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According to the Customs Border Protection Agency (CBP), a Type 86 Entry is permitted when there is one shipment per day per person with a total value not exceeding $800 in the exporting country.  This means that American shoppers can go online, pay for items, and receive them directly
The volume of air & ocean container traffic has been on the rise over the past ten years and this has resulted in increased competition among shippers resulting in declining profits. The biggest problem for most logistics providers has to do with the congestion between the container terminal yard
What is the Chinese New Year? The Chinese New Year refers to the beginning of a New Year in China following the lunar calendar. The New Year usually begins on the second moon following the winter solstice and ends about fifteen days later when the full moon appears. Unlike
Evolve has greatly improved the importation process of their D2C (Direct-to-Consumer) Ocean shipments using Customs City’s all-in-one US eCommerce Clearance Service (ACE Ocean, ISF & Type 86). Evolve’s D2C eCommerce process is now seamless & our solution allowed them to save at least 30% on customs clearance, warehousing costs
An airport community system is a form of a Single Window for Trade & Logistics. It is an open and neutral electronic platform that makes possible the secure and intelligent exchange of information between private and public stakeholders to enhance the competitive position of airport communities. The Role of
All products regulated by the FDA have to be submitted to a review FDA before being allowed into the United States. The FDA employs an electronic review process of all submissions for entry via the Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP). All products that are regulated by the FDA
The Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) is a fee-based voluntary program that provides expedited import and review of animal and human foods into the US for participating importers. The scheme will benefit both importers and consumers in a variety of ways. Participating importers can usually import their products into
Delivering imports to the Amazon FBA program has been improved due to the recent guidance by the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) administrative ruling on fulfillment centers and warehouses. According to the ruling, imports can be admitted tax and duty-free into the US as long as that merchandise has