The Deringer Difference

Demurrage and Detention: What’s the difference?

Posted by Jack Bender on Oct 11, 2019 11:03:37 AM

No importer wants to leave their product sitting in a port longer than they have to, especially when doing so can rack up thousands of dollars in demurrage and detention fees.

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Topics: Customs Consulting, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, detention, demurrage, demurrage and detention

Adapting Strategic Trade Compliance to New Company Priorities

Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Oct 2, 2019 1:10:34 PM


US businesses that actively source raw materials, components, or finished goods from other countries must understand—and adhere to—the trade regulations for every country involved in their supply chain. Failure to do so can lead to fines and severe penalties.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, trade compliance, import compliance, shipping compliance

Incoterms 2020: Preparing for Proposed Changes

Posted by Teresa Chapman on Sep 27, 2019 11:41:59 AM

Any information that affects your freight is information that you should know. Are you aware of the proposed changes to Incoterms 2020?

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Topics: Customs Consulting, Incoterms, freight, incoterms 2020, shipping comliance, freight forwarding

Understanding Incoterms and How to Alleviate Shipping Risks

Posted by Teresa Chapman on Sep 18, 2019 8:16:27 PM

Have you been shipping products blindly? Shipping without knowing how Incoterms affect your freight creates a risk that could cost you anywhere from a few thousand dollars to completely bankrupting your business.

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Topics: Customs Consulting, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, Freight Agents, compliance, Incoterms

Binding Ruling Requests & How They Benefit Importers

Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Sep 9, 2019 2:30:32 PM


Correctly classifying merchandise or products for import involves a sea of rules that govern import classifications.

These rules are often confusing and unclear, and doing this incorrectly can come at a hefty price. Binding rulings help clear up any confusion by providing classification and duty rates in advance.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, binding rulings

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