SERVICES

We Offer:

  • Customs Brokerage and Administration
  • FDA Registration Management
  • Classification Management
  • Pre-Arrival and Overtime Clearances
  • US Customs Bonds 
  • On-line Shipment Tracking
  • On-staff experienced US Customs Broker
  • Same day processing of documents for clearance
  • In-Bonds (T&E, IT & T.I.B.’s)
  • USDA Clearance and Permits/Licensing Assistance
  • Electronic Payment of Duties
  • Importer Security Filing (10 + 2)
  • AES – Vehicle Exports

Documents Needed for Customs Clearances:

  • Power of Attorney – A Customs power of attorney is a legal instrument by which a principal (importer) grants certain powers and authority in favor of an agent (Customs broker). This document empowers the broker to act on behalf of its clients in transacting their Customs business.  Click here for a blank Power of Attorney form and Instructions
  • Commercial Invoice – At a minimum, an invoice should: Describe the item clearly, give the quantity, state the value (either price paid, or estimated value based on other considerations.), type of  currency, Country of Origin (where the item was made), where it was purchased, name of the business or person selling the merchandise, location of the business or person selling the merchandise, name and address of business or person buying the merchandise, and if different from the importer, the U.S. address of the person or business the goods are being shipped to. Click here for a blank US Customs Pro Forma Invoice
  • Bill of Lading/Airway Bill – A Bill of Lading is issued by the carrier or their agent to the shipper or their agent in exchange for the receipt of the cargo. It’s the proof that the carrier has received the goods from the shipper or their agent in apparent good order and condition. Below are the various types of bills
    • By mode of transport:
      • Seaway Bill of Lading, or Ocean Bill of Lading (OBL for short)
      • Airway Bill of Lading (AWB for short)
      • Combined Transport Bill of Lading or Multimodal Transport Bill of Lading
    • By Issued Party:
      • Master Bill of Lading, by the carrier (shipping lines or airlines)
      • House Bill of Lading, by the agent or freight forwarder
    • By Issued Form:
      • Original Bill of Lading
      • Telex Released Bill of Lading