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12 12, 2019

Do You Actually Need Cargo Insurance?

By | 2019-12-12T17:33:12+00:00 December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Even though various insurance policies are woven into our everyday lives, purchasing insurance still seems to inspire some pretty begrudged feelings. This makes sense of course, it’s an intangible item that doesn’t necessarily immediately benefit the purchaser (except for peace of mind).  Think about this: have you thought about what [...]

9 12, 2019

How Do I Claim Section 321 For My Shipment?

By | 2019-12-09T20:44:40+00:00 December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Swimming through a pile of regulations and paperwork is definitely not pleasant, especially if you’re a first time importer (but even experienced importers)! That being said, when starting a new business, we understand that saving wherever you can is critical to your growth, so we’ve decided to take a closer [...]

3 12, 2019

Trade Compliance: What You Need to Know

By | 2019-12-03T19:44:29+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|U.S. Customs|

For those that may not know, trade compliance refers to the regulatory framework for all trade between countries. Certain stipulations within the regulations may include classification, risk determination, lending, and applicable duties and/or fees. In some cases, specific countries may have different trade agreements for every country it interacts with.  [...]

24 11, 2019

How to Evaluate Customs Brokers

By | 2019-11-24T16:16:04+00:00 November 24th, 2019|U.S. Customs|

Businesses and organizations of all sizes benefit from partnering with a customs brokerage to ensure they clear customs with ease. Whether this is a one time thing, or you import millions of dollars worth of goods each year, any shortcomings to the customs process can result in fines, costly delays, [...]

1 11, 2019

What You Need To Know: Importing/Exporting Business Basics

By | 2019-11-01T14:25:35+00:00 November 1st, 2019|U.S. Customs|

If you’re just beginning your journey into learning what it takes to have an import/export business, start by getting a handle on this one thing: importing is not just something to take on easily and hack your way through it. Competition is stiff -- no matter the kind of imports [...]

26 10, 2019

Key Steps for Clearing Customs With Ease

By | 2019-10-26T15:31:27+00:00 October 26th, 2019|U.S. Customs|

If you’re looking to import a container of commercial goods into the United States, chances are you may be aware already that there are certain steps required in order to comply with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, also known as CBP. (Did you know that CBP is actually one of [...]

27 09, 2019

Border Patrol History In The U.S.

By | 2019-09-27T20:09:55+00:00 September 27th, 2019|U.S. Customs|

In the United States, border patrol history is rich and long-lasting. In July 2019 the U.S. commemorated the 230th anniversary of their first border control agency, the United States Customs Service, a precursor to the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). With more than 60,000 employees, the CBP is [...]

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