Everglory

GSP expired (again) – Here’s what to do.

1Feb, 2018
Worker in a factory in India eligible for GSP

GSP expired (again) – Here’s what to do.




On December 31, 2017, GSP expired. The Generalized System of Preferences is a tariff preference program for developing countries that affords US importers the opportunity to enter eligible goods from these countries duty-free. The rules and participating countries and tariff numbers are published at the front of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. GSP-eligible goods must meet… Read more »


Read more
21Aug, 2017

A quick guide to commercial invoices




The commercial invoice (CI) is the record of a sales transaction and a crucial part of any import/export shipment. In a transaction, these documents record the buyer and seller’s information, detailed descriptions and quantities, trade terms, price, reference marks regarding the packaging and contents, payment arrangements, and the signature of the exporter that are agreed… Read more »


Read more
22Sep, 2016

Amazon and Alibaba’s counterfeit challenges




Earlier this year, footwear manufacturer Birkenstock announced that effective January 1st, their merchandise would no longer be available for purchase on Amazon. In fact, they have issue the cautionary warning that any of their product found on Amazon likely was counterfeit. Fashion brands who are increasingly turning to eCommerce platforms like Amazon and Alibaba because… Read more »


Read more
22Jul, 2016

How a Facebook “like” turned into a project shipment.




One of the side effects of being in the logistics industry is that you look at certain things through a different set of eyes. When I go shopping, I look at country of origin markings. When I see foreign aircraft I usually know the flight number and where it’s coming from. Ocean containers are a whole different discussion… Read more »


Read more
8Jul, 2016
Wooden bedroom furniture

Antidumping and countervailing duty risks for importers.




(Wooden bedroom furniture, pictured above, may be free of Customs duties but could carry antidumping duties of 100% or more.) When a company is working to establish the landed costs for a product they plan to import, they take a number of steps to ensure that their calculations are correct and they sell the product… Read more »


Read more
30Jun, 2016
Container ship and truck with container in harbor

Importers: CBP local ports authorized to issue ISF penalties




Customs and Border Protection on June 17th announced a change to how they are handling ISF penalties and it gives individual ports the authority to take action directly for violation of the agency’s Importer Security Filing (ISF) requirements. The ISF (or ’10 + 2′) filing requirements mandates that an importer provide Customs with ten data… Read more »


Read more
25Apr, 2016

Customs Centers of Excellence and Expertise up and running.




Along with the deployment of their new ACE processing system, Customs has announced that all ten of their Centers of Excellence and Expertise are now fully operational and are processing entry summaries. Importers whose commodities fall into one of the ten industries managed by the CEE’s should expect to learn more about them and be… Read more »


Read more
12Feb, 2016

Hover boards causing heartburn for importers, regulators worldwide




(Photo credit: Flickr user TechStage, CC By 2.0) The Consumer Product Safety Commission has intensified their investigation into the safety of so-called hover boards, or battery-powered devices that are steered by balance. Admittedly, they don’t really hover, and if you’re looking for a great way to describe them, think of them like a Segway without the manual controls…. Read more »


Read more


Copyright © 2018 | Everglory Logistics : Brought to life by Position : Global