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DPI Courses

DPI Certification Courses - Keep up with US Federal Maritime Commission regulations with DPI's new certification courses and free video tutorials! Visit our new e-learning site to learn more at

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.

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 from our DPI Knowledge Center.

To learn how DPI can assist your organization with NRAs, check out our NRA Certificate course, NRA Management System, and expert summaries of NRA regulations.

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.