Audio-Technica Streamlines Customs Clearance with

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Methods Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the worldwide chief in uniting logistics-intensive companies in commerce, introduced that Audio-Technica, a famend designer and producer of audio gear, is utilizing Descartes’ international commerce zone (FTZ) answer to speed up customs clearance, scale back the prices related to submitting customs entries, and get rid of duties on exports from the U.S.

“As a producer and distributor of high-value, high-volume items, we needed to decrease prices for imports into the U.S. and improve provide chain velocity by working our U.S. warehouse as an FTZ to distribute to the Americas,” stated Richard Sprungle, Vice President of Operations at Audio-Technica. “The Descartes answer helps us maximize the operational and price financial savings advantages of FTZs by automation whereas making certain compliance with customs rules. Utilizing the answer, we are able to velocity the supply of imports, expedite the distribution of products to shoppers and keep away from the obligation all collectively once we export from the U.S. warehouse.”

An FTZ is a safe space licensed by the federal authorities through which industrial home and international merchandise receives the identical remedy by U.S. Customs and Border Safety (CBP) as if it had been exterior the commerce of america. The Descartes FTZ answer permits importers and logistics providers suppliers (LSPs) to adjust to CBP regulatory necessities for working a international commerce zone within the U.S. by automating detailed chain of custody, entry, cargo launch and record-keeping processes. The answer can be used to streamline cargo administration, customs clearance, classification and warehousing. The FTZ answer could be operated as a stand-alone module or as a part of an organization’s wider commerce compliance platform. 

“We’re happy to assist Audio-Technica function its U.S. warehouse as a totally compliant FTZ,” stated Preston Barton, Vice President at Descartes. “World provide chains function in advanced and dynamic regulatory environments and it’s essential to make sure the motion of each knowledge and items is environment friendly and compliant. With our answer, prospects have a platform to handle all the FTZ course of, permitting them to reduce duties, charges and taxes whereas upholding CBP guidelines.” 

For extra details about international commerce zones, go to Descartes’ FTZ Useful resource Heart.

About Audio-Technica
Celebrating over 50 years of audio excellence, Audio-Technica is a acknowledged chief within the growth and manufacture of high-quality private {and professional} audio gear. Based in Japan in 1962 by Hideo Matsushita, the corporate made its title by manufacturing state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges and tonearms. Immediately, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of corporations dedicated to creating high-performance microphones, headphones, wi-fi techniques, mixers, turntables, phono cartridges and different digital merchandise. Be taught extra at

About Descartes
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the worldwide chief in offering on-demand, software-as-a-service options centered on enhancing the productiveness, efficiency and safety of logistics-intensive companies. Prospects use our modular, software-as-a-service options to route, schedule, observe and measure supply sources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; price, audit and pay transportation invoices; entry international commerce knowledge; file customs and safety paperwork for imports and exports; and full quite a few different logistics processes by taking part on the planet’s largest, collaborative multimodal logistics group. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we’ve got places of work and companions world wide. Be taught extra at, and join with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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