Ken Lehat & Associates, Inc. | Customs Brokers | International Freight Forwarders


Q: Do you only work with food companies?
A: No. Our customers represent many industries and companies importing or exporting goods to and from the United States – everything from candles to plastic to watches.
Q: I’ve just signed a contract to bring my goods to the United States? What happens now?
A: Now you get your goods from where they are to where you want them to be. We can help. Visit our How We Work page.
Q: I’m not a native English speaker. Is that okay?
A: Yes. KLA has staff who speak Spanish, Polish, Greek and Russian. If you’d like to speak to us in one of these languages, let us know.
Q: Are there items I can’t bring into the United States?
A: Yes. For a complete list of prohibited or restricted items, visit US Customs and Border Protection.
Q: What licenses and industry and government certifications does Ken Lehat & Associates have?
A: Ken Lehat & Associates is a licensed customs broker and freight forwarder through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and a member of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders of America (NCBFAA); the American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) and the Association of Food Industries (AFI).
Q: What are the U.S. Food & Drug Administration regulations on food imports?
A: Food entries require additional follow up with the FDA and/or U.S. Department of Agriculture, in addition to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. For links to regulations, visit our Resource page.
Q: Are you available after hours?
A: We’re available when most of the ports in the United States are open – from about 9 am to 7 pm, Eastern Time. You can go to our client login area to track your shipment at any time.
Q: Can my shipment be cleared at any port I want?
A: Yes, KLA is licensed to clear shipments entering any U.S. port of entry through remote location filing.
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Ken Lehat & Associates, Inc
  • 145 Hook Creek Blvd
  • Valley Stream, NY 11581
(516) 825-2225
(516) 825-2266
(516) 532-7259

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