Union Customs Code – Where Are We One Year Away From Implementation

The Union Customs Code (UCC), adopted in 2013, is now one year away from being implemented. With this implementation on 1 June 2016, the UCC will be the legal framework for European Union (EU) Customs transactions for the next 20 years.  What needs still to be completed before the 1 June 2016 deadline, and is your company prepared?

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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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CBP C-TPAT Portal 2.0 Webcast: Question & Answers Regarding Security Profiles & Monitoring

On January 15, 2015, Integration Point teamed up with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to bring you the latest updates on CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Portal 2.0.  There were many questions asked during the webcast that we were not able to cover, and the presenters have taken the time to answer some of those for us now.  Responses to the questions have been provided directly by CBP and are presented below without edit or alteration.  Please note that a due to the fact that a number of questions require lengthy explanation, CBP refers the user to the CBP Portal 2.0 User Manual for a more specific explanation (and screen shots).  The User Guide can be found at http://www.cbp.gov/border-security/ports-entry/cargo-security/c-tpat-customs-trade-partnership-against-terrorism/portal-resource.

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CBP C-TPAT Portal 2.0 Webcast: Question & Answers Regarding Point of Contact & Exporting

On January 15, 2015, Integration Point teamed up with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to bring you the latest updates on CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Portal 2.0.  There were many questions asked during the webcast that we were not able to cover, and the presenters have taken the time to answer some of those for us now.  Responses to the questions have been provided directly by CBP and are presented below without edit or alteration.  Please note that a due to the fact that a number of questions require lengthy explanation, CBP refers the user to the CBP Portal 2.0 User Manual for a more specific explanation (and screen shots).  The User Guide can be found at http://www.cbp.gov/border-security/ports-entry/cargo-security/c-tpat-customs-trade-partnership-against-terrorism/portal-resource.

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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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Regulatory Compliance Seminars in Singapore – Registration Now Open

Could your organization benefit from a better trade assurance program?

Integration Point, a leader in global trade management software, is hosting regulatory compliance seminars in Singapore in April.  These 1-day seminars will cover topics regarding trade assurance, trade facilitation, establishing programs within an organization, leveraging trade agreements to optimize savings, building a foundation for product classifications to handle upcoming changes, and gaining buy-in from upper management.

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