Posts Tagged: Compliance

Logistics Plus Successfully Completes C-TPAT Revalidation


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Successfully Completes C-TPAT Membership Revalidation Customs Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) status confirmed for another three years ERIE, Pa. (November 29, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce its C-TPAT status has been maintained by meeting all of… Read more »

Understanding Incoterms

Incoterms® refer to a series of rules that define the responsibilities of sellers and buyers (business-to-business) when they purchase and ship goods internationally. These could include various costs and performance tasks which all businesses involved agree to handle. Background Incoterms were originally designed by the International Chamber of Commerce, in order to establish a more… Read more »

Customs Brokerage 101


Logistics Plus recently issued an announcement that its Customs Broker Solutions division had obtained Remote Location Filing (RLF) status from the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agency.  RLF status allows Logistics Plus to file customs clearance information at all ports in the United States from a centralized location (i.e., from our global headquarters in Erie, PA). If… Read more »

Logistics Plus Receives Remote Location Filing (RLF) Status with U.S. Customs and Border Protection


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Customs Broker Solutions Receives Remote Location Filing (RLF) Status with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Its licensed customs brokers can now clear shipments at all ports in the United States. ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 19, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced… Read more »

Make Logistics Plus YOUR Global Trade Compliance Department


It goes without saying that there are many regulations around importing and exporting – complex regulations. We have licensed and experienced consultants who can help simplify the complexity of those regulations and provide procedures to keep your company in compliance. In fact, when you work with Logistics Plus, it’s like having your very own Global… Read more »

Global Trade Compliance Support Services


Is your company (or members of your association, chamber, or trade group) involved in the import or export of products or materials? If the answer is yes, then you should consider a Logistics Plus® Compliance Training Program to get a better understanding of the regulations and procedures that must be followed when shipping globally. The Logistics Plus Global Trade Compliance… Read more »

Congratulations to our newest Licensed Customs Broker!

Licensed Customs Broker

All of us here at Logistics Plus would like to congratulate Gretchen Blough, our Import Compliance Specialist, on a very important achievement. This past week, Gretchen earned her Customs Broker License through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of International Trade. Gretchen put in a lot of hard work and many hours of studying into… Read more »

2014 PFI Conference

Logistics Plus compliance manager Adam Mook recently was a featured speaker at the 2014 Pellet Fuels Institute Conference in Orlando, FL. Check out the details here: 2014 PFI Conference

Increased Inspections at U.S. Ports

We have seen a rise in the number of Department of Agriculture holds in all U.S. ports recently.  Please be advised that the Department of Agriculture is responsible for inspecting to make sure that all wood packaging is compliant, so even imported commodities that are not normally under Agriculture jurisdiction are subject to these holds.

In-House Compliance Training

We offer these topics and tailor them to your company’s products: Export Regulations & Compliance:  U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Creating an Effective Export Management Compliance Program (EMCP) Developing an Export Strategy:  Exploring International Markets & Creating an Export Marketing Plan Understanding NAFTA and other U.S. Free Trade Agreements Export… Read more »