The Ins & Outs of Direct Filing

Do-It-Yourself has never been so rewarding! While many companies are looking to outsource processes to save money, filing your own customs entries is one process that most importers can and should complete in-house. The savingsare substantial, the complianceimprovement real, and the increased control empowering. 

The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) and CustomsNow presented a webinar on the ins and outs of direct filing your entries with U.S. Customs & Border Protection. 

CustomsNow provides importers fast, simple, and on-demand technology with end-to-end support tofile their customs entries directly with Customs. The webinar covers topics including:

  • Importers' data/parts file
  • Basics of direct filing
  • Why direct file?
  • Getting started with direct filing
  • Rollout of direct filing
  • Staffing
  • Automation and integration

The presenters are Karin Smith, CEO of CustomsNow, and Nic Adams, VP of Client Services for CustomsNow.

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