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Listen to the article here: GLC INC. · What Is An ISF 10+2 ISF or 10 + 2 or Importer Security Filing  How can GLC Help with an ISF? GLC is a licensed customs broker so we are able to electronically submit specific advance cargo information to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP). This information is known as an ISF (Importer Security Filing) … Read More

What is an Importer Security Filing (ISF)?

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Q: What is an Importer Security Filing (ISF)? A: The Importer Security Filing, known as the ISF, was put into place on January 26, 2009 as an additional security measure for cargo coming into the US by ocean.  ISF Importers, or their agent, must transmit the required data elements, no later than 24 hours before the cargo is laden aboard a vessel destined to the … Read More