New U.S. CBP Rules Modernize Customs Broker Regulations

New U.S. CBP Rules Modernize Customs Broker Regulations

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) just published new rules, effective December 19, aimed at modernizing customs broker regulations and operations. Like most changes to the US Code of Federal Regulations, they’ll go largely unnoticed. But importers would be...
Shipping from Vietnam: the Next Global Manufacturing Hub

Shipping from Vietnam: the Next Global Manufacturing Hub

As manufacturers move more and more of their production out of China, Vietnam is becoming the next manufacturing hub for East-to-West supply chains. Shippers new to the country must find effective solutions for shipping from Vietnam, taking into account how freight...
Helicopter Shipping: Keys to Success

Helicopter Shipping: Keys to Success

The average cost of a new helicopter is about $2 million USD, with the most expensive brands costing up to $27 million. That’s why helicopter shipping is such a concern for sellers and buyers who need this expensive cargo to arrive on time and damage free....
Understanding the Customs Clearance Process

Understanding the Customs Clearance Process

Success in global trade involves finding quality suppliers, transporting goods in a volatile freight market, navigating trade wars and related tariffs, and a host of other factors. But one of your most critical day-to-day tasks is mastering the complexities of the...