ISF Enforcement Becomes Clear

The International Trade Today, October 2, 2014 Edition, Tim Warren wrote that U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement procedure for Importer Security Filing continues to solidify as a number of major ports have outlined their positions for dealing with ISF violators, said Craig Clark, who manages […]

Antidumping and Countervailing 2015 Plans

In Fiscal Year, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security plans to appropriate resources aimed at improving U.S Customs and Border Protection’s enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty orders (AD/CV). According to the report, the bill directs CBP to take the following actions to improve AD/CV […]


Avalon Risk Management and the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America held a live webinar on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.  Very useful information was provided at this seminar.  Questions and answers were submitted, and we wanted to share the value with our clients. […]

Interim Procedures in case of West Coast Disruption

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in conjunction with trade stakeholders, has established procedures for a possible west coast trade disruption that could cause major delays and diversions of vessel cargo arriving and departing from west coast ports. Interim Procedures for Vessel and Cargo Entry […]

Info on CTPAT for Exporters

Eligibility Requirements, Security Criteria for CTPAT for Exporters May be Released Soon Excerpt from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report | Monday, June 09, 2014 U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials and industry representatives are continuing to move ahead with efforts to expand the Customs-Trade Partnership […]

How to Keep your Data Confidential

Protect your Information. Did you know that your confidential Import and Export Bill of Lading Manifest information is available for review?  There are companies that actually data mine this information daily and provide it to your competitors, customers, logistics firms, and anyone else that is […]

CBP Thanks Scarbrough

1 of 20 U.S. Customs Brokers Since 2009, Scarbrough has been leading the way with our ACE capabilities.   Scarbrough takes pride in being selected to be 1 of 20 U.S. Customs Brokers across the country to participate in the Simplified Entry Pilot Program, which was […]