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How-to guide Importer Security Filing: 10 required data elements

ISF enforcement is happening. As of July 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is assessing liquidated damages against importers whose Importer Security Filing (ISF) is missing, late or inaccurate. These fines can reach as high as $5,000 per infraction. Make... Read more >

How-to guide 10 facts about 10+2: Requirements for U.S. importers

Following the SAFE Port Act of 2006, the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection introduced the concept of 10+2 – 10 required data elements from importers (and two from carriers) that helps Customs decide which containers... Read more >

How-to guide Definitions of common U.S. shipping acronyms

When you talk shipping and international trade, all of the jargon and acronyms can make it sound like another language. Yet as a successful business it's important to understand the terminology behind the movement of goods across the border -... Read more >

Article Shipping to the U.S.: Overview of the release process

When exporting goods to the U.S., knowledge of the required documentation and release methods will help you troubleshoot problems and avoid costly border delays. Your release documentation must include some critical information, such as the following: The name, address and... Read more >

How-to guide Common Canadian shipping acronyms

Ever wondered just what the "AMPS" in "AMPS penalty" stands for? Or just what the DFAIT is? Customs and trade, like most industries, relies on a fair amount of jargon and acronyms. Livingston is here to help. Our experts have... Read more >

Article Shipping low value goods to Canada by courier

Did you know that by taking advantage of Canada’s Low Value Shipment (LVS) courier program, you can expedite the release of your goods across the border? If you’re shipping goods to Canada that are valued under $2,500, you qualify for... Read more >


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