Customs brokers will be required to undergo continuing education as part of a new rule issue by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). According to CBP, requiring individual customs brokers to stay up to date with recent developments in customs and related laws, as well as international trade and [...]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has just released a framework for how customs brokers can prepare for and respond to a worst-case scenario: a cyber attack on your data system. The guide (PDF version here) recommends the following tips: Prevention and Protection Have a written cybersecurity policy and/or set [...]
After years of feedback and collaboration with brokers and the trade community, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has published two Final Rule changes to the customer broker regulations in 19 CFR 111 that will impact the customs broker industry. These are “Modernization of the Customs Broker Regulations” (87 FR [...]
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.