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Category Archives: Product – Customs Services

License Management System – Taking the Hassle Out of Organization

In logistics, nothing moves unless you have the right license for it. As your supply chain expands, so does the complexity of licenses needed to import and export goods. It can be challenging to track countless licenses and to ensure that none are expired and all are within compliance. Failure to comply with proper licenses […]

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Dangerous Goods Declarations and Packaging – Taking the Hassle out of Exporting Compliance

DB Schenker’s Dangerous Goods Declarations and Packaging offers users an online documentation preparation system with built in regulatory logic to provide solutions for creating compliant shipping paperwork. This operating system provides users with paperwork options that are currently compliant for shipping all dangerous goods and templates on how to properly mark and package materials. There […]

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Restricted Party Screening – Taking the Complexity and Risk Out of Your Logistics

Restricted Party Screening tools offer easy management for required due diligence screenings of all parties involved within your supply chain. DB Schenker offers these tools to help fulfill all screening requirements to the highest compliance standards. With a versatile and easy to use system, DB Schenker Trade Advisory Solutions Restricted Screening tools offer organizations seamless […]

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Schenker of Canada Limited Launches State-of-the-Art Customs Operating System

Improved Technology Facilitates Better Trade Efficiencies and Compliance. The Customs Brokerage industry has evolved significantly over the past half-century. What started out as simple duty collection at the border has grown to managing trade compliance for Canadian and Non Resident Importers to the tune of $1.07 trillion CAD last year alone. With Canada’s total annual […]

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Changes to CBP Reconciliation Program scheduled for January 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be implementing several changes to the reconciliation entry program as part of the conversion to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). These changes will be deployed in January 2017 on a date yet to be determined by CBP. CBP will no longer enter a blanket flag in a participating […]

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FDA Food Facility Registration Due Before December 31, 2016

The Bioterrorism Act and Food Safety Modernization Act requires all domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The requirement includes food, food ingredients, and dietary supplements. Registrations must be renewed every other year […]

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How to Build a Robust Compliance Strategy So You Can Focus on Your Core Business

Reducing total import duty burdens, staying compliant, and minimizing the risk of penalties and shipment delays is an increasing challenge for today’s importers. As the regulatory environment becomes more complex, the list of steps that shippers have to take to stay compliant grows exponentially. Here at DB Schenker Customs Services, we realize that your team […]

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DB Schenker Bolsters Cross-Border Service with New Laredo, Texas, Facility

DB Schenker today announced that it has opened a new facility in Laredo, Texas, with 30,960 square feet of logistics management space, including 1,874 sq. ft. of office space. The new warehouse, which is located in the Killiam Industrial Park near the World Trade Bridge, supports another 150,000 sq. ft. facility that DB Schenker opened in Houston in 2015. Both […]

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SOLAS – Shippers Required to Submit Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Certificates

DB Schenker takes matters of compliance seriously and in order to assist with submission of the VGM to the Carriers, DB Schenker will require completion of a VGM certificate from all shippers for all FCL shipments. There has been much information regarding the changes in SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea) regulations effective July 1st […]

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SOLAS FAQ: Demystifying the New SOLAS Regulations

When the new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea convention of the International Maritime Organization [IMO]) regulation goes into effect on July 1, 2016, international shippers could find themselves taking extra steps and actions to ensure that their shipments are in compliance. The new regulations are getting a lot of attention right now, but the […]

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