Trade consulting by Flexport

Trade war or not — find solutions for a world that changes fast.

Flexport Trade Advisory offers trusted expertise and data-driven tailored solutions for your most pressing customs, compliance, and supply chain challenges.

Replace confusion with opportunity by discovering how you can:

Avoid costly compliance mistakes

Optimize your customs valuation & duty spend

Respond to Customs inquiries & penalties

Establish a best-in-class compliance program

Make sense of it all with a team of experts to guide you every step of the way

Whether you’re trying to understand the impact of tariffs or wondering how to respond to a customs inquiry, our team of trade advisors can help you cut through the noise, assess your options and risks, and execute on a solution to maximize your supply chain's bottom line.

Uncover hidden opportunities with technology-powered analysis

Your supply chain and product data hold a wealth of information. Using Flexport’s unique technology, our advisors are able to surface insights down to the SKU-level to help you uncover the hidden improvement strategies available to your business.

Protect your business by building a strong and agile supply chain

At Flexport, we specialize in creating resilient and compliant supply chains. Our team of trade professionals and licensed customs brokers can help you minimize operational risk, establish compliance best practices, and bolster your supply chain’s ability to weather future storms.

Our advisors offer expertise in:

Compliance Best Practices & Management

Assessments & data analysis, responding to CBP inquiries, training, prior disclosures

Country of Origin Analysis

Substantial transformation, origin engineering

Tariff Classification

Tariff engineering, binding ruling requests, complex classification projects

Trade Remedy

Section 301, 232, 201, including exclusions; antidumping and countervailing duty support

Customs Valuation

First sale, bona fide buying agents, transfer pricing, reconciliation

Duty Refund/Savings

Post summary corrections, protests, free trade agreements

Duty Drawback

Unused merchandise, manufacturing, rejected, petroleum, and NAFTA same condition

Global trade is a team sport. Flexport’s trade advisors offer guidance across all your questions and goals.

For supply chain and logistics teams

Our Trade Advisory team brings a unique blend of trade law and customs brokerage expertise, so you always have the right trade expert to call on. We can help answer questions such as, “What opportunities are out there to minimize my customs duty spend?” and “Where is my supply chain susceptible to external risk?”

For customs and compliance teams

You’re the experts on your products and business; we’re the experts on the latest regulation, data, and strategies in global trade. We act as an extension of your team—serving as a sounding board and providing additional resources for ideating, planning, and executing on compliance improvement projects.

For finance teams

Whether your company has been subject to a customs penalty or you manufacture a high-duty-rate product, customs represents a far higher percentage of cost of goods sold than ever before. Flexport Trade Advisory can assist you in identifying opportunities to mitigate future customs spend while also identifying opportunities to recuperate past duties paid.

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