3 costly mistakes that Importers make in the Customs Brokerage Process

The Customs brokerage process is often one of the most challenging parts of the importing process. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regulations require specific actions to be taken when allowing products to enter the country. Any mistake made in this process can lead to costly fines and even penalties for the importing company. First, it is important to know that the Importer of Record (IOR) … Read More

Customs Brokerage Question of the Month with LCB, Jessica Parks

Customs Question of the Month

Q: What information should your commercial invoice have to ensure compliance? A: Per U.S. Customs Regulations, each invoice for imported merchandise must include specific information and be in English (or include an English translation) to ensure compliance (19 CFR § 141.86).  This information includes, but is not limited to, a detailed description of the merchandise, the purchase price and currency, country of origin, the seller … Read More