“I think I've found an error in my Canadian import transactions, and it's my fault. What can I do?” Human error is a fact of life, and honest mistakes can happen with import documentation. No matter the nature of your business or the size of your company – no one is immune to the possibility of a slip-up.
Consolidation and cross-docking are smart practices that all shippers should consider making use of to maximize efficiencies. When incorporated into your everyday shipping routines, they can both help lower costs and improve product flow.
The most effective approach to ensuring a smooth U.S. Customs experience is to take proactive measures and remain fully informed. With proper planning and by tapping into expert advice as needed, your company will be less likely to face customs inquiries and scrutiny – and penalties. Follow these steps to maximize.
The global economic downturn of recent years has severely affected profits across the cargo shipping industry, with Hanjin Shipping Co. the most recent casualty.
The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA) was signed into law in February of this year and brought in regulatory changes in several areas, including tax and duty exemptions at the U.S. border. Tax and Duty Breaks According to TFTEA Included in the TFTEA is an amendment to Section 321 of the Tariff Act,.
Customs brokers work with companies that import and export goods across international borders to help ease the process and reduce the possible risks associated with cross-border trade. Under the Mod Act, importers are responsible for demonstrating compliance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requirements –.
There are several programs available to importers that can facilitate the importation process and save money. Although it may seem daunting if you haven’t tapped into these programs before, it is well worth making use of them as the cost savings can be substantial.
Mitigate border delays, penalties, and sleepless nights by being a fully informed, law-abiding citizen. Why you should try to improve your importing game Cross-border shipping is an important part of your business and it takes time and attention to ensure you get it right. Fulfilling your customs responsibilities will.