FOCUS is a full-service customs and international trade compliance firm uniquely positioned to help companies with their international trade and compliance needs. We help manage the operations and on-going costs of importing and exporting, and make sure you are adhering to the latest customs compliance rules and regulations.
Companies hire FOCUS to manage their import and export processes while helping reduce costs and meet their risk management and trade compliance obligations.
Companies hire FOCUS to manage their import and export processes while helping reduce costs and meet their risk management and international trade compliance obligations.
Our customs consulting services can help guide your company as you manage your import and export costs and international trade compliance operations.
Our licensed customs brokers are here to make sure your organization is meeting the highest standards of international trade and customs compliance and we offer the highest quality customs management and compliance services.
Whether you are importing, exporting or struggling with any of the various free trade agreements, FOCUS can provide the right tools and resources to help you meet your classification needs. Our classification specialists can determine the appropriate harmonized tariff classification number and duty rates for your purchased and manufactured products.
FOCUS provides a complete FTA Program Management (e.g. USMCA, NAFTA, AALA, HTS 9800s, etc.) service offering that includes classification of your purchased goods, classification of your finished goods, solicitation of your suppliers for FTA certificates or other statements, FTA determinations based on your bill of materials, and responding to your customer requests for FTA certificates or other statements.
Customs valuation law is extremely complex. This area of customs management requires unique skills and experience to design and manage effective entry and post entry customs value reporting and reconciliation processes and systems. FOCUS helps clients design, implement, and manage effective customs value reporting and reconciliation processes and systems.
When you are importing products and paying dues, there's an opportunity cost that needs to be managed. FOCUS helps our clients monitor their duty spend and apply for refunds, where possible. Active duty management is a critical component of a strong customs and international trade program that FOCUS specializes in.
Clients hire us to find new areas for on-going duty savings, for trade compliance workflow improvements, to identify and file duty refund claims, and to manage costs and compliance risks associated with importing and exporting goods..
The time required to hire, train, manage and monitor your trade compliance team can be extremely expensive. The minute you hire FOCUS is the minute you start saving money and you’ll experience the ROI immediately.
Our team includes a larger group of licensed customs brokers that are well-versed on the ins and outs of international trade compliance rules and regulations.
You can hire us to pro-actively staff your import and export responsibilities. We know what it takes to navigate the complex world of trade compliance and we’ll help you staff your team effectively.
FOCUS is truly an outstanding company to work for. We have fantastic customers, energetic employees and a strong management team dedicated to building a great company."
Jim Clarke, Vice President
USMCA Updates from Austin Haywood & Josh Duerr
We stay on top managing your import duties and efficiently filing your USMCA or NAFTA duty refund claims!