Are you prepared for a customs audit? Both U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency have indicated that, every importer will eventually be audited. With an audit being a “when” rather than an “if” scenario, it’s important that... Read more >
Mexico’s IMMEX program allows businesses to temporarily import goods into Mexico, transform or manufacture them into a different or complete product, and then re-export them. Traditionally, taxes and duties did not apply to these items. But recent changes have made... Read more >
Are you ready to grow your business beyond your traditional borders? Looking to Mexico is a great place to start, but the U.S.-Mexican border has long been a pain point for North American importers and exporters. In fact, even for... Read more >
The U.S.-Mexico border presents a unique set of challenges for companies used to moving good across the U.S.-Canada border. In fact, it can have an entirely different process from all your other imports and exports – and processes and requirements... Read more >
Are you taking advantage of the First Sale Rule and accurately classifying your imports?
The Container Store was looking to get Importer Self Assessment (ISA)-certified, but ran into a roadblock from CBP. Learn how Livingston helped the retailer achieve ISA status.
Find out how U.S. exporters can take advantage of the Non-Resident Importer program to expand into Canadian markets This guide is an essential resource for any business aiming to become a non-resident importer. Starting with basic questions like “What is... Read more >
Struggling with U.S. Import Regulations? As an importer, compliance is essential for keeping your goods moving on-time, every time. If poor compliance practices are not addressed and corrected, the costs can add up quickly and can have a serious impact... Read more >
Your supply chain is like a complex machine, full of moving parts that depend on one another for smooth, efficient operation. Unfortunately, it only takes one compliance mistake to throw the entire operation into disarray. With that in mind, we’ve... Read more >
If you’re looking to expand into the growing Canadian marketplace, take a look at Canada’s Non-Resident Importer (NRI) program. The NRI program allows foreign or U.S.-based business to ship goods to Canada while enjoying the same advantages as Canadian importers... Read more >