Archive for Kevin Gavin

Ready for Full Enforcement of Importer Security Filing?

Starting on July 9, 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin the liquidated damages phase of Importer Security Filing (ISF) enforcement. According to the press release: CBP may issue liquidated damages of $5,000 per violation for the submission of an inaccurate, incomplete or untimely filing. Liquidated damages in simplified terms refer to a […]

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Important Updates on Cargo Security and Customs Compliance

A typical cross-border shipment requires compliance with more than 600 laws and trade regulations, with new ones introduced every year. Failure to comply results in delayed shipments, fines, and in some cases, loss of export licenses and jail time. In this episode, Kevin Gavin, VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes, provides an update on […]

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