18 03, 2020

Importing Commercial Samples Into the U.S.

By | 2020-03-18T21:07:32+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Forms and Documents, U.S. Customs|

During the product development and/or business development portion of being an importer, there are many cases in which you would want to move commercial samples into the US (if you haven’t done so already!). Sampling of goods and prototypes is a common request of manufacturers and exporters by US-based importing [...]

21 02, 2020

Read This Before Clearing Customs for the First Time

By | 2020-02-21T21:28:40+00:00 February 21st, 2020|U.S. Customs|

Kicking off your importing business can be incredibly exciting! It’s an expanding industry that has plenty of room for more competitors to swoop in and bring imported goods to the masses. Consumers have a growing expectation for convenient access to products of all kinds -- including imported products. That being [...]

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 [...]

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