FPPI Presentation

Supplier Guidlines

Customs Broker Revenue Opportunities using a US FPPI Agent

Foreign Principal Party of Interest (FPPI) Agent Services include --

Full documentation services for export - including client "shared" input

Physical receiving and international consolidation services - air and ocean

Convenient York Distribution Center - consolidation facility

Collaboration on-line - US seller, foreign Customs broker & buyer, & HCB


  • Destination Import requirements



Valuation - what is dutiable, what is not at destination
Classification of goods before they're shipped
What needs to be on the invoice
Means to reduce your buyer's Customs examinations
Superior documentation from the buyer's perspective
Special product requirements
Destination country participating agency requirements
  • Compliance Matters

US SED reporting

Reference and publication library - furnished
Consultant network
"KYC" - Know your customer
When are licenses required or applicable?
  • INCOTERMS responsibility of the seller & buyer

Transportation costs, service requirements

Advocate of Baltimore Street Turn Program to reduce drayage costs.
Risk management
Packing and crating, proper marking requirements
Consolidation and warehousing
  • Mechanics

Operations Software Formats - furnished

What your freight forwarder needs?
Shipment communications
Reports to help you monitor the export transaction
What you should expect of your freight forwarder?
Training ...Individualized for International Trade Ops

Operation Tools  ... for Import/Export Ops

Trade Manager... IOR/ Export Management

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Revised: October 09, 2018