U S. Customs Broker & International Freight Forwarder

Customs and Border Protection regulations regarding non-preferential origin determinations for merchandise imported from Canada or Mexico. Shipments that don’t meet customs requirements can be held indefinitely at the shipper’s expense or even confiscated. If you are unsure if your shipment meets all requirements for customs clearance, hiring a customs broker can be an economical choice.
Avoid costly fines and penalties—trust our skilled experts to accurately process your filings. Our due diligence includes auditing your exports and filing export transactions consistently, timely, and accurately. U.S. Customs works hand-in-hand with many other agencies — including the USDA, the FDA, the EPA, the Department of the Treasury and more — to guarantee all shipments comply with the unique regulations of each agency. There are steep fines, potential business shutdowns and even personal liabilities involved with infractions. Don’t try to navigate this minefield alone; find the right Customs broker and trade consultant for your business. Easily manage your U.S. bound shipments with access to customs documentation and online tracking applications.Email to submit paperwork.
Before the eCBP portal was available, brokers filed their triennial reports in paper form by mailing them along with payment to the port, or by submitting the report and payment in person. For the 2015 and 2018 reporting cycles, brokers could use a fillable PDF on pay.govto submit their triennial reports. The 30-minute time burden is an average accounting for those brokers filing in person or by mail on paper. Broker’s office of record.“Broker’s office of record” means the office designated by a customs broker as the broker’s primary location that oversees the administration of the provisions of this part regarding all activities conducted under a national permit. Those two groups will only experience the net cost savings provided by the eCBP portal.
Luckily, you don’t have to worry about learning those details when you work with us, because we’ve already done it for you! We are expert Customs agents who treat your shipments with the same rigor we would use if the cargo were our own. At Shapiro, we’re big believers in eliminating time-consuming redundancies and keystroke errors by trading all mandatory information electronically whenever possible. While we might throw shade at robo-classifications, we do also recognize the sunny side of streamlining processes via technology and automation. This is why we have developed our best inclass system, Shapiro’sClassification Advisory Module. A first page Google ranking or massive venture capital funding aren’t guarantees of compliance, experience, or reliable service.
Dey has become one of the country’s largest family-owned brokers and forwarders, and now entering its fifth generation, is once again a female-led business. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”), the Customs Broker community, and the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Council, CBP unveiled the new Customs Broker Regulations under 19 C.F.R. Part 111. On October 18, 2022, CBP published the final rules, Modernization of the Customs Broker Regulations, 87 FR 63267, and Elimination of Customs Broker District Permit Fee, 87 FR 63262, which go into effect on Monday, December 19, 2022. These new regulations impose heightened responsibilities on Customs Brokers, especially in the areas of “supervision and control” of employees and the broker-client relationship. Choosing the right Customs Broker is often as important as selecting the right logistics partner.
If the appropriate Executive Director, Office of Trade, finds that the applicant is qualified and has paid all applicable fees prescribed in § 111.96, the Executive Assistant Commissioner will issue a license. IMPORTAR EMBARCACIONES for an individual who is a member of a partnership, or an officer of an association or corporation will be issued in the name of the individual licensee and not in his or her capacity as a member or officer of the organization with which he or she is connected. The license will be forwarded to the processing Center, which will deliver it to the licensee. In 2021, brokers were able to use the portal to file their triennial status reports and related fees. Approximately 91 percent of brokers, or 13,772 filers, did so, with 1,406 brokers preferring to file a paper report. The electronic filers saved an average of 19 minutes relative to paper filers.
Post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in obtaining bonds. In our Importer’s Guide to HTS codes, you’ll learn all about this system of import classification and how to apply it to your business. Plus, read up on the changes to the Harmonized System and how they may affect you.