Solution: Deringer helped the company understand its supply chain options from a holistic perspective. The company had air and ocean shipments — full container load and less than container load — and also needed to understand the unique requirements of U.S. Customs clearance. Deringer guided the entire process, explaining documentation requirements, anti-dumping duties and proper classification of goods. The company uses Deringer for customs brokerage, transportation and cross-dock distribution services to mid-size retailers.
Results: The company has grown its U.S. imports from four shipments in the first year to an estimated 200 this year. Its supply chain strategy contributes to its competitive advantage.
About the Solution Provider: Founded in 1919, Deringer employs nearly 500 supply chain professionals. As the largest, privately held Customs broker in North America and a solutions-focused logistics provider, Deringer delivers value by providing supply chain solutions including Customs brokerage, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution, Customs compliance consulting, and cargo insurance.
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