The Deringer Difference

Compliance: If you've got it, flaunt it!

Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Jan 11, 2018 2:22:00 PM

Want to get me going? Tell me compliance is a necessary evil.

Necessary? Sure. Evil? Only if you lack imagination and ingenuity!

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Topics: Trade Compliance

FTZs, and ASFs, and Benefits: Oh My!

Posted by Rachael Sink on Dec 11, 2017 12:32:00 PM

Foreign Trade Zone

Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) areas are secure locations under the supervision of the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and are considered to be outside of the U.S. Customs territory when considering duty payment. Ultimately, this means that you can find cost-savings through the use of these areas and framework.

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Topics: Alternative Site Framework, Foreign Trade Zones

The Five W's of BKIP

Posted by Rachael Sink on Nov 14, 2017 11:12:00 AM

If you believe knowledge is power, then partnering with your broker in the Broker-Known Importer Program (BKIP) is your answer. As an importer, you are required to provide detailed information regarding your goods when bringing them into the United States. Software and electronic communications are available in the marketplace to make the Customs clearance process more seamless and efficient. However, importers can also participate in voluntary programs to help prevent delays in the Customs clearance of their goods.

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Topics: Trade Compliance, BKIP