Customs Broker

Oftentimes, businesses don’t have the time, knowledge, or connections required to transport goods internationally on their own.Our company can help by providing services in both freight forwarding and customs brokerage that cover all areas of exportation and importation for our clients’ cargo worldwide.BMI’s logistics management teamscoordinate between all aspects of shipping, importing, and customs with the experience and expertise required to move goods on schedule and within budget. As a customs broker, BMI assists with clearing cargo through customs barriers in order to import the goods or materials across international borders in Houston & New Orleans.We are involved in the entire importation process, including entry procedures, Importer Security Filings (ISF or 10+2), acceptability requirements, classifying, and valuating rates of duties, taxes, and fees for our customers’ imported merchandise. BMI also deals with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and various other government agencies. Our specialists are familiar with the rules and regulations of both U.S. and foreign governments to facilitate global cargo transportation via ocean, air, or land with ease. For customs clearance services inside and outside of the United States, BMI offers:
  • Importer Security Filing (ISF or 10+2)
  • Taxes, Tariffs, Duties, Excises, & Declared Values
  • Import Compliance Consultation
  • Documentation
  • Export Electronic Information (EEI)
  • Door-to-Door Pickup & Delivery
  • Airport-to-Airport Pickup & Delivery
  • Port-to-Port Pickup & Delivery
  • Industrial Projects & Equipment
  • Full Container Load (FCL)
  • Less than Container Load (LCL)
  • Hazardous Cargo
  • Perishable Cargo
  • Full Insurance Services
  • Online Tracking & E-mailed Status Updates
Customers have trusted BMI’s international shipping services for the last three decades due to our proven performance. In addition, our company is able to clear freight out of any U.S. port entry with licensed customs brokers. We belong to the Conqueror Freight Network (CQR), whose quality is endorsed by the ELITE Association of Logistic Networks. Our CQR membership guarantees BMI’s skill and professionalism as a freight forwarder. Shippers and importers who want the job done well and done right the first time can unload the burden of global freight transportation on BMI. We offer direct, scheduled service and can provide transport solutions for any problems that may arise. BMI will go easy on your cargo and your wallet for all your shipping needs.