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Customs Brokerage and Compliance Consulting

With U.S. and foreign customs regulations constantly changing, it’s easy to make costly mistakes. Is your customs broker able to manage your classifications, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Requests, reporting and other special needs?

More than just a broker, American Global Logistics combines extensive industry knowledge with a full-service approach to help importers and exporters navigate global trade complexities. By assessing your unique needs, we develop solutions to help you avoid shipment delays, manage reporting requirements, and minimize financial and legal risks.

  • Receive comprehensive support. We form long-term partnerships to guide customers through every aspect of operations, including compliance, visibility, classification assistance, entry reporting, ruling requests and more.
  • Go paperless. We help businesses implement current technologies to eliminate paper-based, manual processes and improve overall efficiency.
  • Gain peace of mind. Ensure compliance with our comprehensive four-point entry auditing system, and rely on our experienced staff to manage critical filings and requests quickly and accurately.

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Customs Brokerage and Compliance Capabilities

  • Customs compliance consulting, including audits and reviews, program setup, recruiting and staffing, employee training, and procedure development
  • Assigning and verifying harmonized tariff classifications
  • C-TPAT certification, validation and audits
  • Foreign trade zone consulting services
  • Training on importing, valuation, declarations, free trade agreements and other specialized topics

Assigning the correct harmonized tariff schedule (HTS) classification is essential for paying import duties and taxes properly, but many importers don’t have the internal expertise or resources to manage this time-consuming task. Whether you need a one-time review, an annual audit or ongoing support as part of the customs process, American Global Logistics offers flexible options to ensure your HTS classifications are correct.

  • Review existing items’ master information and other documentation to assign HTS classifications
  • Ensure accuracy of existing HTS classifications

Air Import / Export
Ocean Import / Export
Ground Transport
Warehousing & Distribution
Purchase Order Management