Back Door Logistics

Back door logistics is a term we created here at Michael S. Dubin CHB. We have a technique we use for Tracking Shipments, which almost always works for obtaining the status of an import.  So many Importers, Brokers, and Forwarders are unaware of this technique.    By using this technique, we can find out information … Read more

Demurrage and Detention Charges

Did you know, that Ocean Imported Containers have a very short amount of Free Time, before the containers must be returned to Port, without paying late fees?  Did you know that 1 or 2 days of storage (Demurrage) can run into the hundreds of dollars?  Extended periods could range into the Thousands?Well, the FMC—Federal Maritime … Read more

Air Freight Services

Hello Everyone, Are you in a hurry to receive your products from overseas? Are you tired of the transit time from your place of departure to your port of arrival? Here at Michael S Dubin CHB we offer air freight services which will allow your products to be imported in significantly less time. We are … Read more

China Duties Alternative

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released for publication in the Federal Register a “notice of modification of action” concerning additional customs duties to be imposed on imports into the United States of certain products from China As of January 1, 2019: The rate of additional duty will increase to 25 percent … Read more

Translation Software

Hello—Are you interested in conducting business with manufacturers overseas, but you are not confident that you can communicate with the language barrier? Call Michael S. Dubin CHB – 727-458-1972 —- We have software that will allow us to communicate with people all over the globe, IN THEIR NATIVE LANGUAGE. Want to buy some goods from … Read more

Weight vs. Measure

Weight vs Measure is a method of calculating chargeable weight for the transportation industry. This is a concept that has many people confused. It is also the way Freight Companies charge for Transportation (Ocean Freight Mainly). It is a confusing concept, unless you have a company like Michael S. Dubin – CHB to help you … Read more

Shop & Sell Foreign Goods

So, you want to open a shop & sell Foreign Goods……but don’t know where to start? Call Michael S. Dubin CHB. Let our team of experienced professionals help you source goods, comply with U.S. Governmental Rules & Regulations all while saving money on transportation. Let us guide you through the steps necessary to open this … Read more


You think buying a container of Gucci Looking Pocketbooks from China at a fraction of the cost, is a good investment? You think that buying 6 pallets of Nike Looking Sport Shoes for penny’s on the dollar, is a great way to turn a profit? I know, I know———-our Flea Markets are full of Foreign-Made … Read more


When dealing in International Business—It is very, very important to pay attention to currencies & exchange rates. Did you know that banks issue a minimum of 5 different exchange rates? Most banks will trade money at the “true” bank rate. But, consumers like you & I can never “buy” money at the true bank rate. … Read more