Can I outsource HS classification?

What is HS classification? HS Classification refers to the process of assigning a tariff code to a product. This is a series of alphanumeric characters that describe a product to…

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What are TARIC codes?

What is a TARIC code? Correct sorting, fast and using the latest technology, is key when doing international shipment of goods. In this regard, it is important to know what…

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HS Classification Rules

When doing international trade, all products on shipments are subject to tariff classification. In other words, it is assigned a alphanumerical code that identifies what tariffs, taxes and regulations are…

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Global Trade Manager

What does a Global Trade Manager do? Global trade managers can also be referred to as international trade managers, compliance managers or even import/export compliance managers. The role of global…

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How to determine HTS code?

In this article we look at how many trade compliance professionals approach HS classification. We will not cover the general rules of interpretation of the harmonized system in this article,…

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HS code engineering

HS code engineering or tariff engineering is the term used to describe a broad set of activities undertaken to change the way a product is classified under WCO's harmonized system…

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How to look up HS tariff code

We have published several guides about doing HS classification using WCO's classification rules and we always urge traders to classify their products following these rules. Nonetheless, WCO's General Rules for…

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HS code for hand sanitizer?

The Covid-19 situation has given rise to an increase in volumes of hand sanitizer products being shipped across borders internationally. It is no surprise that the HS code for hand…

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Logistics & Supply Chain Definitions

The supply chain and logistics space is so full of terminology and jargon that even the most experienced logisticians can often come across new terms they are unfamiliar with. Here…

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HS classification of flavored milk?

HS Classification case study: HS code for flavored milk In this case study we will look at the process of determining a tariff code for flavored milk importing to Thailand.…

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