Selecting a talented Customhouse broker can be the key in helping a company advance its import operation. Companies most often have two options when importing products. First, hire a Customhouse Broker (indirect channel). Or, second, import directly from the supplier or producer of the product (direct channel). For most companies, especially small ones option number one is the most preferred.
In an era where we have numerous suppliers and producers for a single product, the service offered by World Nations Incorporated becomes invaluable. Our company will not only provide your company with access to valuable information, but we will also help your company in bringing your product into the U S Market, as well as arrange transportation and insurance, logistics support and help to handle the return of damaged and rejected goods, when a shipment reaches the United States.
The importer of record (i.e., the owner, purchaser, or licensed customs broker designated by the owner, purchaser, or consignee) will file entry documents for the goods with the port director at the goods' port of entry. Imported goods are not legally entered until after the shipment has arrived within the port of entry, delivery of the merchandise has been authorized by CBP, and estimated duties have been paid. It is the importer of record's responsibility to arrange for examination and release of the goods.
Assuming that you have identified a supplier that will supply your company with a quality product at the right price, the next step is to identify a customs house broker the one who will be responsible to help your company clear customs.
To facilitate and reduce customs clearance time from days to hours, World Nations Incorported uses Customs Automated Broker Interface (ABI). ABI is designed to receive and process entry documents and provides cargo disposition information.
The process of filing customs documents at the port of entry to get the good released from customs. Admissibility: Process of complying with other Federal Government agencies (example: Department of Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration, etc.,) and including whether the shipment contains products or articles that are prohibited and that the invoice presented is correct that no shortage or overage exists.
Using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) which is a system adopted by most commercial countries of the world. HTS is classification of manufactured products that are sold in the world according to an agreed-upon numerical system.
The appraisal of the value of imported goods by customs officials for purposes of determining the amount of duty payable in the importing country.
The determining factor that is used to assess duties rate. Duty rate could be calculated on ad-valorem , or specific or compound duty. Ad-valorem is a method when a percentage of transaction value is used.
Specific duty is based on per unit or item. Compound duty is hybrid of ad-valorem and specific duty in addition to customs clearance.
World Nations USA Incorporated also provide the following services: Carrier and routing information government licensing and import quota information, warehouse and distribution services, customs bonds, insurance assistance. World Nations Incorporated can provide you with the essential by providing you with to best reliable service possible.
Founded in 1997, our mission is to provide full-service and compliance-focused customs services to importers and exporters in the U.S. Our commitment to compliance and our experience and resources set us apart from all other customs service providers. We specialize in helping small and mid-sized businesses manage their international shipments and all aspects of international trade, ensuring your goods reach their destination on time and in good condition.
Whether it's your first time importing or your company already has an established supply chain, we will provide you with the best service available and solutions that can save you valuable time and money. Businesses large and small realize the benefits of international trade, the importance of an efficient and transparent supply chain has never been greater.
World Nations USA Incorporated provides every service you will need to facilitate the movement of your products. With the cost of logistics often exceeding 25% of the total cost of international goods, we create synergy and cost savings by providing complete solutions from a single provider and can help give your company the edge you need to compete.
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