When TSA opened up the TSA Known Shipper program, it allowed U.S. based shippers that were verified TSA Known Shippers […]
Is There a “Good Time” To Switch Freight Forwarders?
Big business decisions are never easy or fun – especially when it concerns a close business relationship such as that […]
Benefits of Foreign Trade Zones
Foreign Trade Zones are incredibly beneficial to a few different types of companies in the U.S. Import tariffs and duty […]
What is a Duty Drawback?
We all love a refund when possible, don’t we? Luckily, with duty drawbacks, the possibility of getting a refund on […]
What is a Switch Bill Of Lading?
While there are tons of documents you undoubtedly deal with on a day-to-day basis while working in the shipping industry, […]
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Any cargo with commercial value in excess of $2,500 entering the U.S. is subject to duties and taxes. But there’s […]
New USMCA for Importers: What You Need to Know
If you’ve had your ear to industry news for the last couple of years, chances are relatively high that you’ve […]
What is a Zone Rate?
Freight rates can get pretty complicated. If you’ve ever looked at your freight bills, you’ve probably noticed a pretty high […]
Letter of Indemnity: Why a Handshake Isn’t Enough for Shipping Transactions
The international shipping industry really relies on conversations. If you’ve ever dealt with an international shipping transactions, you know that […]
Imports: When is a Power Of Attorney Needed?
As you might imagine, there’s a ton of security surrounding U.S. imports. Customs is incredibly careful regarding what comes in, […]
Avoiding Disasters with AMS Customs
No one wins when fighting with AMS Customs. Well…actually, AMS Customs wins. Point is, getting in trouble with AMS Customs […]
Importance of Accurate Packing Lists
You’ve probably received an earful throughout your career in shipping on the importance of document correctness. But as you’ve most […]
IMO Declaration Process: Things to Be Aware Of
Everything in the shipping industry feels like a process, and dangerous goods shipping is no different. If your shipment is […]
Importance of a Shipper’s Letter of Instruction
There are enough factors involved in the shipping process to make anyone’s head spin. But that’s what 3PL’ are for. […]
Importance of IMO Declaration Form
How many forms, signatures, approval emails, and other documents have you had to write your name on in some way, […]
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