Customs House Broker

A Customs House Broker is a business firm that oversees the movement of international shipments through Customs, and ensures that the documentation accompanying a shipment is complete and accurate.

The role of the Customs House Broker is to facilitate the smooth and efficient flow of goods across international borders, by ensuring that all necessary documentation is in order and that any applicable duties and taxes are paid. In many cases, Customs House Brokers also provide value-added services such as warehousing and transportation.

Some of the best known customs house brokers are companies like DHL, UPS, and FedEx. However, there are many smaller, regional firms that also provide this service.

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