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Pros & Cons: Submitting Customs Entry at Port of Discharge (POD)

Updated: May 16, 2019



Here’s a Pros & Cons list for submitting Customs Entry at POD.


FOR FCL (FULL CONTAINER LOAD) + POD usually offers 7 free days at the port for standard containers, whereas Rail gives 48hours. + Most entries can be submitted 5 days prior to vessel arrival at POD + Entry fees are usually more affordable at POD

– Not all Steamship Lines can accommodate IT# cancellation for POD Entry.


FOR LCL (LESS THAN CONTAINER LOAD) + IT# cancellation can be requested at any time + Same amount of free days at POD and Final Destination

– Entry cannot be submitted until cargo arrives at POD


If you are in need of Customs Brokerage assistance, contact our main company, Elleo Global today!


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