Please, note that this increased regulation has taken effect as of July 9th, 2013. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (877) 764-9441 with any questions or concerns regarding this ISF enforcement. U.S. Customs & Borders Protection (CBP) has issued a statement with updates to the Import Security Filing (ISF 10+2 rule) enforcement. Previously we had posted […]
One of the main reasons why most businesses who talk to PNGLC choose to work with us, aside from friendly service is the many ways we make their business more profitable. Here are some of the alternative ways we can make your business more profitable. 1) Inbound Shipping Management- While overlooked, the costs of shipping the […]
What does C-TPAT certification mean? The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program which is also supported by the Department of Homeland Security. The initiative intends to seek voluntary cooperative relationships between CBP and organizations such as importers, carriers, and brokers who agree to ensure the […]
The First Sales rule allows an importer to base the value of imported finished goods for purposes of duty on the cost of the product at the first sale, typically to a middleman under the First Sale scenario, rather than the value at the time of importation. It is typical for importers pay duty on […]
PNG Worldwide’s international shipping services are a huge asset when it comes to due to our familiarity of the potentially complicated process. We can help navigate you through various international shipping documents and avoid extra fees and lost time. If you have a need for international shipping services, the following information will hopefully help […]
The Pacific Maritime Association said Monday afternoon that a “tentative agreement was reached on the chassis topic” with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union during contract talks on Sunday. A spokesman for the employer group Pacific Maritime Assn., also said earlier this week that the two sides came to a tentative deal over chassis — […]
If you are new to the world of international shipping, you will quickly experience the challenges of world shipping that other importers face. Educating yourself, however, can significantly reduce your risk of running into these costly situations. 1. Value of Currency It is important to be aware of the value of your local currency […]
A broad range of retailers, manufacturers, truckers and other business groups in the United States are appealing to the Federal Maritime Commission to set new policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers from charging unfair fees when uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes keep cargo from being picked up from ports on time. The […]
If you are shipping internationally, you are probably familiar with the U.S. Customs Compliance Audits. Customs Compliance Audits should be taken seriously since errors found in these audits can cause significant fees and time loss. During these audits, Customs not only verifies that the information that you provided is correct, but they also check […]
There are various parts and parties to an ocean bill of lading or air waybill for an international shipment. The parties involved and listed on the bill of lading or air waybill are the shipper, consignee, and the notify party. The Notify Party is the name, address, and contact information of the person or company […]
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