International Carrier Bonds Are on the Rise

This bond ensures operators properly manifest all goods and passengers they carry, pay for the overtime services of Customs officers and comply with all regulations related to the clearance of their vehicles.

All commercial carriers, including Part 135 charter for hire operators, arriving directly or indirectly in the United States from foreign countries or departing the United States for foreign destination by vessel, vehicle, or aircraft, are required to have an approved International Carrier Bond on file with Customs and Border Protection. Application should be made per the following instructions prior to submission of a Customs Form 301.

Managing the Risks of International Trade

Marine Cargo Insurance covers the loss, damage or theft of goods while in transit. Direct losses are only the tip of the iceberg as indirect losses are even more drastic to your company’s bottom line. Managing direct losses will help offset the effects of indirect losses.

Why get a Quote for your Import Bond?

Many people we speak with are unaware that the Customs import bond is the same no matter where it is purchased. Until now they have probably obtained their bond through their broker. They are then overcharged for this continuous bond year after year, not knowing there are ways to cut costs.

The Definition of TRG Marine

Trade Risk Guaranty (TRG) Brokerage Services LLC is a licensed insurance agency, having agency agreements with Hanover Insurance Company of Worcester, Massachusetts and Great American Insurance Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, both of which are insurance companies approved by the Department of the U.S. Treasury to issue U.S. Customs bonds. Our marine policies are written by…

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Our Customs Bond Application has Been Updated Online

With this new user friendly online application, TRG is convinced they have an edge over the competition. TRG’s website advertises a 5-10 minute application. “Importers can be intimidated when looking into changing processes in-house. It’s my job to educate them,” Sarah Braun, Internet Sales Executive explains. “The fact is, that a continuous bond is the same no matter where it’s purchased. Our low cost, ease of transition, and excellent customer service is what set’s us apart.”

TRG Customs Bond Holders Receive ISF Vendor Materials

TRG has created a set of ISF templates and educational powerpoints for Customs bond holders and direct filers to send to their overseas vendors.

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