If you are importing goods from the USA, then this is an important post for you. Hopefully, this post can save you from dealing with importing mistakes that many customers face. Some of the mistakes mentioned here are identified by Custom [...]
As you may know, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reporting is becoming mandatory in Customs ACE entry filing as of 5/18/17. As a result of this, the Engine Family Name (EFN) is now a required data field for all shipments that include [...]
Since the summer of 2016 Gallagher Transport has seen an increase in enforcement's efforts by the U.S. Customs and Border Protections (CBP) regarding Antidumping and Countervailing Duties. According the U.S. CBP website, “The goal of this AD/CVD Priority Trade Issue is [...]
As a rule Gallagher Transport always advises against importing food with used household goods and personal effects. There is nothing illegal about importing food; there is simply a risk of examination by Agriculture agents that could result in storage charges due [...]
An important reminder for U.S. importers: Your 2016 TSCA & Anti-Dumping Blanket Statements are only valid for 1 year. Get your 2017 statements submitted to Gallagher Transport now to avoid delays and meet U.S. Customs compliance requirements. Download the form here.
While many household goods inventories can clear customs easily, some require the clearance of additional government agencies. In order to ensure timely delivery of your goods and not experience delay, it is important that you wait to ship certain items until [...]
Cargo insurance, sometimes referred to as freight insurance, provides a cost effective way of covering your freight for physical loss or damage to goods in transit. In the February issue of Inbound Logistics, Karen Kroll elaborates on the importance of Cargo [...]