We are certified and approved for all U.S. Customs & Border Protection trade programs ( A.B.I , A.C.E , E.I.P ) and Remote Location Filing which enables our firm to electronically "clear" U.S. Customs in all United States ports from our headquarters in New York City.
We are also approved as I.S.F -Importer Security Filers - per recent U.S. Customs and Federal Regulation requirements ( January 26 , 2009 19 CFR 149 and Sec 203 of 2006 Safe Port Act ). All United States bound ocean import shipments must be security - prefiled before foreign port vessel loading and departure.
Let our technology bring U.S. Customs to you and not you to U.S. Customs .
Established and licensed in 1986 by the U.S. Dept of the Treasury, Pier International is practiced in all commodities of International trade. Our experience is one of our greatest assets and we use this to enhance the competitive edge that is needed in today's global market. Our staff is board certified ( Certified Customs Specialists ) and our expertise and " informed compliance " of International and U.S. Customs trade laws, statutes, tariffs and other governmental agency (FDA, USDA , EPA, etc...) regulatory requirements expedite our clients U.S. Customs clearance.
Our aim is to facilitate our clients international trading and shipping tasks in order to make their operation less arduous and time consuming. We are multi-lingual fluent to meet all international shipping demands.
We are pleased to acknowledge that many of our clients, including International Chambers' of Commerce and multinational Trade Commissions, use our services to obtain favorable Rulings, correct duty-tax rates and current regulatory obligations for various commodities such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, textiles, chemicals, electronics, foods and wines.
The United States Customs Service bases its Import Tariff schedules and Schedule B export nomenclature upon the International Harmonized Tariff System (HTS). The HTS establishes international import and export commodity codes and duty rates for all commodities. We are dedicated to assist our clients in the critical task of determining the correct HTS codes for their products and thus taking appropriate steps to achieve correct duty savings and avoiding undesirable consequences.
It's needless to say that we try to minimize clients' expenditures... We tailor services to individual requirements and thus provide cost efficient fees.
If you have any questions regarding the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service, Tariffs or Regulations, please feel free to contact us.