Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

  • SHIPPING US TO PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: US to Puerto Rico, new sales and a bit unique in that it is a US Territory… Circumstances: -US produced & COO product -Ships from US, to Puerto Rico -Any mode -DOC/EAR good, NLR to most all countries Questions for Best in Class program, *any available regulation references to below would be much appreciated! […]

  • SHIPPING US TO PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: US to Puerto Rico, new sales and a bit unique in that it is a US Territory… Circumstances: -US produced & COO product -Ships from US, to Puerto Rico -Any mode -DOC/EAR good, NLR to most all countries Questions for Best in Class program, *any available regulation references to below would be much appreciated! […]

  • RPS SCREENING FOR PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: We are in the process of automating our denied party screening for exports.  Our company regularly ships to Puerto Rico, which is technically not considered an export but does require EEI filing.  Is real-time denied party screening required for exports to PR?  Is there anything in the CFR or any supporting literature? ========== Answers: […]

  • SHIPPING TO PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: Does anyone have a policy or guidelines they are willing to share with respect to shipping to Puerto Rico where my company is not a registered entity? ========== Shipping to Puerto Rico is no different than other domestic shipments, with the exception you file the export declaration for census purposes. ==========

  • INCOTERMS TO P.R.

    Question: As shipments between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico are regarded domestic, except for the trade stats purposes, I wonder what the official guidance on the applicability of Incoterms to these types of shipments is. Is the proper way to use Incoterms or the North American shipping terms instead? ************ Answers: Incoterms 2010 are applicable to domestic shipments. The subtitle of […]

  • SHIPPING FROM PUERTO RICO

    Question: If we send shipments out of Puerto Rico to other Insular Possessions or Islands, it’s my understanding that these shipments are under the same U.S. export regulations as if they were shipped from the states, is this right? If we ship from the United States to an Insular Possession, it’s my understanding that these […]

  • PR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

    Question: Are there companies out there listing Puerto Rico as the country of origin on their products rather than United States? If so, has there been resistance from other countries to accept that terminology? Has U.S. Customs questioned why Puerto Rico was named vs. United States? What is your rationale for doing so? I do […]

  • SHIPMENT TO PUERTO RICO FROM KS

    Question: We are an importer and also export products to our stores at Puerto Rico (PR). We combined our import goods and some domestic products and export to PR. We are not sure whether we need to classify all products when we export to PR.

  • SHIPPING TO PUERTO RICO

    Question:  Looking for some guidance on shipments from the U.S. to Puerto Rico. My understanding is that Puerto Rico is considered part of the Customs territory of the United States. Scenario: Foreign shipment arrive in the USA, are cleared Customs in the USA and then shipped to Puerto Rico. Are the cleared goods in USA […]

  • FINDING RECORDS FOR PR SHIPMENTS

    Question:Newer Job, New Headache!   My shipping is based on a “job shop” approach.   We bid every PO like it was a brand new shipping lane.  We then award business on a PO specific routing. This can be 2 pallets or 200 containers.   Records are kept for PO level details only. At the end of the […]

  • HAND CARRY TO PR

    Question: My engineers are wanting to move a $12K prototype of a medical device fromthe UK to Puerto Rico. They may have to hand carry it due to timeconstraints. What documents do I need to insure a successful move? Also,since it is a prototype, it does not have FDA approval yet and therefore noFDA 510(k), […]

  • CAFTA AND PUERTO RICO

    Question: We have a customer in Puerto Rico that is requiring we provide them with a CAFTA certification.  This does not make sense as PR is not part of CAFTA. Wouldn’t CAFTA no longer apply to an item that may have qualified for CAFTA once it leaves the CAFTA “region”?, similar to NAFTA?