MAGIC CUSTOMS BROKERS

Customs Brokerage Services

Customs brokerage is our main focus. We have the technology, knowledge and extensive experience essential to navigating the complexities of a customs brokerage operation.

We advocate for our clients, helping them address international trade and compliance matters with confidence. Our customs brokerage services include:

 

Entry Preparation and Customs Clearance

The process of clearing cargo through Customs is the indispensable foundation and our primary focus. We act as a powerful advocate for our clients helping navigate international trade matters with confidence. Offering hands on experience is essential to running and effective customs brokerage operation and we integrate the most advanced technology with sound compliance practices.

 

Importer Security Filing (ISF)

Importer Security Filing (ISF) is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulation that affects reporting requirements for ocean shipments entering the United States, or shipments that transit the United States to a foreign destination. Commonly referred to as "10+2" for the number of the data elements required, ISF regulations require importers and Vessel Operating Carriers to submit specific information pertaining to ocean cargo in advance of entering the country. The targeted cargo screening initiative was developed to help prevent high-risk shipments from being transported to the United States and is fully enforced by CBP

 

Customs Bonds

Customs bonds are required by the US Customs Service for all importers in order to bring goods into the United States. A customs bond is a guarantee to the US government that the importer will faithfully follow all laws and regulations governing the importation of merchandise into the United States.

 

Vessel Manifest Confidentiality

Keep your foreign supplier identity safe from your competitors.  We assist importers obtain confidential treatment of its name and address contained in inward manifest, and of the shipper and shippers name and address.

 

Periodic Monthly Statements 

The ACE Periodic Monthly Statement (PMS) program allows participants to pay duties and fees to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on a monthly basis. PMS participants pay duties for goods released during one calendar month on the 15th business day of the following month  PMS provides additional flexibility in the management of the working capital required for duty payments as well as potentially significant cash flow advantages

Duty Drawback Services 

If your company frequently exports goods overseas which were first imported into the U.S. then you need a broker with expertise in filing customs drawbacks.  We are able to speed up the process of getting your refund for any duties paid when the goods were first imported