Customs Brokerage: how we keep freight moving
UTi draws upon decades of global experience and expertise to help you manage the complexities of international trade and regulatory compliance. We perform more than one million customs brokerage transactions each year. With our assistance, you can now cross borders seamlessly by utilizing our customs clearance services, import and export security filings and compliance management. Whether you're importing or exporting, UTi is there to provide you with a wide range of trade services to keep your freight moving forward.
UTi can help with a wide range of expanded trade services to comply with any requirement.
Customs clearances / In-transit declarations
Whether your goods need to clear customs or move in bond, UTi’s team of Customs Brokerage professionals can prepare and submit your Customs entry or declaration quickly and accurately, ensuring full compliance with all local regulations. Our electronic filing solutions provide efficiency and consistency, moving your freight on to destination. Anywhere, any time, on time.
Export compliance / Export clearances
Export restrictions and regulations can change rapidly in the global marketplace. UTi’s team of Export professionals monitor these changes closely, and ensure that your export shipments are in full compliance with any necessary commodity license controls, security filings, and restricted party screening requirements.
Import Compliance is more important than ever before. UTi’s team of Import professionals are trained to identify regulations from all government agencies, ministries or bureaus that may apply to the commodity you are importing. We can assist you in obtaining any necessary permits certificates or licenses to keep your freight moving forward.
Sometimes, changes to your Customs entry or declaration are required after the clearance process. UTi’s team of Post Entry specialists can assist you with the preparation and submission of any necessary post entry corrections to ensure accuracy and compliance.
Duty drawback / Reclaim
Around the world, a large percentage of eligible duty drawback and duty reclamation claims are never filed. UTi’s team of Duty Drawback Professionals can help you determine if your goods qualify for a duty refund program, and assist you with the recovery of these funds.
Free Trade Agreement qualification
Your products may be eligible for preferred treatment under one of the many Free Trade Agreements currently in place around the globe. To maximize your duty savings, UTi’s team of Trade Professionals can help your organization review the applicable Rules of Origin, determine if your products qualify for benefits, and ensure that you are in full compliance with the Free Trade Agreement requirements.
We realize that companies do not always have the time, resources and experience to navigate through the maze of customs brokerage and compliance matters on their own. UTi offers consulting services and training seminars that can help you. Read more »