The Suddath Companies awarded Customs and Border Protection National Permit

Jacksonville, FLA., January 26, 2017 - Suddath® is proud to announce that we have been approved by the US Customs and Border Protection Service (CBP) for a Customs Broker National Permit and Remote Location Filing (RLF). The national permit and RLF authorization gives Suddath the ability to provide customs clearance services at all ports of entry into the USA. By obtaining this permit and enhanced filing capability, our clients know that Suddath is licensed, regulated and empowered by US. Customs and Border Protection to conduct all US Customs related activities on their behalf.

According to Bob Fruchterman, Senior Vice President of International Logistics for Suddath, “The national permit allows Suddath to streamline the entry process throughout the country. This will result in greater efficiency, faster clearances, and reduced costs for our clients.” 

We are an approved participant with the CBP Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) initiative and fully automated for electronic submission of documents. Additionally, we have 24/7 web access for clients to monitor the entry process and offer CBP bonded warehouse services at our Dulles, VA location. Suddath also provides Importer Security Filing services (ISF 10 + 2) to ensure that all required pre-arrival data for ocean freight imports is accurately transmitted to CBP.  

Suddath has a comprehensive understanding of international import, export, and domestic freight forwarding, which enables us to build a customizable menu of services to support our client needs. Suddath works on our clients’ behalf to clear and deliver products domestically and overseas utilizing both U.S. and foreign flag ocean or air transportation.