International Logistics Launch Pad: Best Reference Guide

Here are some cool links for reference tools. Here is your launch-pad for all you need to know about international logistics. But don’t take our word for it. Click on the links and get started!

Basic Importing and Exporting | U.S. Customs and Border …

basic-import-export-01Both CBP and the importing/exporting community have a shared responsibility to maximize compliance with laws and regulations.

US Government site dedicated to helping you understand the basic responsibilities for importers and exports

Do you want to know the Basic Import/Export?

Export.gov – Helping Businesses Export | export.gov

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Take Your Business Global. Developed by international trade experts and economists, Export.gov provides trusted market intelligence, practical advice and business …

All you need for export regulations

Know more about Export Regulations!

BIS Website

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January 25-26, 2017, Complying with U.S. Export Controls. This two-day program is led by BIS’s professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of …

If you’re not careful you could be in big trouble. BIS site tells you all about it.

Try out BIS!

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act | CRIMINAL-FRAUD

fcpaAn Overview. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, 15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd-1, et seq. (“FCPA”), was enacted for the purpose of making it unlawful for …

Following this will keep you out of jail. It’s important so check it out!

Foreign trade – Schedule B – Census.gov

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Search and browse Schedule B/Export codes. These are the codes used when filing the ‘paperwork’ with Customs when you export products overseas. Some of these codes …

Exporters need to know their Schedule B number (not to be confused with the HTSUS number).  This is where US Census Bureau comes in.

Know your Schedule B Number!

MarineTraffic: Global Ship Tracking made easy | AIS Marine 

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MarineTraffic Live Ships Map. Discover information and vessel positions for vessels around the world. Search the MarineTraffic ships database of more than 550000 …

Where is the boat? This is a real time aggregator of all the vessels in the world.  Pretty cool!

Try it now!

USDA APHIS | Home Landing Page

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Feral Swine Spotlight. Feral swine (Sus scrofa) are a rapidly expanding invasive species in the United States damaging agriculture, natural resources, property …

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is who keeps the bad bugs out of the USA, and that’s not easy when we’re importing fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Import and Export – US Fish and Wildlife Services Permits

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Import and Export “Recognizing…that international cooperation is essential for the protection of certain species of wild fauna and flora …

Fish and Wildlife is very involved with imported and exported….you got it, fish and wildlife!

Visit www.fws.gov now!

United States International Trade Commission (USITC)

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Coming Soon — A Centennial History of the United States International Trade Commission.

The United States international Trade will help you find the HTSUS Code for your product as well cool import and export data.

Get help you find the HTSUS Code for your product!

Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations

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Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. The Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations Unit is responsible for enforcing U.S. antidumping duty (AD) and …

ADD/CVD stands for Antidumping and countervailing Duties. These are added ‘punishment’ duties on undervalued items being imported into the US.

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ADD CVD Search – Customs and Border Protection

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ADD CVD SEARCH is a searchable database of antidumping and countervailing duty messages that can be retrieved based on simple or complex search characteristics using …

Search a database to see if your product has an ADD/CVD case here.

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Importing a Motor Vehicle – U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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WarningImported motor vehicles are subject to safety standards under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, revised under the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of …

This site gives the basics on what’s required to import a car into the USA.

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