Customhouse broker

Related to Customhouse broker: Customs Brokers
an agent who acts for merchants in the business of entering and clearing goods and vessels.

See also: Customhouse

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Intended for purchasing managers considering international vendors, this book analyzes the total costs of importing goods into the US and explains the federal requirements for import compliance, the financial benefits of foreign-trade zones, and the importance of hiring a reputable freight forwarder and customhouse broker. The second half of the book reprints Importing into the United States published by the US Customs and Border Protection service in 2006 to assist commercial importers.
Multi-Schenker, the customhouse broker in Brazil, ensures that the components are cleared through Brazilian Customs.
Jan Seal, is a Management Consultant on International Trade and a Licensed Customhouse Broker with over 35 years of experience in imports and exports.
Gardner is also a licensed customhouse broker and a Black Belt in Six Sigma, with an MBA from the University of Miami.
He pointed to Dave Corn, vice president of Comstock & Theakston; Laurie Arnold, regulatory compliance officer for JAS Forwarding USA; Merit Tremper, president of Merit Trade Consulting Services; and Leah Ellis, president of the Houston Customhouse Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, as examples of young members who "bring energy to the NCBFAA and want to make a mark for themselves."
For more than 25 years, the firm has provided legal counsel and representation to foreign and domestic corporations and industries, governments, Customhouse brokers, freight forwarders, carriers and individuals in the areas of international trade, Customs law, export controls, intellectual property, antitrust, shipping, product safety, and related Federal regulatory disciplines.