Importer of Record (IOR) Services
Importer of Record (IOR) Services
Blackthorne provide a comprehensive range of services which enable companies to easily import and export their IT and networking products to emerging markets all over the world.
The importer of record is the fiscal entity taking responsibility for the import of goods in to a different customs territory from where they were sent.
We have been acting as Importer of Record for companies selling technology products for over 25 years – when the activity was called "Registered Importer" or "Registered Exporter". If you want to speak to people with real practical experience of this type of activity - call us for a friendly jargon- free chat about your potential requirements.Download IOR eBook IOR Calculator
What is an Importer of Record?
An importer of record - aka IOR, is a customs term which describes the activity of a company such as Blackthorne, who provide a service to ensure that the products we represent on behalf of our clients, fully comply with local legal and regulatory requirements for import and export purposes. This in effect means we are acting on your behalf and manage and submit all the customs forms and pay local duties and taxes to enable your product to be legally imported into the country of your choice with full compliance.Download IOR eBook View FAQ's
Why choose Blackthorne
Technology companies have been relying on Blackthorne for the provision of Importer of Record services for nearly 25 years. We have unrivalled experience in providing IT, Networking and Telecom companies with our specialist IOR expertise ensuring their products arrive door to door to any market in the world, with full compliance and adhering to local market regulatory requirements.
An experienced international IOR services provider
Blackthorne has been providing IOR services for over 20 years. We have the experience and knowledge within our knowledgeable team concerning your DDP shipment with the customs authorities, payment of duties and taxes and fi ling documentation and paperwork. Having established a legal entity in over 200 countries, we can represent your business in the desired country and quickly acquire the licenses that you need.
One of the key advantages of choosing an IT freight specialist for your global shipments is the benefit of a simplified customs clearance process. Our global network enables us to comply with all necessary import and export regulations and ensure that your goods are properly classified and certified.
Payment of all duties, taxes and fees
Avoid unexpected costs and taxes by using the services of Blackthorne. From storage and warehousing to door to door transport, we can manage your entire IT equipment transportation. As well as managing the payment of all taxes, duties, fees and certifi cation costs as the Importer of Record we will also keep detailed documentation which is stored for a minimum period as required by law. This means that should you require documentation at any point, we can provide the right paperwork to help you avoid future fi nes and taxes.
Importer of Record meaning
The videos below will help you understand how can act as your Importer of Record and provide services such as Global representation to enable you to start selling your products in a hassle free, compliant and cost effective manner very quickly.
How are our IOR service Fees calculated
We were the first company to develop an online calculator to enable clients to view a clear summary of IOR costs of sending product from any location to any location in the world. Blackthorne account holders receive preferential rates compared to those displayed in our calculator - please contact us to find out how to become a Blackthorne account holderGet a quote IOR Calculator
Although our experienced Importer of Record experts are happy to advise you over the phone, we have detailed below the questions we are typically asked relating to IOR related matters.