Scarbrough News Update
ACE Recordkeeping Requirements

Keeping import and export records for CBP are now easier because of ACE, the new Automated Commercial Environment.  No more paper copies!  As long as you have the data input into your ACE portal, your U.S. Customs broker can pull a report very easily and the data will be accessible at your fingertips.

Don't know much about ACE?  Get your answers here.


Doing Business with United Kingdom

Thinking about getting into the UK Market? Want to find more clients in the UK?  Find out how to export to the easiest nation in the world!  Find out what commodities are hot and how to go about doing business with the UK.  With UK expatriates on staff, Scarbrough can help guide you through the process and even offer niche transportation services.

The Second Largest Export Market of Kansas


Did you know that the state of Kansas averages 12 billion dollars in exports per year?  The 2nd largest market is México. "Doing business with México is not something that you need to be afraid of.  It is not difficult....just different," says Adam Hill, Vice President of Operations at Scarbrough International, Ltd. & Scarbrough de México S. de R.L. de C.V.  If you want to learn more about exporting, obtaining free money from the government for assistance, and need a helping hand to guide you, email us and read on!

In addition, México and the United States plan to improve trade relations between the two countries.  Read more here. Some key points of improvement include:

  • single cargo manifests in rail, air, maritime, and implementation of truck manifest
  • cargo pre-inspection pilots
  • trusted traveler programs
  • mutual recognition of commercial & federal driver's licenses for ease of transportation over the border
  • using interoperable asset mapping tools to help make smart decisions about imports and exports between the two countries

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SOLAS Survey

On July 1, International Maritime Organization regulations regarding the certification of container weights goes into effect. American Shipper wants to gather your feedback. Preliminary results will be discussed in Scarbrough's free webinar on March 9, 2016.

Lower rates, longer transit. Which do you prefer?

Carriers are now taking a different route in lieu of the Panama and Suez Canals. It saves buyers money, but it adds to the transit.  What are your thoughts and opinions?


Carriers have announced March GRI's have been waived for the month of March.  However, carriers also announced GRI's to be implemented on April 1, 2016.

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