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Customer Testimonials

DPI provides outstanding customer service, which is something that is hard to find in the shipping industry today. Their staff is professional and knowledgeable in the FMC regulations, and their user-friendly tariff systems are modern and reliable.


DPI Videos

The DPI Video Page lists all video tutorials created for DPI users. Use these videos to gain a better understanding of the FMC regulations as well as DPI's software and its many time-saving features.

Customer Testimonials

It is an absolute pleasure to work with DPI. The staff is very professional, knowledgeable, and always willing to help and answer any questions. The website is very easy to use, it makes filing quick and easy!


NRAs offer many advantages to NVOCCs. NRAs may act as a substitute for a tariff rate filing and apply only to specific shippers listed on the NRA. Click here for more information on NRAs and your company's NRA management options.

NRAs also have important regulatory requirements. Our NRA Quick Tour reviews the key points related to the FMC's newest pricing option.

Customer Testimonials

I have been in the shipping industry since the 70s and have worked with various tariff companies. Your company is the only one that takes the time to explain new regulations, has an interactive user friendly website and confirms the rate filing the same day. You are all so unbelievably attentive and professional at your job it is amazing. It is such a pleasure to do business with such experts.


DPI Services - Tariff Publication

Distribution-Publications, Inc. (DPI) provides Ocean Carriers, NVOCCs and Marine Terminal Operators with a convenient and cost-effective means of maintaining public tariffs in compliance with the regulations of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). DPI has published thousands of tariffs for clients around the globe.

DPI ensures more than just basic compliance with FMC tariff regulations-our multilingual staff members are happy to answer any questions you may have, to advise you on best business practices, and recommend cost-effective tariff filing strategies.

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DPI Services - OTI Licensing / Regulation Compliance

DPI offers professional Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) license application preparation and consultation services. Let our staff of FMC Practitioners handle your OTI license application and rest assured your company will be in compliance with U.S. Federal Maritime Regulations. We also provide valuable assistance with FMC audits and the OTI Review process conducted by FMC's Bureau of Enforcement.

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Tariff Access

DPI maintains tariffs for public access in accordance with U.S. Federal Maritime Regulations. Our Client List provides general information, including contact information, for each of the ocean carriers, NVOCCs and marine terminal operators whose FMC tariffs are maintained for public access at this web site.

To access FMC tariffs published by DPI enter your User ID and Password under Member Login - this will take you to the Members Menu. Access to tariffs is provided via the Members Menu. If you login and then visit other web pages, for example, SIGNALS newsletter pages, and wish to return to the Members Menu - just click on Members, then you can resume viewing tariff info.