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AgTC 35th Annual Meeting – Top 5 Takeaways

Laufer Group International's Ocean Export team recently participated in the highly anticipated AgTC Annual meeting, held earlier this month in Tacoma, WA.

Jun 29, 2023

Top 5 Challenges for Exporters – 2023

With regards to US supply chain disruption, most expect 2023 to present a significant improvement over 2022. However, despite declining import rates, volumes, and port congestion, challenges remain for US exporters.

Mar 09, 2023

Top Recommended Documents Importers Should Always Keep for Customs

While US Customs regulations require customs brokers like Laufer to meet significant documentation requirements, U.S. Importers face their own specific regulations, and have substantial record keeping obligations. If an importer did not keep or cannot locate the information Customs or a Partner Government Agency (PGA) is asking for, it could…

Nov 10, 2022


Airfreight Charters – What to Know When Your Cargo’s Got to Go

Oct 18, 2022
Unless you or your company has arranged a cargo aircraft charter in the past, it is likely that you may be unfamiliar with some of the benefits and risks of arranging a charter for your cargo, or even what a cargo aircraft charter even is. This post will provide a brief introduction to cargo aircraft charter to present another freight solution option should you need it now or sometime in the future – the focus will be on charters arranged for the transport of cargo – as opposed to passenger charters.
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Understanding US Customs Notifications, Actions and Exams

Jul 28, 2022
Perhaps some of the least popular Customs topics, and ones that have the potential to be the most painful, are Customs’ notifications and exams. This blog post will provide a brief overview of the several types of CBP notifications, holds, and exams that an importer might receive on inbound shipments to the United States, what an importer should do if a notification is received, and some best practices on how to deal with each of these situations.
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4 Top Challenges for Ocean Exporters in 2022

Jun 14, 2022
With supply chains facing continued disruption from China’s zero-COVID policy, the war in Ukraine, and ongoing delays on most trade routes, 2022 remains a trying year for exporters. This post covers the top 4 issues Laufer is seeing with its export customers.
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