Customs Clearance

International shipping is a constantly changing landscape. Amid shifting laws, laborious documentation requirements and ever-changing tariffs, it pays to have a customs brokerage partner who can guide you through the process. CGL will work with you to achieve problem-free customs clearance.

Customs Clearance Services

Our team is committed to helping your freight cross borders easily and quickly with our contract Customs Broker in United Staes & Mexico & Canada & China. We have developed a range of services to ensure your cargo is safe, transported quickly and cleared easily — every step of the way. These customs clearance services include:

  • Brokerage handling in United Staes & Mexico & Canada & China
  • Automated broker interface
    • Real-time status tracking
    • Document retention
    • PO Management
  • Bonded warehouse locations
  • Temporary Importation under Bond (TIB)
  • Carnet issuances, validations and cancellations
  • Risk management with Incoterms

Import Clearance for the United States

CGL’s customs broker team of import clearance experts will ensure your freight moves through ports and to your U.S. destinations without issues. We’ll reduce clearance delays and speed up transit times for your import shipments by providing:

Accurate Documentation: Whenever you’re importing goods, a litany of forms and documentation are required for it to be cleared through U.S. Customs. CGL will handle these documents, making sure they are filled out thoroughly and correctly. We’ll help you avoid costly mistakes that add to your expenses and hold up your shipment.

“Wheels Up” Clearance: This program allow air freight to be cleared by U.S. Customs while freight is in the air enroute to its destination airport. The process minimizes on-the-ground delays and can improve transit times by one full day.

Priority Clearance from Canada and Mexico: Transborder shipments are handled as direct clearances within 60 minutes.

Government Compliance: Due to the complexities of international shipping and the time involved, it is advantageous to partner with a customs clearance expert. CGL’s Customs Brokerage is in strict accordance with the FDA, USDA, DOT and C-TPAT and provides compliance support for EPA, FWS and other entities.