Scarbrough Spotlight • Tony Harrelson

Spotlight on Tony Tony Harrelson is the Domestic Transportation Manager for Scarbrough Transportation, which is Scarbrough’s North American domestic brokerage company housed under Scarbrough Group of Companies.  Tony has been with Scarbrough for 3 years, but has been in the industry for nearly 20 years […]

Scarbrough Spotlight • Eratzeni “Cheni” Ontiveros

Spotlight on Cheni Eratzeni “Cheni” Ontiveros is the Mexico Accounting Lead located in Scarbrough’s corporate office in Kansas City, MO.  Cheni has been with Scarbrough for over three years.   Throughout her journey with Scarbrough, she has been able to learn accounting and fiscal rules and […]

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Bills Introduced to check on Section 232 Tariffs

Bills Introduced to check on Section 232 Tariffs Bills introduced to check president’s 232 powers The reintroduction of the Trade Security Act is the most recent proposal to check the executive branch’s ability to impose national security-based trade remedies. Feb 07, 2019 on Dec 27, […]

When will the USMCA be enforced?

When will the USMCA be enforced? On November 30, 2018, U.S., Mexican, and Canadian leaders signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at this year’s G-20 meeting.   The USMCA must be ratified by each country’s legislature. As a result, it wouldn’t go into effect until 2020.  President Trump has repeatedly suggested that he may unilaterally […]

Scarbrough Spotlight • Darcy barnes

Spotlight on Darcy Darcy Barnes is a Senior Export Operations Representative, a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker, and a Certified Customs Specialist located in Scarbrough’s Saint Louis office.   Darcy has been in the international trade industry for three decades and joined Scarbrough International, Ltd. in 2011, […]

Duty avoidance

Duty Avoidance & Recovery Strategies

Duty Avoidance & Recovery Strategies With the ever-changing regulations and international trade news, Scarbrough has decided to make it a point to educate the trade community on possible alternatives to save money on U.S. imports, more specifically on U.S. Customs duties.  There are a number […]

Scarbrough Spotlight • Dana Faville

Spotlight on Dana Dana Faville is a Senior Import Operations Representative, a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker, and a Certified Customs Specialist located in Scarbrough’s Kansas City office, which also houses headquarters. Dana started her career in the industry 37 years ago and is known as […]

Will Amazon offer its own Shipping Service?

“In a recent regulatory filing, Amazon added “transportation and logistics services” to the already long list of industries and services it views as competition. While Amazon relies on shipping partners, like USPS, UPS, and FedEx to help make deliveries, the disclosure signals that Amazon is getting serious about […]

ACE Data Analytics

The Benefits of ACE Reports

ACE Reports boost Supply Chain Optimization and Visibility U.S. Customs and Border Protection is continuing to retire old Automated Commercial Environment reports and launch new ones, providing a wealth of information that importers can use to boost compliance and duty savings efforts according to Sandler, […]