Surfgistics offers a wide range of consulting. Together we will address any questions you have, and create a customised plan to ensure a smooth import of goods. We offer consulting in:
More and more U.S. companies are using Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) to better manage their global supply chain costs.
The Container Freight Station is a consignment where the goods heading to a particular destination are consolidated at the container freight station. Usually involving LCL shipments at the port of origin, they will be de-consolidated at the container freight station at the destination port.
A Customs bonded warehouse is a building or other secured area in which imported dutiable merchandise may be stored, manipulated, or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty for up to 5 years from the date of importation.
The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism is a voluntary supply-chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection focused on improving the security of private companies' supply chains with respect to terrorism.
Ocean Freight charges are decided based on the nature of goods being transported, the weight or volume of goods, distance to the destination port, and the rates being set by the shipping carrier. One important factor influencing cost is the shipper's decision to go with either an FCL or an LCL container.
Supply Chain Management Review covers the spectrum of supply chain management – that is, the flow of goods and information from sourcing through manufacturing and on to the final consumer.
The FDA regulates a variety of products such as food, drugs, medical devices, radiation emitting products, vaccines blood and biologics, animal and veterinary, cosmetics, and tobacco products. At Surfgistics, our team can help you set up FDA warehouses.