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Managed Services

As the global economy has evolved, supply chains have grown more sophisticated, requiring advanced knowledge of complex international regulations. In response, trade professionals have sought the support of outside service providers to complement in-house functions. UPS offers proven expertise in import/export regulations, classification/valuation, compliance procedures and security initiatives all to help reduce your risk and total costs.

Our Managed Services* offering helps businesses to address this growing demand for outsourced trade solutions while allowing a company's internal resources to remain focused on core competencies. UPS offers extensive knowledge and industry experience in the following areas:

  • Import and export services
  • Compliance services
  • Special trade program design and management
  • Reconciliation
  • Post entry
  • Data and document management

Working with your company either on-site or off-site, UPS can develop a customized program that provides complete outsourcing services for import and export or manage specific functions whatever your needs dictate.


  • Portfolio of import, export and compliance services
  • Classification and maintenance of product database
  • Product research (rulings, valuation, documentation)
  • Valuation and reconciliation of entries
  • Broker and vendor management
  • Auditing and recordkeeping for import and export transactions
  • Data and document management
  • Milestone tracking and visibility
  • Management reporting


  • Outsource management of your import and export transactions
  • Access experienced professionals with specific areas of expertise:
    • Import and export regulations
    • Classification and valuation
    • Compliance procedures
    • Security initiatives
  • Improve duty/tariff optimization
  • Create internal procedures to enhance compliance performance
  • Maintain transaction data and history to fulfill recordkeeping requirements
  • Increase visibility to all parties in the process
  • Lower your total costs

* Provided by UPS Trade Management Services, Inc.

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