Why Import When You Can Buy DDP? The Risks of Outsourcing Your Supply Chain
Many companies are lured into purchasing from vendors on a “delivered duty paid” (formerly called “landed duty paid”) basis based on the prospect of obtaining attractive prices without the responsibility of being an importer of record. However, unexpected delays, detentions or other problems with these shipments can end up costing the buyer more than if it had acted as the importer in the first place. This brief webinar will explore some of the risks involved in purchasing on a DDP basis and how to minimize those risks.
Beth Ring, Esq. is a Senior Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. Ms. Ring has more than 40 years of experience covering the broad range of customs and trade issues for clients across diverse industries. She has extensive experience in representing importers regarding classification, valuation, transaction structuring, duty preference programs, trade remedy laws and trade policy issues.