What is a Certificate of Conformity and How do You Get One?

What is a Certificate of Conformity and How do You Get One?

What is a Certificate of Conformity and How do You Get One? When you are importing products from Asia, Latin America, or anywhere else, there are always regulations that you have to be concerned with. The types of regulations vary based on the product you are...
How to Avoid Customs Delays and Ensure Timely Shipments

How to Avoid Customs Delays and Ensure Timely Shipments

Product Safety Why is my shipment stuck at customs? It’s a question that many importers find themselves asking at one time or another. A container filled with goods that need to get to your customer’s warehouse ends up delayed at the port and you have to figure out...
5 Recent Product Recalls and What Importers Can Learn From Them

5 Recent Product Recalls and What Importers Can Learn From Them

Imagine you’ve just launched a new consumer product. You’ve sold 22,345 units to a major retailer and your product is now on the store shelves. You’re exceptionally proud of yourself and all the hard work you’ve put in to get there. And then you get that dreaded...
California Prop 65: This is What Importers Should Know

California Prop 65: This is What Importers Should Know

California is the most populous U.S. state, and its economy is also the nation’s largest. With a GDP of over $3 trillion USD, on its own, it would be the fifth-largest economy in the world. That means it is a large market for consumer product importers, and if you are...
Lab Testing Basics: 3 Things All Importers Should Know

Lab Testing Basics: 3 Things All Importers Should Know

Lab Testing Basics: 3 Things All Importers Should Know Importers who work with manufacturers in China are very familiar with the concept of conducting third-party inspections. These inspections help to ensure the quality and safety of goods before they’re loaded onto...

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