Learn About Importing
Importing Into the U.S
When importing goods into the United States a customs entry is required in order for goods to be released for delivery. The importer or their licensed customs broker will file the entry with U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection that gives them detailed information about the goods that are being imported. It is the importer’s responsibility, with the help of their Customs Broker to ensure that their freight is classified correctly. Read more
Whenever freight is imported or exported overseas through air or sea it is vital to have it packaged properly. It also expedites customs examination, and protects your freight from being damaged in transit. If there is ever any questions about how to package your freight contact your freight forwarder for packaging information. Here are a few basic principals that all imported or exported freight should have
- The commercial invoice should have good listed in the order they were packed.
- Mark the exact quantity of each item on the box that it is shipped in
- Number each box
- Reference each box on your commercial invoice with detailed itemization of the goods