The Deringer Difference

    Customs Compliance: An Overview of Partner Government Agencies (PGAs)

    Posted by Richard Lafontaine on Apr 13, 2022 8:00:07 AM

    Importing into the U.S. involves a long list of tasks and careful considerations. There’s no worse scenario than thinking you’ve dotted all your Is and crossed all your Ts, only to realize you overlooked a PGA regulation and your shipment cannot get through Customs. 

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    Topics: International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, compliance, trade compliance, import compliance, shipping compliance

    Incoterms® Every Shipper Must Know

    Posted by Matt Parrott on Jan 13, 2021 9:30:14 AM
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    Topics: Incoterms, incoterms 2020, import compliance

    DAP: Freight Terms Importers Should Know

    Posted by Chris Brennan on Sep 2, 2020 7:12:42 AM

    Importing and exporting carries risks, but who bears those risks depends on the chosen Incoterm.  

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    Topics: Supply Chain Management, Incoterms, incoterms 2020, import compliance

    Beyond the Dollar: How to Compare Customs Brokers

    Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Dec 17, 2019 3:12:59 PM

    Importers might aptly view a Customs broker as a trusted partner for Customs entry filing, but a broker’s job is also to help safeguard importers against delays, fines, and penalties due to errors or regulatory violations.

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    Topics: trade compliance, import compliance, Customs Broker, Brokerage

    Why Trade Compliance Should be a Priority for Your Company

    Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Nov 8, 2019 8:44:27 AM


    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

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