Please be advised that HTS Jacksonville will be closed for receiving on Monday, March 16, due to full capacity. We will confirm Monday if it remains closed for receiving Tuesday, March 17, and Wednesday, March 18.
We are reaching out to all our valued customers in the US and across the globe internationally. The United States government has announced special measures in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19. Ghanem Forwarding holds the safety of our customers and employees as top priority. We are doing our part by keeping our facilities clean on a daily basis and offering staff to work from home remotely. We plan to limit the impact to our day to day business activities while staying as safe as possible.
As of Monday 3/16/2020, Ghanem immediately requests customers take preventative measures and avoid coming to our Baltimore, MD office in an effort to protect you and our staff. We politely ask for your cooperation in this matter to keep you and our employees safe. Currently, we request customers do not visit the office until 3/31. We will be sending additional updates. *If your only means of payment is drop-off, please use our door slot and label your payments accordingly with your Name and VIN.
Please help us by staying safe yourselves and understanding we are taking measures to protect our employees. We expect to have employees still available by phone throughout the day and will be answering all emails per usual. We appreciate your understanding and patience if the situation continues to evolve, as we may have limited staff in office. In this scenario, we will continue business as usual remotely, so please take advantage of all our online services (bookings, tracking & payments) – www.gforwarding.com *Ask Dan for any payment questions
Please take all advised precautions to protect yourselves and your families. We will announce any new updates as we make decisions as the situation progresses, hopefully for the better soon. As always, please feel free to contact us for any questions or concerns.
Ghanem Forwarding LLC
Please make sure you advise your drivers that Tomorrow, Tuesday March 17th is Gleason’s Birthday and to review Terminal status.
*Jacksonville-FL, Baltimore-MD SLP, Newark-NJ and Boston-MA are all CLOSED in observance.
Please be advised that HTS Jacksonville will remain closed for receiving, Tuesday, March 17, and Wednesday, March 18
Due to unforeseen circumstances, please be advised that the Jacksonville Terminal will be Closed on Monday, Tuesday of next week and will re-open on Wednesday. Sorry for the later notice and any inconvenience this may cause you. Please hold cargo deliveries until Wednesday of next week.
Gleason's Birthday, Observed - Tuesday March 17th, 2020
Baltimore Seagirt CLOSED
Baltimore Chesap CLOSED
NYC ~ APM CLOSED
NYC ~ C+C CLOSED
NYC ~ FAPS CLOSED
NYC ~ NYCT CLOSED
Savannah Roro OPEN
Sav Ocean Term OPEN
Sav Garden City OPEN
Sav N Charleston OPEN
Please be informed that when delivering units in Freeport, it must be empty. We are seeing a high volume of units being delivered with personal effects and garbage. Units will not be received if they have any trash or personal effect. HTS will no longer allow transporters to empty garbage from vehicles into the terminal dumpsters.
Please be advised the Baltimore AMPORTS Terminal is open as of Friday March 13th.
Due to the unforeseen weather conditions in the Boston area, the Glovis Symphony Vessel will have a delayed arrival to South Locus Point with ETA Tuesday, March 10th. South Locus Point is near capacity as of today, so please advise all your drivers that South Locus Point will face delays on Monday and Tuesday and if possible, hold their deliveries for Tuesday afternoon. We have injected additional vessel calls to Baltimore, there will be 3 vessels calling Baltimore in the next 20 days, which will ensure that all cleared cargo is loaded and the terminal isn’t’ facing any capacity issues.
PS: AMPORTS will re-open later next week as a second option.
Please be advised that space for Non-Running / Tow cargo has reached capacity at the Philadelphia, PA Auto Terminal. The next date the terminal can accept Non-Running / Tow Cargo will be March 16th. Please divert your Non-Running / Tow cargo to Newark, NJ during this period.