Importing for Amazon: 8 Steps to Begin Selling on Amazon

Importing For Amazon: 8 Steps to Begin Selling on Amazon

Those who want to sell products manufactured outside the United States using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) will need to learn the basics of importing and the steps for becoming an Amazon seller. FBA sellers can import their products, send them directly to an Amazon warehouse, and fulfill customer orders without having to see or touch…

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What is an Importer of Record?

What is an Importer of Record?

An Importer of Record is responsible for entry documents required by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, product classification, payment of duties, and other import obligations needed to import goods into the United States. The Importer of Record (IOR) is the owner, purchaser, consignee, or authorized Customs broker of imported products coming into the United States….

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Types of Marine Cargo Insurance Coverage

Types of Marine Cargo Insurance Coverage

There is a wide variety of marine cargo insurance coverage options available. Shippers should be familiar with the two primary types that exist to decide what kind of coverage is right for them. The two main types of cargo insurance coverage an importer can purchase to protect their goods while in transit are All-Risk and…

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Importing for Amazon: Labeling Requirements

Importing for Amazon: Labeling Requirements

Shippers using the services of Fulfillment By Amazon must follow specific labeling requirements set by Amazon to ensure an efficient and hassle-free shipping process. FBA Product Labeling Requirements Each box or pallet that is imported and shipped to Amazon must be correctly identified with appropriate labeling. Shipments to Amazon should have the following types of…

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Challenge Filed on Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

Challenge Filed On Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

In a recent court filing on 9/10/20, a group of vinyl tiling companies: (HMTX Industries LLC, Halstead New England Corporation, and Metroflor Corporation) filed a lawsuit against the Office of The United States Trade Representative (USTR) regarding Section 301 List 3 Tariffs (and potentially List 4). In this lawsuit, the Plaintiff alleges that the USTR…

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Carrier Limit of Liability: Filing a Lost Freight Claim

Carrier Limit of Liability: Filing a Lost Freight Claim

Filing a lost freight claim with a carrier while only being covered by carrier limit of liability is consistently a losing battle for shippers. Shippers expecting to be fully reimbursed by their carrier for their lost goods are almost always unpleasantly surprised by the amount they actually receive. Lost Freight Claims Covered by Carrier Limit…

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