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Regulations concerning Full Container Load (FCL) shipments

The term “FCL” stands for “Full Container Load” in the context of international shipping, and it is one of the options under the Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). However, it’s important to clarify that FCL itself is not an Incoterm but rather a type of shipping mode. Incoterms are predefined international commercial terms used in international trade contracts to communicate the tasks, costs, and risks associated with transporting and delivering goods.

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overlooked customs documents
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Avoid Common Mistakes: Overlooked Documents in US Customs Clearance

Even experienced importers can miss key customs paperwork, halting cargo flow. Don’t let shipments get held up due to document oversights. Be aware of commonly overlooked papers – Importer Statements, Itemized Lists, Origin Certifications, Textile Declarations, FDA/CPSC forms, ISF filings, Wood Packaging docs, Import Licenses, and Carnets. Leverage brokers who stay on top of changing clearance rules. Review paperwork checklists thoroughly to avoid problems.

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DDU (Delivery Duty Unpaid)
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Best Practices for Importers Using DDU incoterm

Mastering DDU imports puts buyers in control but creates customs clearance tasks. Follow best practices for brokers, paperwork, tracking orders, transport, and paying duties promptly. That smoothest workflows from origin to delivery, avoids fees, and enables just-in-time logistics.

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US customs document checklist
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Revealed: The Secret Checklist of Documents US Customs Agents Look For

US Customs agents have a secret checklist of key import documents they inspect to clear shipments. Learn exactly what paperwork is required, including the commercial invoice, packing list, transportation documents, country of origin details, bonds, security filings, FDA details for regulated goods, and more. Follow CBP import regulations closely with help from licensed customs brokers to breeze through inspections and avoid shipment delays.

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eezyimport is an online platform and is not a licensed customs broker. However, we work closely with a third-party licensed customs broker who can assist with any entry-related issues.

eezyimport is an online platform and is not a licensed customs broker. However, we work closely with a third-party licensed customs broker who can assist with any entry-related issues.

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