Broker Services

Customs Brokers play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with customs regulations. They are the first line of defense in identifying and addressing potential issues, helping businesses avoid costly penalties and delays. Deleon Trade offers customized services in broker compliance, ensuring that businesses are equipped with the necessary tools to navigate the complex world of customs regulations. Our end-to-end solutions are designed to streamline processes and maintain the highest standards of excellence in customs practices. By partnering with Deleon Trade, brokers can rest assured that their customs compliance needs are in expert hands.

Internal controls play a pivotal role in ensuring compliance, and our auditors are well-versed in developing, testing, and evaluating systems of internal control. Most importers overlook the Risk Assessment component, but we specialize in developing and implementing risk assessments, including macro-based AD/CVD risk assessments. Our comprehensive post entry audit programs are designed to test the accuracy of import entry declarations and identify discrepancies with customs laws and regulations.

Achieving meaningful compliance objectives starts with tailored manuals that integrate your current company policies and procedures. Our expertise lies in crafting compliance manuals that not only meet but exceed industry standards, ensuring they align seamlessly with your brokerage operations. Trust us to review your existing policies and procedures, providing guidance to set proper compliance goals. It an ever-changing landscape, it is vital to keep your brokerage in sync with the latest changes to maintain the highest standards of compliance.

Accurate tariff classification is essential across industries. Whether building a classification database, analyzing existing databases, or classifying new products or components, our focus on detail and reasoned judgment ensures robust classification solutions tailored to your business. Optimize opportunities afforded by current trade programs, and verify that your products have been properly classified to ensure compliance and maximize efficiency.

Education is key to compliance, and our team has conducted numerous training sessions covering various import topics. We are passionate about training ensuring we delve beyond the theory into addressing the challenges of practical implementation!  From large conferences (ATCC) to in-house and on-the-job training, we are dedicated to providing quality education and creating unique networking environments. Explore our Customs 101 and customized training sessions to stay informed and set your team up for success.

Updated compliance manuals and policies are crucial, but our team goes beyond documentation to prepare you for broker audits. Compliance with the thirteen factors of responsible supervision and control is essential, and we help you identify areas of potential risk while providing proven guidance to shore up those risk areas. Ensure you are audit-ready and compliant with the regulations, safeguarding your brokerage operations. Gain actionable insights to enhance operational efficiency and mitigate regulatory exposure.

Stay steps ahead with our specialized ad hoc research services tailored for the intricate customs landscape. We can serve as your outsourced support, assisting when your clients have technical questions, but your brokerage staff lack the time for research and documentation.  We can assist with questions on: Valuation, Classification, Chapter 98, Free Trade Agreement Certifications, and more. We'll provide you with detailed analyses and solutions tailored to your clients' specific needs for seamless navigation through complex customs regulations.

The Customs and Trade Partnership Against terrorism (CTPAT) is a partnership between CBP and the trade community, designed for compliant companies. Benefits include expedited clearance, removal from the Focused Assessment audit pool, and expedited UFLPA detention review. We assist clients throughout the CTPAT application process, from conducting internal reviews to participating in the Application Review Meeting (ARM). Leverage our expertise in every aspect of the process, including annual self-testing and notification letter preparation.

Why Choose a Third-Party Trade Consultant?

Expertise: Access to a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Efficiency: Streamline operations and reduce compliance risks.
Objectivity: Unbiased assessments for sustainable improvement.

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