Resources

This is a collection of supply chain and global trade links we’ve gathered to help you understand rules and regulations regarding the global trade industry. 

Tools:

XE – Currency Converter
XE.com is a well-known web-based currency converter application. Use this tool to view a currency value and compare it with another currency.

Incoterms (2010)
Listed are the 2010 Incoterms codes with brief definitions and descriptions of each term. Incoterms define the terms of international transactions, covering benefits and risks between buyers and sellers. Knowing these terms will assist you in making the right choice for your import and export transportation needs.  

FDA Food Facility Registration Input System
OHL will help you register your food facility through our easy to use input system.

 

Current data by HTS Code
Enter an HTS Code below to view U.S. import and export statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data provided by Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company.
Search for a code:
Enter HTS Code (i.e. 1234567890)
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World Airports:

For a complete list of global airport and airport codes, visit World Airport Codes for more information.

Sea Ports:

Visit PortFocus.com for detailed information about global Sea Ports.

Industry Associations:

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)
American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI)
American Association of Museums (AAM)
American Institute for Imported Steel (AIIS)
Animal Transportation Association
Association of Food Industries (AFI)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Chemical Customer Service Management Group (CCSMG)
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)
International Compliance Professional Association (ICPA)
International Convention of Exhibition and Fine Art Transporters (ICEFAT)
International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA)
International Wood Products Association (IWPA)
Meat Importers Council of America (MICA)
National Coffee Association (NCA)
National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc (NCBFAA)
National Retail Federation (NRF)
Produce Marketing Association (PMA)
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
Trade Support Network
Uniter States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA)

Air & Ocean Transportation:

International customs departments and transport associations catering to the air and ocean transportation industry.
International Air Transport Association
HM Revenue & Customs
Britain Forestry
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Australia Customs Service
New Zealand Customs Service
Hong Kong Customs Excise Department
General Administration of Customs of People's Republic of China
Singapore Customs
Indian Central Board of Excise and Customs
European Commission
UK’s Only Export Directory
British International Freight Association
British Airways World Cargo
Global Publishing e-Marketplace

Newark/New York Customs Examination Sites

Salson
East Coast Warehouse
GCT CES

Newark/ New York Ports

NYCT
Global
PNCT
Maher
Packer
APM Terminal
Red Hook
Seagirt Terminal

Import and Export:

We’ve listed important agencies and administration centers to assist you in your importing and exporting needs.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Cargo Examinations
Quota Status Update
International Trade Administration
U. S. Export Assistance Center
Philadelphia U.S. Commercial Service
Foreign Division of Bureau of Census
U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade
Foreign Country Requirements for Export (Trade Information Center)
Export Schedule B

Airfreight Partners:

British Airways
United Cargo
US Airways
Cathay Pacific Cargo
Fed Ex Cargo
American Airlines Cargo
Eva Cargo
Virgin Atlantic Cargo
Air Canada Cargo
UPS Cargo
Korean Air Cargo
Singapore Airlines Cargo
Asiana Cargo
Lufthansa Cargo
Polar Air Cargo
Air China Cargo
China Airlines Cargo

Ocean Freight Partners:                         

We’ve collected together links to the sailings and schedules of key ocean carriers below.  You can track your shipments on the ocean carrier websites or through OHL’s e-Focus™ supply chain management tool here.
APL
CSCL   
CMA-CGM
COSCO
EMC (Evergreen)
Hamburg-Sud
HANJIN
HL (Hapag)
HMM (Hyundai Merchant Marine)
K LINE
Matson
Maersk
MOL
MSC
NYK
OOCL
POS
SSL

U.S. Government Agencies:

For questions or issues regarding your international cargo, import/export needs, or any domestic transportation matter, please visit the respective government agency below.
Bureau of Census
Bureau of Industry and Security
Federal Trade Commission
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services

Chamber of Commerce:

Chamber of Commerce links referring to United States and International Commerce.
International Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Business Information Providers/Publications:

Publications and business information providers related to the global supply chain industry.
Dunn & Bradstreet
Trade Compass
The Journal of Commerce
World Trade Magazine
Shipping Digest
Exchange Rates
OHL-International Rules Circular
OHL Customs Power of Attorney

Legal Resources:

National and international resources on trade law and international shipping.
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
Legal Information Institute

Banks:

Banks specializing in the import/export, transportation, and global trade services industry.
Export-Import Bank of United States
Bank of America
Citibank
Wachovia Bank

Rail:

Steelroads

Security:

Links regarding international security laws and regulations, import and export trade rules, container security and more.
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
Free and Secure Trade (FAST)
Automated commercial Environment (ACE)
Pre-Arrival Processing System (PAPS)
Pre-Arrival Review System (PARS)
Automated Manifest System (AMS)
Container Security Initiative (CSI)
Advance Manifest Rules for Cargo Information
Food Facility Registration from FDA
International Ship and Port Facility Security
Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002
EU Legislation on Maritime Security

Glossary:

EXW - Ex Works (named place)
Seller: Goods are made available at their location, completing requirements of the transaction. They have minimum responsibility, risks, and obligations.
Buyer: Responsible for all charges with potential greater responsibility of risks for bringing goods to final destination.

FCA – Free Carrier (named place)
Seller: Goods are cleared for export and handed to first carrier appointed by the buyer at named place. Pays for carriage to named point of destination.
Buyer: Selects named location.

FAS – Free Alongside Ship (named loading port)
Seller: Places goods alongside ship at named port and clears goods for export.

FOB – Free On Board (named loading port)
Seller: Loads goods on board ship appointed by buyer and clears goods for export.
Buyer: Advises seller of ship and port where goods are to be loaded.

CFR – Cost and Freight (named destination port)
Seller: Pays costs and freight to bring goods to the port of destination.
Buyer: Bears risk of goods once goods have crossed ship’s rail.

CIF – Cost, Insurance and Freight (named destination port)
Seller: Pays costs and freight to bring goods to the port of destination. Also procures and pays for insurance for buyer.
Buyer: Bears risk of goods once goods have crossed ship’s rail.

CPT – Carriage Paid To (named place of destination)
Seller: Pays for carriage of freight to point of destination named by buyer. Risk transfers to buyer upon delivery of first carrier.
Buyer: Selects point of destination, bears risk when goods are handed to first carrier.

CIP – Carriage and Insurance Paid to (named place of destination)
Seller: Pays for carriage and insurance to named destination point. Risk transfers when goods are handed over buyer upon delivery of first carrier.
Buyer: Selects point of destination, bears risk when goods are handed to first carrier.

DDP - Delivered Duty Paid (named destination place)
Seller: Responsible for delivery, duty and transportation costs of goods to named destination/country.

DAP – Delivered at Place
Seller: Pays for carriage to named place with exception of import clearance costs, assumes all risks of goods prior to unloading of goods by buyer.
Buyer: Names destination, unloads goods from seller and assumes risks upon unloading.

DAT – Delivered at Terminal
Seller: Pays for carriage to terminal, except for import clearance costs, assumes all risks of goods prior to unloading of goods at terminal.

Incoterms 2010 Classes

The following classes will help you identify which terms are applicable for all modes of transport, and which are only applicable for sea and inland waterway transport.

All Modes of Transport including multimodal
EXW: EX Works
FCA: Free Carrier
CPT: Carriage Paid To
CIP: Carriage and Insurance Paid To
DAT: Delivered at Terminal
DAP: Delivered at Place
DDP: Delivered Duty Paid
Sea and Inland waterway transport only
FAS: Free Alongside Ship
FOB: Free On Board
CFR: Cost and Freight
CIF: Cost Insurance and Freight

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