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Puerto Rico: Your Niche for Growth

If you’re looking for ways to grow your business revenue, you may be considering a few different niche markets. As a moving company, expanding your capacity to service new destinations can easily fit the bill. Additionally, when you find the right partner to assist you, this expansion can even feel simple. Since 2012, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has been creating tax legislation and other incentives to entice U.S. citizens to move to the island. These efforts have only increased in the last few years, leading many business owners and entrepreneurs to relocate to this Caribbean island. If expanding into Puerto Rico is on […]

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What the Importer Security Filing (ISF) Means for You 

Read Time | 4 Minutes If you’re bringing goods into the United States, you may have heard of a regulation called the Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements (ISF), also known commonly as 10+2. In their ongoing mission to enhance the safety and security of the country, Customs and Border Protection instituted this regulation, which gathers information on a shipment’s entire supply chain in order to more effectively identify high-risk cargo. The regulation only applies to shipments arriving in the U.S. via ocean freight.  Under this rule, the agent or broker for every shipment must submit 10 points of data. Eight of these must be reported at least 24 hours before a shipment is loaded on a steamship headed for the United States. The other two are due no later […]

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Accurate Moving Quotes Can Help Manage Costs

GUEST BLOGGER: RICK HOSEA Getting accurate moving quotes can help you manage your moving costs, especially for international moves. In order to help understand your moving expenses we recommend you get 3 free moving estimates, each from reputable moving companies. You should understand the services quoted and compare those cost between each estimate to fairly evaluate each quote. Some movers will quote all cost associated with the move, these costs cover the door to door services. Other movers may only show you your origin cost in order to win the business, then the spring on the destination cost after they’ve booked the order. Be cautious of […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Customs Exams (and How to Avoid Them)

Last Updated: 03/06/2019 Customs exams can be a significant source of frustration and confusion when you’re moving goods in and out of the United States. Additionally, when your shipment is put on a customs hold, it can completely derail its timeline—and cost you money. To help reduce some of the mystery around these exams, we’ll walk you through the three most common types of customs exams, along with their timelines and fees. We’ll also help you understand why your shipment might get targeted for a customs exam, as well as what you can do to avoid the delays and costs that result. “Why Us?!?!” When […]

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