U.S. Trade Policy Consulting

Safeguard your business

Elevate your U.S. compliance strategy to mitigate risks and cultivate industry-leading practices. Even if you already work with a customs broker, your business holds responsibilities for exercising “reasonable care” in filing import entries. Exporting rules are even more complex as multiple agencies enforce the export regulations.

Whether you need solutions for merchandise classification, compliance assessments, CTPAT membership, trade data analysis, or employee training, rely on our Trusted Advisor® experts to help navigate the complexities of importing and exporting in the United States.

The cost of noncompliance

  • Liquidated damages
  • Costly fines or penalties
  • Loss of exporting privileges
  • Negative impact to importing activities
  • Potential prison time for criminal penalties
  • Compliance issues for you and/or your customers

Tailor our trade policy services for your business

Explore our U.S. trade policy solutions today and experience the difference of a provider that’s dedicated to your success. Don’t see a service listed here? Our trade policy team may be able to customize a U.S. import/export consulting service to fit your needs.

Compliance assessment projects

Identify risk within your U.S. import and export compliance programs through in-depth mock audits that mimic government assessments. Our team will deliver detailed corrective action plans and recommendations based on industry best practices.

Customized policy and procedure manuals

Receive customized U.S. import and export procedure documents specific to your company’s organizational structure, business processes, and potential risk areas.

Merchandise classification

Accurate classification of products is one of the highest risk areas for compliance. Trust our classification experts to review your company’s merchandise under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, Canadian Customs Tariff, and/or Schedule B.

Country of origin determination and free trade agreement qualification

Let our trade policy team review your merchandise for country of origin determination, as well as assess your goods’ eligibility under various preferential trade programs to ensure compliance with preference claims upon importation and/or the issuance of certifications by your company.

Antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD)

Work with us to conduct a detailed review of your merchandise and receive recommendations regarding the applicability of AD/CVD on affected merchandise.

Binding ruling services

Get assistance from people who understand what it takes to prepare and submit rulings to CBP for topics including but not limited to:

  • HTS classification
  • Country of origin
  • Preferential trade program eligibility for merchandise

Compliance training

Training is the foundation of any successful compliance program. Educate your employees on important trade policy topics with customized training sessions from our trade policy experts. Common training topics include:

  • Incoterms®
  • HTS classification
  • Free trade agreements
  • Import general awareness
  • Export general awareness
  • Customized topics specific to your business and employee needs

Secure your supply chain through CTPAT

The Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program can help ensure a more secure supply chain for your employees, suppliers, and customers. Explore our services:

  • Assess supply chain risks
  • Evaluate business partners
  • Review CTPAT security profile
  • Validation preparation and support
  • Develop procedures to meet and exceed CTPAT criteria

Build an effective U.S. compliance program today

Get in touch with our trade policy experts to reduce your risk of noncompliance. We are ready to navigate your U.S. trade compliance needs.