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U.S. Custom Management

Managing the Customs Clearance Process

The primary concern with matters pertaining to U.S. Customs is typically the one you were not unaware existed. The first challenge can often be knowing which questions to ask. A quick list of considerations should include:

  • Harmonized Tariff Codes
  • Duty Rates
  • Anti-dumping / Countervailing Duties
  • Documents Required
  • Labeling Requirements
  • Country of Origin Regulations
  • Free Trade Agreements
  • Record Keeping Requirements
  • Prior Notice Requirements
  • ISF Filing Requirements
  • Import Permit and Licensing Requirements
  • ISPM Requirements

Other Governmental Agency Considerations, including:

  • FDA
  • USDA
  • ATF
  • FCC
  • EPA
  • Hazardous Material Regulations
  • Importer of Record Requirements
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Methods of Valuation
  • Various Types of Entry

CLN’s Customs Management Team works with companies to identify the areas of U.S. Customs that will impact the importing of their material. The type of material being imported, the country of origin, the end use, and the purpose of importing the material are all variables that affect customs considerations. Partner with our Customs Management Team to not only make the process easier and more efficient, but also to avoid unnecessary and unexpected delays, fines, and penalties.