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Import Consulting and Training

Hi, I’m Tony Piscitelli. I’m a licensed customs broker and consultant, offering assistance with all aspects of import compliance and training. I had a 32 year career with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in NY and Los Angeles, followed by an 11 year career as an Import Compliance Officer with Expeditors International, a pre-eminent logistics company.  In addition, I have been teaching the Customs Broker License Exam preparation courses for over 7 years. Whether your needs entail tariff advice, compliance issues, expert witness support or passing the broker license exam, I can assist you.

About Me


Import Compliance

Do you have a question on the tariff classification for a specific item?

Do you need a tariff classification database for your imported items?

Do you want to ensure that you are meeting an importer’s responsibility of using “reasonable care” in transactions with Customs?

Do you want to save time and avoid unanticipated costs in dealing with Customs concerning compliance issues?

I can help!

  • Provide advice on HTS tariff classification, Customs valuation, and other areas in the import process to ensure compliance with Customs requirements

  • Provide general training and specific training tailored to a company’s imported commodities.

  • Conduct post-entry audit reviews of import transactions and assist with the preparation of post summary corrections or protests, if necessary.

  • Identify and resolve trade/customs challenges

Customs Brokers License Exam Training

Do you need a Customs Brokers License?

Do you want more employees in your company to be licensed? 

The first step is to pass the exam.

I can help!

  • Customs Brokers License Exam classes in-house to a company’s staff

  • Customs Broker License Exam training to individuals and small groups



Current Instructor for Customs Brokers License Examination Preparatory Classes for the LA Foreign Trade Association and Expeditors International of Washington

  • Provide training on how to prepare for the Customs Brokers License Exam

  • Classes also cover many of the regulatory requirements and HTS classification principles required for an import compliance program

  • Typical pass rate meets or exceeds national pass rate

11 years Import Compliance Officer, Expeditors International of Washington

  • Strong background in all aspects of import compliance 

  • Created and provided training in-house to Expeditors staff and to the trade community 

  • Created and provided specialized and specific training for clients 

32 years U.S. Customs – Los Angeles and New York 

  • Supervisory Import Specialist, LA Seaport and Airport over wearing apparel, textiles, footwear 

  • Strong background in all aspects of regulatory and procedural requirements

  • Strong background in HTS classification and Customs valuation

  • Numerous seminars offered to the trade community on HTS classification, Customs valuation, country of origin and labeling requirements for apparel and other topics

Let's Talk

"Just wanted to take this opportunity to "THANK YOU" so much for the 10 weeks you spent with us to prepare us, enlighten us, and help us with the Broker examination! The results are in... I PASSED!!!!!!!"

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