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Customs Fees Adjustment in 2018

November 13, 2017 – Customs & Border Protection recently issued a Federal Register notice advising that there will be and adjustment to certain fees that will go into effect January 2018. Import fees that are presently collected during the import process will be adjusted as follows:  The minimum merchandise processing fee will increase from $25.00 […]

Harmonized Destination Control Statement

Dear Valued Clients, As of November 15, the two main U.S. Government agencies with export controls in place – the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Department of State, will have officially enforced a harmonized Destination Control Statement (DCS). To refresh everyone’s memory, the current DCS (as it stands) is mandated by both […]

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Quarterly Newsletter – October

User ID & Passwords…OUCHY! My brain hurts – family, friends, business, life…just when you think you have finished your “To Do” List, something else pops up! Everywhere I go either physically or in the computer world, I am now required to have a USER ID and PASSWORD. I go to the grocery store – “where’s your […]

Oh my Back! Time to Re-engineer!

Well, I turned 50…to those 20 and 30-year-olds out there, I’m an old guy. When you are in your twenties and thirties, 50 years old seems ancient…I know I thought so when I was that age. Those in your forties are trying not to think about it – I understand…I did the same thing. Well my back […]

Tattoos, Piercings, and Freight…really?

I don’t have any tattoos or piercings (I did get my ear pierced in college 30 years ago­–hole is closed now), but I am totally fine with people who have them. It is their body and they make the decision best for them–though I do believe that the tattoo removal business will be a large money […]