Protect Your International Move
Are you moving Overseas? Here are some tips to protect your property. The FMC encourages you to protect their possessions by taking the following steps when shipping their goods overseas via ocean.
Tips for a Successful Move
- Work with a licensed and registered moving company
- Read the FMC’s Moving Brochure
- Request a quote completed after a visual inspection of your goods.
- Read and understand all of the terms and conditions of your moving contract.
Planning Your Move
- Hiring a Reputable HHG Mover
- Packing for an International Move
- Shipping Your Vehicle Overseas
- Shipping Small Packages
- Seeking CADRS Assistance
The Federal Maritime Commission is warning the public to not do business with “Move Management International, Inc.” (http://www.manageyourmove.net/), a Miami, Florida based company that is failing to meet its contractual obligations as well as the legal requirements of the Shipping Act. The Commission has received complaints from consumers reporting they… Read More »
December 7, 2016 The holidays are a great time to ship gifts overseas to friends and relatives and there are many companies that offer to ship boxes via ocean at a nominal rate. The Office of Consumer Affairs & Dispute Resolution Services (CADRS) would like to remind consumers that to… Read More »
November 4, 2015 The Commission has received a growing number of complaints regarding licensed, bonded and tariffed non-vessel-operating common carrier, Swift International Logistics, Inc., FMC license number 024038N, registered to operate in West Orange, NJ. Efforts by consumers to contact Swift International Logistics, Inc. have been unsuccessful. At this time,… Read More »
November 3, 2015 On November 2, 2015, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) revoked Swift International Logistics Inc.’s (Swift) ocean transportation intermediary (OTI) license. Swift is no longer authorized to provide OTI services. Consumers and businesses should not tender cargo to Swift or its agents for the international shipment of goods…. Read More »
May 14, 2015 The Commission has received complaints that cargo shipped with Genesis Envios has not been sent to Nicaragua. Genesis Envios is not authorized to provide ocean transportation services, and consumers and businesses should only use licensed and bonded ocean transportation intermediaries to ship goods. The Commission and Miami-Dade… Read More »
May 14, 2015 La Comisión está recibiendo quejas que la carga se entrega con Genesis Envios no se ha enviado a Nicargua. Genesis no tiene autorización para prestar servicios de transporte maritime, y consumadores y empresas deben utilizar solamente companías de mudanza internacionales que tiene licencia y seguro especial para… Read More »
April 9, 2014 The FMC’s Office of Consumer Affairs & Dispute Resolution Services (CADRS), along with Miami Dade Consumer Protection, is continuing its efforts to reunite former Medrano consumers with their cargo. Specifically, both agencies are working to locate consumers that possess Medrano receipts with the invoice numbers in the… Read More »
March 14, 2014 NR 14-04 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) On July 25, 2013, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) revoked Transporte Medrano, Inc. d/b/a Medrano Express’ (Medrano Express) ocean transportation intermediary license. If you were a customer of Medrano Express and your cargo has not been delivered, and if you can… Read More »
March 14, 2014 NR 14-04 En 25 de Julio de 2013, la Comisión Marítima, (Federal Maritime Commission, (“FMC”)), cancelo’ la licencia que permitió Transporte Medrano, Inc. d/b/a/ Medrano Express a operar como un intermediario en la transportación de carga marítima. Si usted envio’ cajas o carga con Transporte Medrano, Inc…. Read More »
Alerta Al Consumidor – La Comisión Revoca La Fmc Licencia De Transporte Medrano, Inc. D/B/A Medrano Express
August 23, 2013 El 25 de julio de 2013, la Comisión Federal Marítima (FMC) revocó Transporte Medrano, Inc. d/b/a Medrano Express (Medrano Express) licencia de intermediario de transporte marítimo. Medrano Express ya no tiene autorización para prestar servicios de transporte marítimo. Los consumidores y las empresas no deben licitar carga… Read More »