Helpful Tips for International Shipping

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If your business is expanding to the global market, international shipping can feel overwhelming. There are a few extra steps to international shipping, but with our expert employees at Mail Box & Pack, we are confident that we can take the extra burden off of international shipping and get your packages moving around the globe without any unnecessary stress. Below are a few tips that will help you successfully get your international shipping completed.

Helpful Tips for International Shipping

  • Customs Paperwork – For international shipping you must fill out the correct customs paperwork. Filling out the wrong paperwork will hold up your shipment. We are well versed in all the international customs paperwork and can get you the right forms and on your way quickly.
  • Filling out Paperwork – After you have the right forms, you need to carefully fill out the paperwork with all the correct information. You need to be able to include what is in the package, what it is made of, the tariff classification, the quantity, and the purchase price.
  • Import Laws – You will want to know the import country’s customs laws. Some countries will require additional documentation. There also may be fees for some countries.  Another thing to consider, especially if you are shipping on a tight schedule, is the holidays observed by the country that you are shipping to. They may take those days off and that will extend the amount of time to delivery.

Our staff is well educated and experienced in international shipping. Give us a call or stop by today to get all of your international shipping needs met.