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What Determines Shipping Costs?

Posted by K. Sterrett on May 18, 2019 11:03:17 AM

Shipping costs are determined by numerous complicated factors. We know you probably didn't want to hear that!

While some of the factors can be difficult to predict, with some proper guidance and research, shipping costs can be predicted within reason.

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Topics: Export Basics, International Shipping, Domestic Shipping, Import Basics, Exports

Where Do I Find a Country's Import Requirements?

Posted by L. Thompson on Dec 4, 2018 7:11:00 AM
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Topics: International Shipping, Import Basics

Does my shipment include a "Dangerous Good"?

Posted by L. Thompson on Sep 25, 2018 11:38:41 AM

 

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Topics: International Shipping, Import Basics

The Difference Between HS, HTS, and Schedule B Codes

Posted by K. Sterrett on Jun 6, 2018 1:33:03 PM

All of these abbreviations can be downright confusing in the shipping world, especially when it comes to codes that define your products at the customs borders. Here, we talk a little about the most commonly confused codes and when they're used.

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Topics: Export Basics, International Shipping, Import Basics

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