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 shipped to Amazon must be correctly identified with appropriate labeling. Shipments to Amazon should have the following types of labels: FNSKU…

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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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The 6 Methods of Customs Valuation

The 6 Methods of Customs Valuation

Customs valuation is generally determined using transaction value. However, when using transaction value is insufficient, valuation can be determined using 5 other methods. The 6 Methods of Customs Valuation Method 1: Transaction value Method 2: Transaction value of identical goods Method 3: Transaction value of similar goods Method 4: Deductive method Method 5: Computed method…

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Importing for Amazon: Best Shipping Practices

Importing For Amazon: Best Shipping Practices

To successfully and efficiently ship products to Amazon, FBA sellers should follow proper shipping practices. This can help FBA sellers avoid a lot of hassle, including delays, shipment rejections, and more. Shipping Method When shipping FBA products to Amazon from another country, FBA sellers must choose how to send products from the supplier to an…

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What is Covered by the Freight Company?

What is Covered by the Freight Company?

When shipments are lost or damaged in transit, shippers will need to know what to expect from their freight company, or carrier, when filing a claim. Lost or damaged shipments will not be fully covered by the freight company. Freight companies are limited in their liabilities towards shippers, so shippers should consider purchasing cargo insurance…

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The Basics of Customs Valuation

The Basics of Customs Valuation

Customs Valuation determines the economic value of goods declared for importation. Importers must accurately assess and declare the value of goods to Customs before arrival. Those importing into the United States must adhere to specific guidelines set by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Using a standard set of rules for Customs Valuation is…

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