Block#1 – SSN 650 Atlanta South Parkway, Suite 104
Block#2 – Your Full Name Atlanta, GA 30349
Block#3 – Complete Address Tel: 404.762.0953
Block#4 – Print Name Fax: 404.763.9628
Block#5 – Signature
Block#6 – Todays Date
United States Customs Power of Attorney (POA) - INDIVIDUAL (1) Social Security _________--_____ -_________
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That, (2)______________________________________________________________________________________________________
(FULL NAME of Persons including middle name)
residing at (3)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________,
hereby constitutes and appoints each of the following persons Atlanta Customs Brokers and International Freight Forwarders, INC, its licensed officers or employees authorized to act for it by power of attorney and
authorize other Customs Brokers to act as grantors agents as a true and lawful agent and attorney of the grantor named above for and in the name, place, And stead of said grantor from this date and in all Customs
and in all Customs Districts and in no other name.
Entries: To make, endorse, sign, declare, or swear to any entry, withdrawal, declaration, certificate, bill of lading, carnet or other document required by law or regulation in connection with the importation, transportation, or exportation of any merchandise shipped or consignee by or to said grantor; to perform any act or condition which may be required by law or regulation in connection with such merchandise; to receive any merchandise deliverable to said grantor;
Bills of landing: To make endorsements on bills of landing conferring authority to transfer title, make entry or collect drawback, and to make, sign, declare, or swear to any statement, supplemental statement, schedule, supplemental schedule, certificate of delivery, certificate of manufacture, certificate of manufacture and delivery, abstract of manufacturing records, declaration of proprietor on drawback entry, declaration of exporter on drawback entry, or any other affidavit or document which may be required by law or regulation for drawback purposes, regardless of whether such bill of lading, sworn statement, schedule, certificate, abstract, declaration, or other affidavit or document is intended for filing in any customs district;
Bonds: To sign, seal, and deliver for and as the act of said grantor any bond required by law or regulation in connection with the entry or withdrawal of imported merchandise or merchandise exported with or without benefit of drawback, or in connection with entry, clearance, lading, unlading or navigation of any vessel or other means of conveyance owned or operated by said grantor, and any and all bonds which may be voluntarily given and accepted under applicable Laws and regulations, consignee’s and owner’s declarations provided for in section 485, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended or affidavits in connection with the entry of merchandise.
Documents: To sign and swear to any document and to perform any act that may be necessary or required by law or regulation in connection with the entering, clearing, lading, unlading, or operation of any vessel or other means of conveyance owned or operated by said grantor;
Duty: To authorize other Customs Brokers to act as grantor’s agent; to receive, endorse and collect checks issued for Customs duty refunds in grantor’s name drawn on the Treasurer of the United States; if the grantor is a nonresident of the United States, to accept services of process on behalf of the grantor;
Transact at the customhouses in any district, any and all customs business, including making, signing, and filling of protest under section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930, in which said grantor is or may be concerned or interested and which may properly be transacted or performed by an agent and attorney full power and authority to do anything whatever requisite and necessary to be done in the premises as fully as said grantor could do if present and acting, hereby ratifying and confirming all that the said agent and attorney shall lawfully do by virtue of these presents: the foregoing power of attorney to remain in full force and effect until revoked or until notice of revocation in writing is duly given to and receive by a District Director of Customs. If the donor of this power of attorney is a partnership, the said power shall in no case have any force or effect after the expiration of 2 years from the date of its execution.
Appointment as Forwarding Agent: Grantor authorizes the above Grantee to act within the territory as lawful agent and sign or endorse export documents (i.e., commercial invoices, bill of lading, insurance certificates, drafts and any other document) necessary for the completion of an export on grantor’s behalf as may be required under law and regulation in the territory and to appoint forwarding agents on grantor’s behalf;
Grantor acknowledge receipt of Atlanta Customs Brokers Terms and Conditions of Service governing all transactions between the Parties. If the Grantor is a Limited Liability Company, the signatory certifies that “he/she has full authority to execute this power on behalf of the Grantor.
Limitation of Actions: Unless subject to a specific statute or international convention, all claims against the Company for a potential or actual loss, must be made in writing and received by the Company, within 30 days of the event giving rise to claim; the failure to give the Company timely notice shall be a complete defense to any suit or action commenced by Customer.
Advancing Money: All charges must be paid by Customer in advance unless the Company agrees in writing to expand credit to customer; the granting of credit to a Customer in connection with a particular transaction shall not be considered a waiver of this provision by the Company.
C.O.D or Cash Collect Shipments. Company shall use reasonable care regarding written instructions relating to “Cash/Collect on Deliver (C.O.D)” shipments, bank drafts, cashier’s and/or certified checks, letter(s) of credit and other similar payment documents and/or instructions regarding collection of monies but shall not have liability if the bank or consignee refuses to pay for the shipment.
Costs of collection. In any dispute involving monies owed to Company, the Company shall be entitled to all costs of collection, including reasonable attorney’s fees and interest 10% or the highest rate allowed by law, whichever is less unless a lower amount is agreed to by Company.
Compensation of Company. The compensation of the Company for its services shall be included with and is in addition to the rates and charges of all carriers and other agencies selected by the Company to transport and deal with the goods and such compensation shall be exclusive of any brokerage, commissions, dividends, or other revenue received by the Company from carriers, insurers and others in connection with the shipment. On ocean exports, upon request, the Company shall provide a detailed breakout of the components of all charges assessed and a true copy of each pertinent document relating to these charges. In any referral for collection or action against the Customer for monies due the Company, upon recovery by the Company, the Customer shall pay the expenses of collection and/or litigation, including a reasonable attorney fee.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said (Print Name) (4)_____________________________________________________________________________________________
Has caused these present to be sealed and signed: (Signature) (5)_____________________________________________________________________