WTDC Newsletter – September 11, 2023


President’s Corner

September traditionally marks the beginning of a busy season for our duty free and travel retail clients. WTDC is working with local partners to accommodate large overflow inventory projects as we continue to grow new services such as our global door to door transportation for pharmaceuticals.
Looking for warehousing space in South Florida? Contact WTDC – a one-stop-shop solution for shipping, warehousing, and Customs documentation.

Stay healthy,
Sean Gazitua, President & CEO
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Sean Gazitua FIU IBHS 2023

Sean Gazitua to speak at FIU’s IBHS meeting

On Monday, September 11th, WTDC President and CEO Sean Gazitua will be the guest speaker at FIU’s International Business Honor Society (IBHS). IBHS is a student-managed organization that provides opportunities and events for students to develop business skills.

IBHS also owns the only student led business in FIU: the Bandhwari Women’s Project. Each year, WTDC sponsors travel to India for a student who demonstrates exceptional professionalism in an essay format responding to Mr. Gazitua’s presentation.

FIU was announced this week as the no. 4 best public university in the country by Wall Street Journal!

FIU No. 4 best public university, according to Wall Street Journal


September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The goal of this month is to raise funds for families impacted, as well as honor the children with cancer.
Please consider supporting childhood cancer foundations such as LiveLikeBella through donations, fundraisers, volunteering, and more.
Major League Soccer is supporting childhood cancer causes through their campaign, Kick Childhood Cancer.
On September 29th, FIU Men’s Soccer has a game against USF in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.

Live Like Bella – Ways to Give

MLS – Kick Childhood Cancer

PortMiami to complete largest Cruise Terminal in North America

MSC Cruise terminal at PortMiami is building the largest terminal in North America. The terminal will accommodate 36,000 passengers daily.
Along with the terminal, the largest MSC ship based in North America, MSC World America, will debut from the terminal in 2025.

Cruise Fever – Largest Cruise Ship Terminal in North America Moves Closer to Completion


Florida ports reopen as Hurricane Idalia passes through

Florida ports reopened following the passing Hurricane Idalia. The category 3 hurricane made landfall in Florida’s big bend region, forcing ports and airports alike to halt activities.
Southeast US ports reopen after Hurricane Idalia blows through region

Southeast US ports reopen after Hurricane Idalia blows through region | Journal of Commerce (joc.com)