities and infrastructure in these urgent times.
As of March 20, 2020, World Wide Customs Brokers has been deemed an essential service provider by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and will continue to operate and provide services to the best of its capacity while complying with company, local, state, and federal ordinances to minimize risk of infection among colleagues, contractors, affiliates, and customers.
Such measures taken include transferring non-essential operations to work remotely, disinfecting sales offices and branch facilities, and staggering work schedules to decrease density of occupation. The health of our colleagues remains a top priority as the pandemic attempts to strain industry supply chains, and we encourage employees to take sick days as needed and practice preventative measures.
As the events surrounding the coronavirus outbreak continue to develop, World Wide Customs Brokers will diligently observe changing transit, customs, and space conditions through its global network, and continue to perform its services as permitted by respective government exemption.
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to your World Wide Customs Brokers local representative.