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Protect Your International Move

Are you moving Overseas? Here are some tips to protect your property. The FMC encourages you to protect their possessions by taking the following steps when shipping their goods overseas via ocean.

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Contact Information

Consumer Affairs & Dispute Resolution Services

Phone: 202-523-5807

Toll Free (US only): 866-448-9586

Fax: 202-275-0059

Email: complaints@fmc.gov

Protect Your Move (FMCSA)

Rail Customer and Public Assistance (STB)

Know Before You Go (CBP)

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