GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE
We provide meticulous oversight to ensure confidence in the compliance of each and every transaction.
One of the most significant challenges companies face in today’s international marketplace is effectively moving products around the globe while adhering to the increasingly strict trade compliance laws.
While protecting your business from damaging commercial and financial penalties resulting from trade compliance issues can be an overwhelming task, OCEANAIR will help you navigate safe passage for your imports and exports. At OCEANAIR, our core value is keeping you compliant in all facets of demand-driven supply chains. We are here to protect, consult, and advise our customers of the ever-changing market conditions.
Your Partner in Global Trade Compliance
OCEANAIR has the knowledge and experience to help you safely navigate the challenges of today’s complex compliance landscape. We offer trusted expertise and tailored, data-drive solutions to your most pressing compliance, customs, and supply chain challenges. Our compliance experts will help you maneuver the ever-evolving rules and regulations and keep you up to date on the latest changes impacting international trade. Our global network of partners allows us to coordinate seamlessly with local partner government agencies (PGA’s), helping you comply with all relevant regulations around the world. Whether you are trying to understand the impact of tariffs or wondering how to respond to a customs inquiry, OCEANAIR’s compliance experts can help create a resilient and compliant supply chain by assessing your options, minimizing risk, establishing best compliance practices, and executing a solution that will maximize your bottom line.
OCEANAIR’s compliance experts can help you:
Launch an industry-leading import or export compliance program
Optimize your customs valuation processes and duty spend
Respond to a Customs inquiry and mitigate penalties
Avoid costly & time-consuming compliance mistakes
Reduce your risk of non-compliance and exposure to government penalties with a compliance audit. Our compliance audits will uncover any gaps in your company’s compliance processes and will be followed up with a written gap analysis and recommendations for improvement.
Our in-depth audit will include reviews of:
- Internal controls
- Country of Origin
- Trade Preference
- Free Trade Agreements
- Duty Reduction Programs
Our export compliance experts will conduct a comprehensive review of your export compliance processes. The results will allow you to gain a clear view of how your current compliance procedures compare to standards established by BIS, the Department of State, and other government agencies.
Put your import operations under the microscope to uncover gaps in your Customs compliance processes and transactional records. Our comprehensive gap analysis report will enable you to elevate your compliance rating and reduce your risk of exposure to costly fines and penalties.
U.S. Customs Audit Preparation
Our import compliance team will help you survive a Customs audit and make your upcoming audit as painless as possible. We’ll guide you through the entire process and provide expert support to assist in developing diligent responses to U.S. Customs and Border Protection inquiries.
Import Compliance Solutions
In the fast-paced, ever-evolving global trade industry, you need confidence that you’re equipped with accurate, up-to-date information on fluctuating tariffs, new regulations, evolving trade agreements, and updates to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. Our import compliance specialists work with our customers to help them identify and mitigate any compliance and/or transportation-related risk they may face, depending on their specific industry or transportation lanes. We view ourselves as an extension of your logistics group, and we’re always looking at how we can lower trade risks for your logistics activity.
Our Import services include:
- ACE Portal Setup and Training
- Regulatory Compliance Audits
- HTS Product Classification and Valuation
- Binding Rulings
- Duty Drawback
- Broker-Known Import Program
- Post Summary Corrections
- Customs Audit Preparation
- Prior Disclosure Submissions
Export Compliance Solutions
Our export compliance advisors can help you navigate and comply with the ever-evolving global trade regulations. From classifications, licenses, and procedures to international trade sanctions, restricted party designations, and resolving red flags, we provide a full suite of export compliance consulting services. OCEANAIR works with you to understand your unique business needs and compliance risks to tailor the scope of services being delivered. No matter the destination, we help you gain the knowledge to perform the due diligence necessary to ensure your shipments meet international regulations to reduce your risk, eliminate errors, and lower your costs.
Our Export Compliance services include:
- Regulatory Compliance Audits
- Export Audits
- Document Compliance
- ITAR and EAR Compliance
- ECCN Classification Guidance
- Export Licensing Assistance
- Restricted Party Screening
- Export Compliance Program Development
Securing the Global Supply Chain
OCEANAIR is committed to doing our part to protect the global supply chain from criminal activities such as terrorism, human smuggling, drug trafficking, illegal contraband, or the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
We strive to maintain the highest standards of quality, integrity, and security, and we demonstrate this commitment through compliance with all U.S. customs laws.
We carefully screen and select our business partners to ensure a formidable stance against security threats and unethical practices.
OCEANAIR is proud to be a trusted trader in CBP’s CTPAT program. Since 2006, we have worked to protect the supply chain from acts of terrorism and the introduction of potentially dangerous contraband. By providing the highest level of cargo security, we have ensured a safer, more efficient supply chain for our customers, our employees, and our country.
Restricted Party Screening
OCEANAIR conducts restricted party screening on all exports to ensure that our clients are not unknowingly conducting business with a restricted or denied party. The screenings are stored in an audit trail to provide you with a record of your export compliance efforts, which will demonstrate your due diligence efforts to maintain compliance with all government regulations.
Broker-Known Import Program
As a participant in the Broker-Known Import Program (BKIP) program, the importer of record demonstrates compliance in areas such as declarations, documentation, ADD/CVD, IPR, valuation, and drawback. If you would like to participate in this free, voluntary program, please contact us for a BKIP Questionnaire.
Specialty Consultations and Training Seminars
OCEANAIR’s compliance specialists work with our clients on education and adherence to the regulations in order to keep your supply chain running effectively. We offer a variety of tailored training solutions to empower your teams with the knowledge and understanding they need to comply with U.S. import and export regulations.
We can also help you develop a compliance program and training manuals to suit your individual needs.