2 05, 2019

LCL vs FCL: Which Shipment Type is Right for You?

By | 2019-05-02T15:08:21+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Ocean Cargo|

The logistics of getting your goods from supplier to warehouse is a big part of importing. Sea, air, or land, insured or uninsured, LCL or FCL — you have a lot of decisions to make. How do you know what’s right for you? Your customs broker partner — that's us — can [...]

19 09, 2018

Cargo Insurance: Do You Need The Extra Protection?

By | 2018-09-19T14:54:18+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Forms and Documents, Ocean Cargo|

Like it or not, whether you’re shipping by land, sea or air, there’s always a possibility that your cargo will be damaged along the way. There’s no way of completely guaranteeing safe cargo. You can’t control natural disasters, weather anomalies, human error, or, if you’re unlucky, dishonest shippers. Just a [...]

21 03, 2017

ISF Filing (10+2): What, When & Why

By | 2017-08-16T15:58:00+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Ocean Cargo, U.S. Customs|

The Importer Security Filing (ISF filing) applies to all incoming cargo to the United States by Ocean Vessel. ISF filing was first introduced in 2009 and officially went into effect late in 2010. ISF was put in place for targeting and security purposes only and does not necessarily effect trade enforcement or admissibility of your cargo however US. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will compare data filed with your customs entry to assess risk.