Deleon Trade is a U.S. Customs compliance and International Trade consulting firm focused on assisting importers navigate the complexity of U.S. Customs import regulations.


Our team of trade auditors consists of former U.S. Customs auditors and U.S. Customs audit supervisors with experience across multiple industries, programs and commodities.  We have extensive experience assisting importers with multiple facets of the import compliance process: this includes assistance with Focused Assessment Audits, Risk Assessment Audits, Post Entry Audits, Quick Response Audits, Statistical Sampling Plan Development and Execution, Customs Reconciliation Program, Importer Self Assessment Program, First Sale Valuation and with development and implementation of Import Compliance Programs and Manuals.  


Our clients include small and mid-size firms and large multinational companies across multiple economic sectors including energy, industrials, consumer, technology, healthcare, telecommunications and materials.






Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Ready, Set, Go! Preparing for a Customs Audits

Advanced Webinar


Wednesday, July 22, 2020

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm CDT

Cost: $50 per participant





Ask Yourself

  • Were you recently hired into a Trade Compliance Department of ONE being expected to perform miracles with little
    to no resources?
  • Has your Trade Compliance Department been decimated by COVID and an economic downturn leaving you to do more with less?
  • Are you concerned that a Customs audit is looming?
  • Have you received CBP Form 28 Requests for Information lately?
  • Have you had a lot of Census Rejects that are being overridden by your broker raising your risk profile
    with Customs? 
  • Have you been unable to perform post-entry audits, having to focus your attention elsewhere?


Learn from a Former Customs Auditor with 25+ years of experience

  • Who CBP targets for audits and how you can lower your risk profile;
  • What your company can expect if selected for an Audit / Focused Assessment;
  • How to assess your current level of compliance, areas needing improvement by conducting advanced risk assessments, targeted internal reviews, and strategic general ledger accounting reviews;
  • What Customs will focus on when auditing your company;
  • How CBP evaluates internal controls to identify best practices and deficiencies; do you know the difference between
    tests of controls vs. tests of compliance?  
  • What should your priorities be upon receipt of a Focused Assessment / audit Notification Letter
  • What common pitfalls do importers face when responding to Auditors during an audit






FEBRUARY 17-19, 2021

Omni Hotel - Houston, Texas










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