10 10, 2018

What Can a Customs Broker Do For Me?

By | 2018-10-10T16:38:44+00:00 October 10th, 2018|U.S. Customs|

A customs broker can do a lot for business owners and individuals involved in the importing industry. First and foremost, a broker will relieve any excess stress that comes with handling international imports, such paperwork, government regulations, and international trading laws. But that’s not all a customs broker can do [...]

26 09, 2018

When Is The Right Time To Contact a Customs Broker?

By | 2018-09-26T14:33:54+00:00 September 26th, 2018|U.S. Customs|

Hint: It’s not halfway through the importing procedure! If you’re only contacting a customs broker when your imported goods are in motion, you’re missing out on some of the most key advantages a customs broker has to offer -- and while a customs broker can help at any stage, waiting [...]

6 09, 2018

Importing Alcohol: How Does it Work?

By | 2018-09-06T16:08:59+00:00 September 6th, 2018|U.S. Customs|

The import of alcohol in the United States can be a lucrative business. According to Statista, the U.S. made roughly 223.2 billion dollars in alcoholic beverage sales back in 2016 -- and that number has continued to grow steadily since 2006. But while the majority of that money comes from [...]

22 08, 2018

Navigating Temporary Imports: ATA Carnet

By | 2018-08-22T14:54:19+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Forms and Documents, U.S. Customs|

Temporary imports, while generally not what most people would think of when they think about imports, are a key kind of import that allows companies and professionals to bring in samples, equipment, and prototypes without being charged duty they otherwise would have to pay. Because a temporary import will not [...]

8 08, 2018

Fulfillment by Amazon: An Overview for Businesses

By | 2018-08-08T13:46:11+00:00 August 8th, 2018|U.S. Customs|

Ecommerce is booming, and it doesn’t look like the online shopping momentum is about to end any time soon. Amazon, in particular, is a pack leader; the online retailer has completely changed how we think about shopping and selling. It’s such a powerhouse that Amazon’s net sales were $178 billion [...]

26 07, 2018

5 Questions To Prepare Yourself Before You Contact A Customs Broker

By | 2018-07-26T17:59:10+00:00 July 26th, 2018|U.S. Customs|

So, you’re thinking about contacting a customs broker. Perhaps you’re interested in becoming a Non-Resident importer, or you’re looking into importing personal goods as a resident. Maybe your business is growing to the point where handling customs is too big on your own — congratulations! — or perhaps you’re interested [...]

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