Simplify U.S. Customs with Freightclear Customs Brokers

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Importing goods into the United States involves navigating a complex process that requires extensive knowledge of customs regulations and compliance. To streamline this process and ensure a smooth importation, many businesses turn to Freightclear Customs Brokers. In this article, we will explore the role of a customs broker, the benefits of using Freightclear, the importation […]

Assessing your current supply chain for diversification

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Evaluating your supply chain’s vulnerability to disruptions is a critical step in ensuring the continuity of your business operations. Disruptions can come in many forms, including natural disasters, geopolitical events, and unexpected changes in demand. Therefore, it is essential to have a comprehensive understanding of your supply chain and the potential risks that may arise. […]

Diversifying Your Global Supply Chain

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Global manufacturing and supply chains are crucial to the success of businesses worldwide. However, relying solely on one supplier or manufacturer can create vulnerability to disruption, especially in times of global events such as pandemics, natural disasters, or political changes. Therefore, diversifying your supply chain by working with multiple suppliers and manufacturers across different regions […]

Working with a Customs Broker

Working with a customs broker to import goods into the United States If you’re a business that is looking to import goods from overseas into the United States, you’ll likely need the services of a customs broker. A customs broker is a licensed professional who helps businesses navigate the complex process of importing goods across […]

Carnet items for import

Eligible items for Carnets Commercial samples, professional equipment and advertising material can be imported into the United States by a nonresident. Other countries permit the use of a carnet to import the above materials and other categories of goods such as, ordinary goods like computers, tools, cameras and video equipment, industrial machinery, automobiles, gems and […]

Customs container inspections

Under Title 19, section 1467, of the United States Code (19 U.S.C. 1467), CBP has a right to examine any shipment imported into the United States and it is important to know that you, the importer, must bear the cost of such cargo exams. Cleared and delivered in no way can control or defer the […]

Restricted Items for Import

A license or permit from the responsible agency may be necessary to import: alcoholic beverages animal and animal products certain drugs firearms and ammunition fruits, nuts meat and meat products milk, dairy, and cheese products plants and plant products poultry and poultry products petroleum and petroleum products vegetables There are also restrictions on the importation […]

Classification of Imported Goods

All goods that enter the United States are categorized according to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. The act of placing goods into the correct category is called classification. Classification determines how much duty will be collected. Classification is more than simply looking up an item in an index. It is a very complicated process requiring the […]

Basic Importing Requirements

Importing to the USA basics An individual may make his/her own Customs clearance of goods imported for personal use or business. All merchandise coming into the United States must clear Customs and is subject to a Customs duty unless specifically exempted by law. Clearance involves a number of steps: entry, inspection, appraisement, classification and liquidation. […]

Importer Security Filing-10+2

On January 26, 2009, the new rule titled Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements (commonly known as “10+2”) went into effect. This new rule applies to import cargo arriving to the United States by vessel. Failure to comply with the new rule could ultimately result in monetary penalties, increased inspections and delay of cargo. […]