Checking your Harmonised System – HS tariff codes

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The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System generally referred to as “Harmonized System” or simply “HS” is a multipurpose international product nomenclature developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO).

Read this article to understand where and how you can check these codes..

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Seal reporting requirements for containerised cargoes

Seal reporting requirements for containerised cargoes.. This is an interesting topic titled “Importance of Seal Integrity for Customs” by Mike Poverello which I thought i should share with all of you..  Makes for some interesting reading.. Importance of Seal Integrity for Customs Supply chain security in the maritime environment is underpinned by the need for seal integrity. The road to paperless … Read more here..


Article 2 – Shipping Documents

In this article we will cover the various Shipping Documents used, especially in South Africa’s shipping process.. Here we will take a look at the main documents that are used in the process.. In all below, please read “port” as either seaport (Durban, Cape Town etc) or inland port (Johannesburg, Pretoria etc).. Certain other terms that are not clear to … Read more here..