Import Compliance

        Did you know customs fees on importers were in the billions last year? Do you know if your company is in full compliance with all new and existing import regulations? Are you having delays across your supply chain? When your cargo arrives in the USA does it seem that it is always getting delayed at the border, port or in customs? Have you been charged demurrage or late fees because of waiting for information, or did you just not even know that you had an import arrive already? What strategies can you implement across your enterprise to help reduce or eliminate these issues?

Program overview This program will help determine how compliant your company is with all U.S. import regulations. This program is a must for the experienced or first time importer to make sure you understand the do's and dont's of importing. It will cover the roles and responsibilities the importer must be aware of in order to avoid fines, delays and possible loss of import privileges. You will have a 17 point checklist to guide you to full compliance on every import. We will provide all materials/ handouts, checklists and on-line resources

Topics covered:
  • Role and responsibilities of importer, customs broker and freight forwarder.
  • How to determine proper classification's, bonds, valuations, and assists.
  • Common errors using incoterms, are you using them properly in your p.o.'s / proformas.
  • What strategies can be used to reduce delays, eliminate demurrage and shorten your lead times.
  • Import checklist that can be used on every import to help keep your company in full compliance.
  • Benefits of C-TPAT, ISA, FAST programs.
  • Importer on-line resources -What are they, where can I find them, how will they help me.

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