logistics Globalsis a full-service global transportation provider for general parcel deliveries irrespective of the sizes based in America and Europe.
With superior customer support and documentation processing, we also provide around-the-clock inland trucking and pickup to ports to ensure expedited delivery. With over 20 years of expertise, we excel in fast transit time, low rates, reliability, responsiveness, and scope of operations.
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Integrated Road networks, covering the world. Through our global network of control towers and state-of-the-art technology, we are able to monitor and dynamically react to situations such as adverse weather, additional pick-ups or drop-offs, or heavy traffic, meaning that your goods are always travelling the most efficient route. Our non-asset based Road network provides you with flexibility, improved service levels, accelerated delivery, reduced direct and indirect costs, and much less complexity
Package Insurance is a service which is reimbursed senders whose parcels are lost, stolen, and/or damaged in transit.
We offer compulsory shipping insurance for first time deliveries with us. Not all insurers will insure all goods. For example, postal services will not insure certain economy-class parcels, though third-party insurers often will.
We do offer Discrete delivery services which come with Fees which are usually refundable upon delivery due to the fact that these packages are dealt as high-priority. The Fees are stated below.
- Clearance fee
- Authorization fee.
- Permit Fee.
These three fees together with the Refundable insurance fees are always paid for clients who do use our discrete delivery services for high priority packages and always do receive refunds of their payment once their packages are delivered safely.
When transporting goods from one State to another you will have to pay duties and taxes to Customs in order to have your goods released into your State, it’s the cost of doing business. If you decide to become an importer there are a number of things you will have to consider, this may range from managing long-distance relationships to organizing international transport and customs clearance. It’s a good idea to be clear about what you are trying to achieve with your overall business strategy when it comes to the transportation of goods.
Declarations to Customs
Most businesses use a courier or freight forwarder to make customs declarations for them as this can be a rather complicated process. It’s possible to make your own customs declarations, but this is something best left to experienced professionals. The VAT is charged on goods imported from outside America at the same rate as if the goods were bought in America It is possible that you might have to pay import duty depending on the classification of the goods and where they originate from, it is important to find out the commodity code to classify your goods for tax and regulations and importation.
Under regular circumstances transporting goods aren’t normally released by customs until you’ve paid duty and VAT, if your business goal is to transport regularly you can set up a deferment account with HMRC which allows you to backdate monthly payments. To apply for a deferment account you will have to provide a Customs Guarantee from a bank, insurance company, or building society. There is a difference for goods imported from outside America as opposed to within; import VAT is paid directly to HMRC, while domestic VAT is normally paid to a supplier of goods. After an import VAT payment is made by a America VAT-registered trader, an HMRC form C79 showing the VAT paid will be electronically produced and sent to the address of the business. It is a good idea to save this as evidence of the VAT paid on your VAT return, not to mention that authorized traders may also be able to use this as part of their the deferred account created to pay VAT
It’s possible to transport goods from State to state without paying duty or VAT as long as they are stored in a customs warehouse upon arrival, duty is suspended for these warehouses until you wish to bring the goods into circulation. Another option is that you might be able to claim duty charges and VAT back or delay payments for some goods imported from outside America, a good example is if you are temporarily importing goods with the intention of moving them to another suburb
International Invoice Payments
When purchasing goods from another state you will receive an invoice, this invoice must comply with America and Europe law. It is imperative that the invoice states specifically that it is indeed an invoice, include the date of issue, a reference, and the details of both the supplier and purchaser. Conducting international business means encountering different invoicing schemes, for ease of shipping make sure your invoices meet the American and European requirements. One of the most problematic issues with paying an invoice is that it is more than likely to be billed in a currency other than USD Or EURO. This means that you have to convert your funds at the point of paying said invoice, which can come with hidden additional costs.
It’s not easy to plan ahead in terms of the exact profit margin of the products you’re importing and many guidelines can add uncertainty because you can’t be exactly sure of the cost of your goods until you receive and process an invoice. It’s best to conduct as much research as possible before venturing into the world of importing as this is a highly regulated area; there are many rules to adhere to.
Importers need to ensure that goods are classified carefully, that the correct paperwork is provided & that the necessary import & vat is paid to HMRC to secure the release of cargo.
It helps to have a freight forwarder who can complete the customs entry on your behalf and make sure the process is as smooth as possible from America and Europe port or airport to your chosen place of delivery.