Import Logistics

  • Introduction to Import Logistics
  • Rogers & Brown Import Logistics
  • Request a Quote Form

Did you place an order with a foreign supplier and need to make arrangements for shipment?

Rogers & Brown can help! We specialize in assisting first-time importers navigate the intricacies of import logistics. Fill out our Request an Import Logistics Quote Form, or contact us directly at 843-577-3630 and [email protected].

Here’s what we’ll need to know when assisting you with Import Logistics:

  • Origin
  • Destination
  • Commodity
    • Please note we do not handle personal effects, cars, etc.
  • Weight
  • Dimension
  • What are the terms of sales?
    • Import Logistics terms of sales are also known as Incoterms (In other words, details about who is paying for the freight).

Here’s what you need to know about Import Services & Customs Brokerage.

  • Customs requires that the Importer of Record registers with US Customs. See more information here.
  • Customs requires that the Importer of Record needs to have a Customs Import Bond on file.
    • Single Entry Bond or
    • Continuous Bond
  • ISF (Importer Security Filing) must be transmitted electronically to Customs 24 hours prior to loading the cargo on a ship that is destined for the United States.

Do you have a Custom’s Bond in place?

If yes, please see our more detailed import logistics information on the Rogers & Brown Import Logistics tab.

Don’t have a Custom’s Bond yet? Call us at 843-577-3630, or email [email protected].

It is important to understand that importing can be a complicated and expensive endeavor if the process is not handled properly from the start. As a Rogers & Brown customer you will receive personalized, adaptable and customizable Supply Chain Solutions, by striving beyond with a unified team! Hassle free, stress free—that’s the way it should be.

We have years of experience and continual training with ocean transportation, air transportation and customhouse brokerage, so we understand what you need and the importance of being Customs compliant the first time around.

Ocean Transportation

We are a licensed freight forwarder strategically positioned to handle your supply chain needs. From full container to less than container shipments, our unique set of products provide the flexibility of balancing costs and transits to better control your specific needs.

Air Transportation

Rogers & Brown is a fully certified indirect air carrier and IATA member. Working through our international worldwide network, we are able to offer inbound door-to-door, airport-to-airport services for hazardous and non-hazardous airfreight shipments. Since airfreight is urgent by nature, we make it simple by handling it with the proper attention.

To request more information about Import Services Ocean Transportation or Air Transportation, please contact [email protected].

Custom Brokerage

Every shipment is handled with the care, attention and focus it deserves. Our systems and experienced staff monitors your shipment from pick-up to delivery to ensure you complete visibility and confidence that your shipment will meet delivery deadlines.

Read more about Customs Brokerage Services from Rogers & Brown.

  • Importer Security Filing (ISF)
  • Customs Bonds
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classification and Binding Ruling requests
  • Determining whether goods qualify for preferential tariff treatment under one of the many complex trade agreements
  • Meeting time sensitive delivery deadlines
  • Remote Location Filing (RLF)
  • Periodic Monthly Statements (PMS) program.
  • Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
  • NAFTA assistance
  • Plan for Quota/Visa, Antidumping and related Customs issues
  • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Consulting

Expect our staff to take ownership of your shipments to insure a smooth flow of goods throughout the entire import process. We aim to provide you with peace of mind so you can easily follow the details using our web based shipment tracking system.

Request a Quote

IN A HURRY? If you don't have time to fill out this in-depth rate quote form and would rather have Rogers & Brown contact you, click here or email our sales team.

  • *Rogers & Brown will not accept house hold goods or personal effects for transportation.
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We are a certified and validated member of Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.