AFC International, LLC is dedicated to being the industry’s leading customs brokerage expert. Whether you are looking for information on customs brokerage services or customs regulations,  consider AFC International your number one, respected customs clearance source. Our importing professionals spend a significant amount of time researching and sharing international shipping and customs brokerage news and compliance updates with our clients. We strive to make sure you are familiar with the latest importing policies, required documentation and compliance regulations so your imports clear customs quick and easy. Our knowledgeable agents focus on sharing information about:

By choosing to work with AFC International, you will receive exceptional service from leading educated customs clearance agents. Stay up to date and learn more about the importing process with our experts at AFC International!


New Exporting Requirements: The Automated Export System

By now, exporters should be aware of The U.S. Census Bureau’s new export reporting requirements. These new requirements are now fully active after a 180 day grace period that ended on October 2, 2014. Specifically, an Automated Export System (AES) or AES Direct is now... View Article

Customs Clearance: A Quick Guide on Paying Duties

Customs clearance is part of the international shipping process.   Your customs broker, customs authorities and you play a role in making sure all of your customs duties are paid at the proper time. It is  crucial to understand the steps, which is why having... View Article

What is a Customs Broker?

Hundreds of thousands of importers bring cargo and freight into the US every year. Most rely on the services of a licensed customs broker to get their shipments cleared at the border. For each of these transactions, reams of critical business data must be generated about... View Article

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