• Merit Trade Consulting Services LLC


    Shipping, Freight and Logistics

    About Us

    Freight Forwarders

    Offering a range of services to NVOCC’s, domestic freight forwarders, property brokers and indirect air carriers.


    Export compliance manuals, Department of Commerce and Department of State license consulting, ECCN and Schedule B classification services.

    Customs Brokers

    White glove, private-branded services to aid and augment your Customs clearance services and offerings.


    Providing consultative services for binding rulings, protests, prior disclosures and mock audits.

    Warehouses & Truckers

    Bonded warehouse and container freight station establishment, management and auditing.

    Duty Drawback

    Preparation and filing of duty drawback entries and applications with Customs and Border Protection.

    Focused Assessment: NOW is the time to prepare:

    In the past, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) used the audit process to evaluate an importer’s compliance program – a paper heavy, cumbersome process for both CBP and the importer. One of the enhancements of ACE over ACS is the ability for CBP to manage data more effectively. CBP uses data collected via ACE


    Rep/Contact Info

    April Erling
    • Phone: (847) 809-6681
  • SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest

    In response to a request by Governor Pritzker, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued a disaster declaration, making low-interest loans available to cover uninsured or underinsured losses related to civil unrest. Anyone affected by these events – homeowners or renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations – is eligible to apply.

    How To Apply

    U.S. SBA Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans

    News Release




  • We're so proud to be a member of this community, and enormously appreciative of the hard work the chamber has done to help local businesses. You're an invaluable resource, and one we're thankful for! Midwest Bone & Joint Institute 

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