Government Resources - Misc.

1. 49 CFR (e-CFR)Regulations relating to Transportation

2. American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – Alliance of leading ports in the Western Hemisphere to protect and advance the common interests of its diverse members as they connect their communities with the global transportation system.

3. Bureau of Industry & Security – Licensing – Export Control Basics; Commodity Classifications; Deemed Exports; SNAP-R (Electronic Licensing); STELA (Tracking your Application); Acronyms; Reexports & Offshore Transactions; Freight Forwarder responsibilities; BIS Export Control Forms; Publications; Nuclear, Missle, Chemical & Biological Licenses.

4. Bureau of Industry & Security – Compliance & Training – Essentials of Export Controls.

5. Customs Ruling Online Search System (CROSS) – A searchable database of CBP rulings.

6. Denied Parties List – Denied Persons List; Unverified List; Entity List; Specially Designated nationals (SDN) List; Debarred Lists; Nonproliferation Sanctions.

7. Embargoed & Trade Sanctions Countries List – Sanctions Programs; Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List.

8. Employer Identification Number (EIN)– Application process for businesses and individual shippers of personal or household goods.

9. Excluded Parties List – System for Award Management (SAM) – Info on parties excluded from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts, and certain Federal financial and non-financial assistance and benefits.

10. Export Resources – National Export Initiative; General Info to assist Companies Export.

11. FDA Compliance Guides – United Nations specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships.

12. FDA Product Code Builder – FDA program designed to assist in determining a product’s applicable FDA code.

13. Federal Register – Federal Register Notices.

14. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) – A hierarchical structure for describing all goods in trade for duty, quota, and statistical purposes.

15. Informed Compliance Publications – “What Every Member of the Trade Community Should Know About: …” series.

16. Recordkeeping Requirements – Informed Compliance Publication.

17. Sanctions – OFAC – Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List; Counter Terrorism Sanctions; Non-proliferation Sanctions; Counter Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions; Iran Sanctions; Other OFAC Sanctions Programs. 

18. Shipping Terms (Glossary) – DOT – U.S. DOT (Maritime Administration) – Glossary of Shipping Terms.

19. U.S. Customs – Business Alliance for Secure Commerce (BASC) – BASC – International Business Alliance to promote Business Security in cooperation with Gov. Agencies and Intl Organizations.

20. USDA – APHIS Rulemaking – The online source for all documents concerning APHIS regulatory development (rulemaking).