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Custom Clearance-How Does It Work?

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Most of the newbie entrepreneurs shy away from international import or export due to the high complexities involved in cross border shipping. The one thing which makes International shipping a chill wind is the customs clearance. If you are planning to import the goods and sell it in the local market, then you must get used to the word “Customs Clearance” as this can wreck your import dreams if you don't understand what it is, how it works and how will it affect your import business. So let's dive in deep to understand what is customs clearance.
In order to monitor the movement of the goods across the border, a certain set of rules and regulations have been formulated by every country. Which every individual willing to import or export the goods across the border must comply. In order to conserve the local industries, employment opportunities and to protect the local market from the foreign competition, duties and taxes are imposed on the goods which are being imported. Further…

Things to Consider While Writing a Shipping Policy

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Shipping policy is a predominant aspect of an online business. Many studies on customer behavior have revealed that a majority of the customer’s purchase decision solely depends on the shipping policy on the product. A shipping policy cannot be neglected as it can make or break your business, especially if your company is based out in India.

A substantial share of customers in India purchase products from an online store only if the shipping policy meets their expectations. Most of the customers shop online with an intention of returning it. This is the reason why they want to know more about your shipping policy, returns, and refund policy. In that event, only a customer friendly shipping policy can give that essence of trust and credence for your brand and can scale up your conversions.

Customers want to know inside out of the events that occur once they place an order i.e. when will I receive the product? Can I return the product? What is the time band in the return process? And the…