YOU NEED MORE THAN CLEARANCE
WE CREATE TRANSPARENCY
Commodity classification, compliance, and customs clearance aren’t just a list of words starting with C – they’re a real challenge for organizations with global supply chains. A dizzying array of regulatory requirements, governmental directives, and frequently evolving guidelines is enough to stop even the savviest international business leader in their tracks. Our team of customs compliance experts will cut through this red tape for you, creating space for you to focus your efforts on your business, not on government forms.
GROW YOUR BUSINESS
NOT YOUR INBOX
Trade compliance and regulatory alignment are difficult for anyone – let alone someone who’s focusing on growing their business. You don’t have time to familiarize yourself with every regulation, work through the classification system, and manage the submission timeline for your imports or your exports. We do the work for you, managing every step of the clearance and compliance process, and letting you focus on what you should be focused on: your company.
Our integrated transportation teams, as well as our partnerships with our sister warehousing companies, ensures that your product will move as fast as possible.
Fewer moving pieces means fewer opportunities for error, and our team of experts will ensure that your cargo is classified properly, cleared efficiently, and managed effectively.
Our decades of combined experience in customs management gives you a trusted advisor, able to help you focus on building your business, not staying on top of regulatory changes.
KEEPING YOU COMPLIANT
KEEPING YOU FOCUSED
Customs and regulatory compliance are real burdens for organizations of any size, as rapidly changing requirements, financial constraints, and often arcane terminology can be a distraction to your business growth. Whether we’re helping you to proactively classify and clear your goods, or to ensure your back-end compliance through a documentation and retention audit, our team of experience compliance professionals will ensure that your focus can stay where it should be: on your business.
Our team will navigate the complexity of the Harmonized System on your behalf, saving you time and money.
Your goods need more than travel – they need customs approval, and we’ll get them across the border for you.
We’ll manage payments of your duties & taxes with US Customs, making your accounting easier.
Our team will audit your documentation and retention processes to ensure compliance with the most up-to-date regulation.
Amy RiceChief Compliance Officer Amy brings more than two decades of focused international supply chain exposure, customs compliance experience, and regulatory expertise to her role as our Chief Compliance Officer. She has held advisory, operational, and executive roles with several leading firms in the international logistics space, and as a Licensed Customs Broker, Certified Customs Specialist, and Certified Export Specialist. As a native Kansas Citian, Amy is an avid Chiefs fan and enjoys traveling and playing golf. She splits her time between the Kansas City area and the Phoenix area.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS
With over a decade of experience in the global freight forwarding industry, Kaitlin brings a tremendous depth of client-facing, team-oriented leadership to NorthPoint Forwarding. She provides strategic leadership, focus, and guidance across the business, as well as assisting with cross-functional improvement initiatives, the growth of existing client relationships, and the acquisition of new clients. She holds a degree in International Business from the College of the Ozarks, and when not remodeling her home in the Kansas City area, is an avid cyclist.
Tim FLANIGANManaging Director, Domestic Operations With a true lifetime of experience in transportation, Tim grew up loading trailers and working in the maintenance shop with his father and uncles, and has held executive, operations, fuel management, business development, facilities management, and project leadership roles in both asset-based and non-asset-based transportation companies over the last twenty-plus years. He leads NorthPoint Transport, our full-service brokerage operation covering all modes across North America. Tim enjoys spending time outdoors with his daughter and is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas, in Saint Paul, MN, where he still resides.
We Put You At The Center
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