Recap of 2017 World Trade Day: Containers to the Cloud

World Trade Day 2017 We were thrilled to be a sponsor of this year's World Trade Day. It is an annual event hosted by the World Trade Center,  the premier international business resource in the Rocky Mountain region. The WTC provides comprehensive [...]

2017-06-07T10:20:48+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Commercial Trade|

EPA Reporting Mandatory in ACE and the EFN Requirement

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 [...]

2017-05-04T15:19:11+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Household Goods|

Priority Trade Issue: Antidumping and Countervailing Duties

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 [...]

2017-04-23T13:21:04+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Commercial Trade|

Potential Pitfalls when Importing Food Items

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 [...]

2017-04-23T13:20:34+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Household Goods|

Blanket Statements Need to be Renewed for 2017

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.

2017-04-23T13:20:13+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Commercial Trade|

Some Household Goods inventories require additional clearance

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 [...]

2017-04-23T13:19:51+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Household Goods|