29 12, 2019

Importing Wholesale: The Breakdown

By | 2019-12-29T17:16:51+00:00 December 29th, 2019|U.S. Customs|

Importing wholesale goods into the U.S. can be an extremely profitable business venture -- especially considering the lower cost of manufacturing in other countries.  That being said, like with any other kind of business undertaking, you must be fully informed of all the regulations, laws, and fees that would be [...]

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 [...]

21 09, 2019

Bringing Pets into the U.S.

By | 2019-09-21T00:00:52+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Forms and Documents, U.S. Customs|

Do you plan on traveling with your furry friend? Or maybe you’re interested in buying a little companion from overseas. Either way, you probably have some questions about getting pets over the border. There are a few things you’ll need to understand about bringing pets into the U.S. before you [...]

13 09, 2019

Importing Cars To The U.S.

By | 2019-09-13T20:36:04+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Forms and Documents, U.S. Customs|

These days, many people are interested in importing cars to the U.S. for personal use. Some might think it’s a daunting task not worth undertaking, especially when so many kinds of cars are readily available in the U.S. already. However, there are actually three common reasons why someone might want [...]

30 08, 2019

Five Surprising Things on the U.S. Customs Prohibited Items

By | 2019-08-30T17:41:23+00:00 August 30th, 2019|U.S. Customs|

When you’re shopping online or planning to import a common household item into the United States, you probably aren’t wondering whether it’s banned or not. After all, companies like Amazon or Ebay regulate these things and U.S. citizens have a lot of freedom in what they’re allowed to import. If [...]

15 08, 2019

Temporary Import Bonds and U.S. Trade Shows

By | 2019-08-15T20:28:20+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Forms and Documents, U.S. Customs|

Trade shows can bring many new and unique challenges for businesses. Whether you’re an experienced importer/exporter or not, participating in a trade show can leave you scratching your head. You may have heard that using a temporary import bond is the right way to go, but what exactly does that [...]

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