March 21, 2020

With the recent lockdowns imposed by California, New York and States in the US. One of the commonly asked questions from importers in our customs broker office is how does this affect my imported goods and can I still import as usual? Most lockdowns or the term shelter...

April 2, 2018

Importing cars and vehicles into the U.S. requires a knowledgeable Customs Broker who can provide proper guidance into the specific requirements and documents needed in order for your car to successfully clear customs when arrived. 

It is strongly advised not to ship yo...

March 12, 2018

How to Import Personal or Household Goods into USA.

March 2, 2018

For Importers who are importing goods into the US for the first time. The ISF Filing is your first declaration to US Customs, and will also be their first impression of you as an Importer. It is important to make sure that your first ISF is filed on time (24 hours befo...

January 8, 2018

How to Import Goods by Air Cargo into USA

November 10, 2017

How to Import Electric Bikes and Scooters into USA

October 5, 2017

Many of you may have heard that FDA is starting to implement a new program called Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP).

According to the FDA, 15 percent of the U.S. food supply is imported, including nearly 50 percent of fresh fruit and 20 percent of fresh veget...

September 19, 2017

To import food into the Unites States, besides U.S. Customs, you need to understand requirements and restrictions associated with the process with other PGA's. Importing food is a more complicated process than importing other products due to the fact that these commodi...

August 13, 2017

Besides the price that you paid your seller for the goods (with or without freight & insurance included), and the customs broker fees and duties involved. A question that comes up very often with our clients is "what other costs are there?"

The additional costs besides...

July 30, 2017

The ISF Filing requirement which started in its initial roll out in 2009, was finally enforced in 2013 which gave CBP the authority to issue fines and penalties to Importers for late or erroneous filings. But on June 17, 2016, US Customs and Border protection issued CS...

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