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Disclosures

By train@starusa.org | November 18, 2022

Should you come forward?  Mistakes happen! Luckily, you’ve got methods for mitigating the company’s liabilities. We’ll explore the myriad of disclosure types available and help…

Incoterms® 2020 (in 2022)

By train@starusa.org | November 3, 2022

Expert guidance, tips, and access to decision making resources.  Incoterms® were developed by the ICC in 1921 and have since proven to be an indispensable…

Internal Compliance Program Training

By train@starusa.org | October 7, 2022

Reinforcing risk areas and developing the right resources Maintaining an effective internal compliance program (ICP) is of paramount importance to ensure your organization avoids costly…

ACE 101 (2022)

By train@starusa.org | August 18, 2022

Your glimpse into the largest single trade window. The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is the system through which the trade community reports imports and exports…

CTPAT

By train@starusa.org | July 28, 2022

Why, How, and How Much CTPAT is the new normal and an industry standard. Changes to the minimum-security criteria (MSC) in 2020, remote validations, and…

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2022 HTS Updates

By Nic Arters | September 14, 2021

The HS is used by 183 countries and in roughly 98% of all global trade. The Harmonized System (HS) is updated every 5 years by the WCO to keep up with current conventions, new technologies, emerging trade practices, and to…

CTPAT in 2021

By Nic Arters | August 11, 2021

Supply Chain Resilience CTPAT is now an industry standard. Changes to the minimum security criteria (MSC) in 2020, remote validations, and recent standards developments are requiring CTPAT program members to dedicate increased attention and resources to maintaining program membership. Resources…

Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker 2021

By Nic Arters | July 21, 2021

Licensed Customs Brokers are a valuable asset within their organization and often play an integral role in a company’s international operations. Analysis Show That Licensed Customs Brokers… See an increase in compensation Have more job security Experience more professional opportunities Download the…

USMCA – Rules & Application

By Nic Arters | June 9, 2021

This webinar discusses the methods and practices that will help keep you informed and in compliance with the US-Canada-Mexico Free Trade Agreement. Resources 2021 06 08.USMCA Webinar Slides Example USMCA Certification CBP CoO Template (use Adobe for viewing) USMCA Implementing…

Best Compliance Practices in Remote Work

By Melissa Merkle | March 19, 2021

Critical Considerations to Maintain Regulatory Awareness Over the past year, businesses across the world have been forced to revamp their working models and has led to a large proportion of the workforce being asked to work remotely.  There is a…

Practicing Reasonable Care

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

The Customs Modernization Act makes Reasonable Care a legal requirement when importing into the United States. Not watching your Reasonable Care duties doesn’t just leave you open to delays and confusion, it can lead to penalizing action taken against you…

Export Licenses and Exceptions

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

A small percentage of exports and reexports require an export license, and it’s up to YOU – the exporter – to determine if it’s necessary. If you have questions like these, join us for this free educational webinar where we…

Duty Preference Programs

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

The Competitive Advantage In Keeping More Money In Your Pocket Duty preference programs are designed to help you reduce duties and encourage international trade. Join us for this free educational webinar to learn about the rapidly changing free trade landscape,…

Can you trust Customs Compliance Software?

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

Automated trade compliance software promises to save you time, money, stress, and ensure every shipment meets international trade regulations.  Are these products as good as they claim? In this webinar we explore the capabilities and limitations of relying on these…

Routed Transactions & EEI Filing

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

Electronic Export Information (EEI) Compliance is an integral piece of a successful export transaction. CBP uses this data to ensure exports do not end up in the hands of restricted parties who pose a threat to the national security of…