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Customs Broker Exam Bootcamp
Date: January 18-21, 2016
Location: Lexington, KY
Multi-day, all-day, intensive, collaborative, and hand on workshops that illuminate your way to the customs broker license. Class will begin at 8:00 am each day and end at 6 pm.
Complying with U.S. Export Controls
Date: January 27-28, 2016
Location: Memphis, TN
The two-day program is led by BIS's professional counselling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods.
Congratulations to Leah Ellis, Corporate Compliance Specialist, as she was named the President of the International Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers Association of Houston! The mission of the organization is to serve the Houston freight forwarder and customs broker community by providing a central source of information regarding industry laws and regulations. Leah Ellis started with JAS Forwarding on December 8, 2008. In September 2009, she started playing an active role in the Compliance Department as well as being the Import Manager of the Houston Office. In January of 2011, she joined the Corporate Compliance Team. She also became a Director of the Houston Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association in 2011, and followed with becoming secretary in 2013. She has played an active role at both the Local and National level. Congratulations!
What the Heck is a Routed Export Transaction?
A routed export transaction occurs when a foreign purchaser, or foreign principal party in interest (FPPI) requests to have their merchandise retrieved by a freight forwarder or other agent who has been contracted by the foreign purchaser to export the merchandise from the United States.
Did you know that even though the FPPI is “controlling” the export transaction, the USPPI still has responsibilities? The USPPI is responsible for providing their name, address and all the commodity information to the filing agent.