August 15, 2016 – According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, companies that export are 17 percent more profitable than those that don’t.
While all customer transactions carry some level of administrative overhead, sales to companies and consumers outside of the United States require additional paperwork including correct labeling to ensure goods arrive at the right place at the right time, and documentation that meets U.S. and foreign governments’ rules and regulations.
Frankly, the bureaucracy surrounding shipping products overseas may seem daunting. Fortunately, an experienced freight forwarder (FF) can help! Here in the Heartland, Held & Associates is a certified Custom Broker and FF. See more at www.held-assoc.com