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 >
Today’s businesses are faced with increasing competition on a global scale. Without a strong supply chain operation to keep goods moving and cash flowing, businesses risk falling behind. But as businesses evolve, grow and expand to new markets, supply chain... Read more >
Do you have a disaster recovery/business continuity plan in place? Does your customs broker?
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) Safe Food for Canadians Act is currently scheduled to come into effect on January 1, 2015, and will have a significant impact on importers and exporters.
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.
Are you exporting goods out of the United States? Remember, anything you ship outside of the U.S. is considered an export – and as such, has certain requirements and responsibilities that go along with it. One of those requirements is... Read more >
Four questions to ask when evaluating your customs brokerage partner If you trade internationally, you know that your supply chain is a critical element of your business operations. And, whether you’re large or small; a retailer or a manufacturer; or... Read more >
Find out how you can take advantage of the benefits Mutual Recognition agreements provide importers As an importer, you know that any delay in your international shipments can have a significant impact on your bottom line. U.S. Customs and Border... 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 >