US Government Shutdown Update: January 14th, 2019

Midnight December 21st, 2018, US government was partially shut down due to an increased political crisis. On Saturday January 12th, 2019 this partial shutdown became the longest in US history.

The shutdown affects more than 800,000 federal workers in nine different departments, as well as several federal agencies.

This includes the departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Agriculture, Treasury, Interior,Transportation, Commerce, Environmental Protection Agency, Housing and Urban Development.

Please download the pdf notice for information on how your shipments may be affected in regard to the following topics:

  • Airfreight Export and Import
  • Seafreight Export and Import
  • Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

If you have urgent cargo that needs to be expedited, please speak to your local Rohlig account manager.