Without a customs broker, you may not be able to import or export shipments. If you run a business, this is obviously problematic.
That’s how important customs brokers are to business and the economy, and technological advances within the industry continue to improve the importing and exporting experience.
It’s a lot more than just delivering on time. For instance, a good customs broker would have strong knowledge of many industries, and know exactly what is required to make the process seamless.
Importers can experience some very costly challenges so they have to be aware of everything, from missing trademark licenses to counterfeit goods–not to mention contraband, those illegal goods that are smuggled into countries.
They utilize software programs and applications also provide the most recent rules and regulations pertaining to each country of import so that brokers know the exact documentation required, increases or decreases in duties or tariffs and … Read the rest