Importing and Exporting by U.S. Mail and Express Consignment

You should attend this webinar to learn about important means of international transportation and delivery. You will also learn how to save time and money by using the correct procedures.

Martin K. Behr, III
Thursday, September 24, 2020
10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
90 Minutes

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The webinar will cover such topics as definitions of various articles related to U.S. Mail and express consignments; mail subject to Customs examination; exceptions to Customs examinations; general documentation and requirements; importations not over $800 in value; bona-fide gifts; dutiable packages; formal entries; costs of importing by mail; special classes of merchandise; restricted and prohibited merchandise; mail from insular possessions; articles returned for repair or alteration; special requirements for the import of food, plants, and animals; mail branches and examinations; export regulations and requirements, including AES, permits, licenses; marking and labeling.

Why you should Attend: You should attend to learn about important means of international transportation and delivery.

The advantages of doing so for inbound or outbound mail shipments are convenience (you do not need to personally clear packages since the U.S. Postal Service and CBP do the processing), saving money (traditional mail charges on small, low-value packages sent through international mail is inexpensive), and easy payment of any duties due (you pay the mail carrier all applicable duties).

Rid yourself of any fear, uncertainty or doubt concerning importing or exporting via U.S. Mail or express consignment. Learn how to save time and money by using the correct procedures.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Advantages of Importing through the Mail
  • Mail Subject to CBP Examination
  • General Documentation and Requirements
  • U.S. Postal and CBP Forms
  • Informal and Formal Entries
  • Costs of Importing by Mail
  • Petitions for Relief and Mitigation of Forfeiture
  • Protesting Payment of Duties
  • Special Classes of Merchandise
  • Restricted and Prohibited Merchandise
  • Admissibility Issues
  • International Mail Branches
  • FDA, USDA, FWS and OGA Issues
  • Express Consignments
  • Treatment of Outbound Mail and Express Consignments
  • Export Regulations and Concerns

Who Will Benefit:
  • Importers
  • Exporters
  • Business owners
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Anyone involved in importing goods into the United States or exporting goods from the United States abroad

Speaker Profile
Martin K.Behr, III is a customs and international trade lawyer admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of International Trade. Martin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University - Newark, Phi Beta Kappa, with high honors; a Master of Public Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University; and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law - Newark. Martin is a distinguished graduate of both the U.S. Law Enforcement Training Center and the U.S. Customs Service Academy. He is also a licensed U.S. Customs Broker (No. 20643), one who worked in the industry for several years.

Martin is a former U.S. Customs officer (senior inspector and import specialist), who was stationed at land (Champlain-Rouses Point, NY), air (JFK International Airport and Newark Liberty) and sea (Newark) ports of entry. While with U.S. Customs at the Port of New York/Newark, he was also a member of the agency's export control branch. Martin is also a former special agent with the U.S. Department of Defense, assistant prosecutor with the Office of Hudson County (NJ) Prosecutor, and an executive with a global FMC-licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary. Martin was also a trade consultant with Unz & Co. Presently, Martin is an instructor with City University of New York's Baruch College Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS), where he teaches import, export, and other international trade courses. In 2013, Martin received the Outstanding Instructor of the Year Award from Baruch CAPS. Martin has also taught international trade courses at Fashion Institute of Technology and Pace University in New York City. Martin is also of counsel to GRVR Attorneys (, which specializes in customs and international trade matters.

A frequent lecturer before different trade associations around the country, Martin also provides corporate training and seminars concerning customs and international trade issues.

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