The Deringer Difference

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

3 Pillars of Import Compliance Risk Management

Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Nov 8, 2019 8:39:42 AM


When companies don’t comply with trade regulations, they face fines, penalties, and potentially late delivery of their goods.

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

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

Transshipment Problems & Best Practices for Importers

Posted by Jerrod Nutt on Aug 27, 2019 7:03:55 PM

Section 301 tariffs and, to a lesser extent, Section 232 duties make it more attractive for importers to gain the system. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation

Top 5 Mistakes that Result in a CF28 or CF29

Posted by Jerrod Nutt on Aug 21, 2019 6:23:34 PM

Most importers have had at least one CF-28 or CF-29 scare. Companies that haven’t most likely will at some point, as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cracks down on import compliance.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Customs Consulting, International Trade Compliance & Enforcement, Freight Forwarding & Cargo Transportation, CF29

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