A shipment spoiling because of customs delays? Perish the thought! The Perishable Specialist, Inc. (P.S.I.) serves as a licensed customs broker, helping its clients cut through the maze of red tape strung up by such agencies as the US Customs Service, the Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Drug Administration. Services offered by P.S.I. include US customs clearance, duty drawback, binding rulings, USDA/PPQ inspection, FDA filing, fumigation, and transportation arrangement. It also provides import consultation, protest of customs challenges, and petitions and mitigations to protect against customs penalties and liquidated damages claims. The company is owned by the Ramos family.