Customs Brokerage 101: What You Need to Know

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At RM Customhouse Brokers we provide specialized service with the highest level of compliance with the U.S. Customs laws and regulations. Simply put, we handle all of the heavy lifting! From customs bonds to customs transactions and customs warehouse services, you can count on us to provide reliable customs services for your business or personal transactions.

In this blog post, we decided to break down the basics of what we do and how our services can help you. If you’re not already outsourcing your customs service needs, the following information will allow you to understand why you should. 

What Does Customs Brokerage Entail?

A customs broker handles the regulations of international regulations regarding classifications, duties, taxes, valuation, and imports/exports. As the experts in the field, we stay in compliance with all of the changing regulations so you don’t have to. We also hold the required licenses and authorities, which means you’ll never have to worry about being fined for a mistake. It’s important to note that customs’ mistakes are costly. 

What We Take Care of For You

Here are a couple of items we can handle for you:

  • Make sure your good meet import/export regulations
  • Prepare all paperwork and payments to Customs
  • Review all commercial documents and ensure they comply with regulations
  • Accurately classify your duties and taxes 
  • Tailor our services to your specific business needs
  • Verify all declarations
  • Most importantly, help you avoid unnecessary costs  

Why Would You Need Our Services?

If you’re considering customs brokerage services, here are the main reasons you would need us and how you can benefit from our services:

  • Transporting goods across borders- Sending products outside of the U.S. requires working with Customs. Let us ensure your goods are prepared professionally so that you don’t have to waste time or effort dealing with costly mistakes. 
  • Facilitate the customs clearance process- A customs clearance is one of the most important aspects of sending out packages. We will make your items are cleared and sent out in a timely manner.
  • Spend zero time preparing paperwork- Paperwork is time-consuming. When you’re not familiar with duties or regulations, that time can easily be doubled. You won’t have to spend a second filling out paperwork.
  • We will prepare and send out all goods- How your goods are packaged matters but you won’t have to worry about because our team will carefully prepare them for you! 

Contact RM Customhouse Brokers Today

Now that you’re familiar with what we do, it’s time to take the next step. Contact us today so we can learn more about your business and tailor our services for you.