Last week, one of my friends in business consulting sent me a question. His client had told him that one of the US international small package carriers was preferable to the others because they would always collect the duties from the customer before delivery. The client had received charges from the other two small package carriers for duties and taxes when the consignee was unwilling to pay them as they delivered the package, and the client was unable to retrieve his package from the consignee who had received the package without paying duties.

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