Damon Piatek, President and CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA, announced today that Welke USA has finished the necessary paperwork clearing Santa Claus’ imports into the U.S. as he brings presents into the country for the time-honored Christmas Eve tradition. Piatek reported Santa’s thorough understanding of U.S. Customs regulations focused on compliance.
“When one person has to visit tens of millions of households in the space of a few hours in the United States alone, there is no room for any delay due to a Customs oversight,” said Piatek. “Especially with this year’s well-known global supply chain issues, Santa knows enough to turn to a customer service-focused U.S. Customs broker like Welke USA to smooth his import entry process, and we’re happy to be of service.”
A good portion of Santa’s freight, of course, is toys, which carry no duty on U.S. imports. Other items such as clothing and electronics can be more complicated. Many factors have played into the current supply chain challenges and delays, and Customs compliance is among them. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Welke USA has continued to be an industry leader in clearance times.
“On Christmas Eve, Santa touches a tremendous amount of cargo and crosses international lines often, and a lot goes into keeping him on-schedule,” said Piatek. “To ensure everyone has a Merry Christmas, Welke is here each year to help Santa and his team seamlessly fulfill the requirements of U.S. Customs for imports.”
About Welke Customs Brokers:
Welke Customs Brokers USA Inc., is a privately-owned business located in Tonawanda, NY, with offices in Cleveland, Pittsburgh and NY/NJ. Welke provides a wide range of customs services tailored to meet the individual needs of each client. Serving clients in many businesses (from Food to Steel), Welke USA Inc. streamlines the border through technology, collaboration, and education. Welke Customs Brokers, Ltd. and Welke Global Logistics Ltd. are family-owned and operated firms with offices in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Welke companies provide a wide range of customs and logistics services tailored to meet the needs of their varied clients. For additional information, please visit: www.welke.com.
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