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    Rachael Sink

    Rachael is a social media marketer for A.N. Deringer, Inc. and specializes in writing about and promoting international trade related topics.
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    De Minimis and Valuation: Known Trade Compliance Risk Areas

    Posted by Rachael Sink on Nov 6, 2018 1:00:00 PM

    Known trade compliance risk areas can take many forms and often require multi-disciplined specialists to help keep you in compliance. As you know, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP or Customs) is responsible for enforcing compliance at all ports of entry—and there are areas that are well-known in the trade community for being at risk for noncompliance.

    De Minimis, Customs valuation, and duty rate are three known areas that receive added scrutiny from CBP. 

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    Topics: Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement

    How to Further Reduce International Trade Risks

    Posted by Rachael Sink on Oct 23, 2018 1:00:00 PM

    You've got a fantastic trade compliance program, and now you want to improve your efforts even more. You can do that! The voluntary Importer Self Assessment (ISA) program can help you to reduce international trade risks further and provide actual benefits .

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    Topics: Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement

    Compliance: Demonstrate Reasonable Care and Be Better Prepared

    Posted by Rachael Sink on Oct 15, 2018 1:15:00 PM

    You have a trade compliance program and your team works well, but to reach the next level, compliance must become an  integral part of everyday business.

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    Topics: International Trade Compliance & Enforcement

    6 Steps to Reduce and Consolidate Your List of Approved Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders

    Posted by Rachael Sink on Sep 5, 2018 5:15:28 PM

    You're a trade compliance team of a few, or maybe just one, and you've been tasked with reducing and consolidating the number of Customs brokers and freight forwarders used throughout the company. After all, consistency and compliance are imperative. Once the list of providers is pared down, you will be dispersing the preferred list company-wide.

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    Topics: International Trade Compliance & Enforcement

    Maximize Your Free Time at Port and Avoid Detention and Demurrage

    Posted by Rachael Sink on Aug 22, 2018 11:04:00 AM

    The first time you heard the word detention, was your first thought staying after school in the principal's office for skipping class? Mine too, but we're going to talk about a different type of detention and a few other things relating to the movement of your cargo.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Management, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation

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