Customs Broker

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Customs Broker

An individual or firm licensed by customs authorities to enter and clear imported goods through customs. The broker represents the importer in dealings with the customs authorities.

Customs Broker

An individual or firm licensed to represent an importer or exporter in front of customs authorities. A customs broker must ordinarily be authorized to act as such by the local government. The broker files the appropriate paperwork and helps ensure that the goods being imported comply with all applicable regulations. A customs broker is also called a customshouse broker, especially in the United States.
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Established during 2002 by US Customs, C-TPAT is a voluntary program for importers, carriers, customs brokers, freight forwarders and logistics providers, designed to protect global commerce from terrorism.
The Nogales Logistics Center, located 65 miles south of Tucson, Arizona, is in an area highly concentrated with customs brokers, manufacturers and flowthrough warehouses that make it easier for customers to do business with the 450 maquiladoras located in Sonora, Mexico," stated Randy Stanley, vice president, Americas for Menlo Worldwide.
She is a member of the American Association of Exporters & Importers (AAEI), Joint Industry Group (JIG), National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA), and the Trade Support Network (TSN), where she currently serves as trade co-chair of the account management committee.
Logistics costs will become more expensive after Kyrgyzstan joins the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Chairman of the Customs Brokers Association Ivan Geletyuk told Tazabek in an interview.
Key Regions - Americas - APAC - EMEA Key Vendors - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu - Ernst & Young - KPMG - PricewaterhouseCoopers Other Prominent Vendors - Affiliated Customs Brokers - Maersk Supply Service - OHL - Tiger Logistics (India) - TurboBroker - Unit International - UPS Supply Chain Solutions - V.
Organized by the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers, the CSCB National Annual Conference is considered the most important gathering in the customs broker industry, and brings together companies, specialists and associate members who are actively involved in this sector.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is reminding once again all importers and customs brokers that July 31, 2014 is the deadline for them to comply with accreditation requirements of the tax agency.
BNA) -- President of Customs has issued Order 110 for this year The Order stipulates that all customs brokers, product owners or their authorised representatives should present customs data within two hours after the arrival of the products and to follow up on all procedures in the next two hours in a way that ensures that all procedures should not take more than four hours.
The new product enhancement, called "TruVis," comes at a strategic moment in the industry, closely following the recent announcement by US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) that it would allow Customs brokers to move into more complete electronic recordkeeping and retention processes.
It was then sold to Near North Customs Brokers, a subsidiary of Manitoulin Transport, in 2007.
These include freight forwarders, customs brokers, and so forth.
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