Headquartered in Washington DC, Mercor Consulting is an innovative management consulting firm specializing in providing companies with cost effective solutions to the challenges posed by the complexity of global trade.
In the current global business environment, companies involved in the international movement of goods are facing continuously increasing costs and complexity. The proliferation of security requirements and the related threat of significant supply chain delays add to the challenges posed by an already complex international customs and regulatory environment. These challenges are forcing companies to focus on the efficiency and resilience of their supply chains in order to maintain their competitiveness.
MC has a proven track record of arming customs & supply chain professionals with the knowledge, best practices and automated tools necessary to address supply chain risks and confidently face customs compliance, supply chain security, and global sourcing challenges.
3369 18th St. NW, Suite 100
Phone: (202) 288-6793
Areas of Practice
Customs Compliance Management
Importers & exporters are required to develop and maintain internal controls & procedures to ensure compliance with applicable Customs regulations. MC has extensive experience evaluating, testing and improving companies Customs controls to ensure that they are efficient, effective and meet legal requirements.
MC will apply industry best practices to develop a compliance strategy that is appropriate to your company’s operations & budget. These practices include development of written policies & procedures, recordkeeping guidelines, periodic internal audits, automation & training.
MC’s compliance evaluation and improvement program is ideal for companies scheduled for U.S. CBP Focused Assessments and Quick Response Audits.
Global Supply Chain Security
Supply chain security has become an inescapable factor in the conduct of international trade. Individual country’s security mandates are rapidly transforming into global security standards. To avoid potential delivery delays and the disruption of their global supply networks, importers and exporters need to address supply chain security through coordinated multi-country initiatives that have the capacity to adapt to emerging global security standards.
MC has extensive experience supporting the development and implementation of multi-country supply chain security programs for major multinational corporations, including supporting a multi-year project resulting in the successful application and validation of the US, Canadian and Mexican divisions of a major multinational corporation which was awarded the highest possible status (Tier 3) in the U.S. Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.
Global Sourcing & Preference Management
The proliferation of global multilateral and bilateral free trade agreements along with their associated specialized rules of origin has made ensuring that companies are paying the lowest possible duties on their ever changing catalog of imported products a daunting task.
MC can help your company identify optimal sourcing opportunities, recommend & implement automated tools and build internal capacity to ensure that you take full advantage of preferential agreements.
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