Customs Clearance

International shipping is a constantly changing landscape. Amid shifting laws, laborious documentation requirements and ever-changing tariffs, it pays to have a custom brokerage partner who can guide you through the process. AIT will work with you to achieve problem-free customs clearance.

Customs Clearance Services

Our AIT Customs Brokerage team is committed to helping your freight cross borders easily and quickly. We have developed a range of services to ensure your cargo is safe, transported quickly and cleared easily — every step of the way. These customs clearance services include:

  • 10+2 Importer Security (ISF)
  • Remote Location Filing (RLF)
  • Automated broker interface
    • Real-time status tracking
    • Document retention
    • PO Management
  • Bonded warehouse locations
  • Temporary Importation under Bond (TIB)
  • Carnet issuances, validations and cancellations
  • Risk management with Incoterms

With our centralized compliance team and licensed brokers throughout the United States, AIT prevents clearance issues and keeps your shipments on time.

Import Clearance for the United States

AIT’s team of import clearance experts will ensure your freight moves through ports and to your U.S. destinations without issues. We’ll reduce clearance delays and speed up transit times for your import shipments by providing:

Accurate Documentation: Whenever you’re importing goods, a litany of forms and documentation are required for it to be cleared through U.S. Customs. AIT will handle these documents, making sure they are filled out thoroughly and correctly. We’ll help you avoid costly mistakes that add to your expenses and hold up your shipment.

“Wheels Up” Clearance: This program allow air freight to be cleared by U.S. Customs while freight is in the air enroute to its destination airport. The process minimizes on-the-ground delays and can improve transit times by one full day.

Priority Clearance from Canada and Mexico: Transborder shipments are handled as direct clearances within 60 minutes.

Online Tracking and Reporting: Important shipment milestones and customs documents can be accessed via MyAIT.

Government Compliance: Due to the complexities of international shipping and the time involved, it is advantageous to partner with a customs clearance expert. AIT Customs Brokerage is in strict accordance with the FDA, USDA, DOT and C-TPAT and provides compliance support for EPA, FWS and other entities.

Rely on AIT’s licensed customs brokerage team to give you the peace of mind when importing products into the United States.

AIT has a robust global logistics network, with more than 50 offices worldwide.

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