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HOW IT WORKS

How Ocean Shipments Work:

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Shipping Documents

Now that your ocean shipment is on its way, be sure to organize your shipping documents for your broker: Commercial invoice, Bill of lading, packing list, and any applicable trade certificate or OGD (Other Governmental Departments) requirements should be submitted as soon as they become available.

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Arrival Notice

After several weeks, your shipment will arrive at port. Several days prior, you will receive an Arrival notice from your freight forwarder indicating the warehouse of your goods. Be sure to forward the notice to your broker to ensure a smooth release.

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Delivery

Depending on your shipping terms, your contact may be to port or to door. Should your terms be to port, LCS Customs Brokers, Inc. can offer you a variety of final delivery options once your shipment has been offloaded and placed in a warehouse.

How Air Shipments Work:

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Shipping Documents

Keeping your shipping documents organized is key to a successful customs clearance: Commercial invoice, Airway bill, packing list, and any applicable trade certificate or PGA requirements Should all be submitted to your broker as soon as they become available.

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Arrival Notice

Once Your Air shipment has departed, your freight forwarder will provide you with a copy of an Airway bill. Be sure to forward the notice to your broker to ensure a smooth release.

3

Delivery

Depending on your shipping terms, your contact may be to port or to door. Should your terms be to port, LCS Customs Brokers, Inc. can offer you a variety of final delivery options once your shipment has been offloaded and placed in a warehouse.

How Truck Shipments Work:

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Shipping Documents

Keeping your shipping documents organized is key to a successful customs clearance: Commercial invoice, Bill of lading, packing list, and any applicable trade certificate or OGD (Other Governmental Departments) requirements Should all be submitted to your broker as soon as they become available. Be sure to notify your transportation provider that LCS Customs Brokers, Inc. is your customs broker

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Pars

Your transportation provider will reach out and coordinate with LCS Customs Brokers, Inc. when your shipment becomes available for clearance. LCS Customs Brokers, Inc. uses Pre-Arrival processing system or PARS to secure a customs release prior to your truck shipment arriving at the border. Once cleared, your shipment is free to move to its destination.