Nuts & Bolts Comment in Customs Specialists October 7, 2014 mitch Mitch Kostoulakos CTL,LCB commented on a discussion in Customs Specialists. 6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Rely on Your Freight Forwarder to Complete a… Here are six reasons you should take your role seriously and not rely solely on your freight forwarder to complete a NAFTA certificate of origin. Mitch Kostoulakos CTL,LCB Good comments all. The freight forwarder relationship is key for exporters but don’t give up control of compliance. At a minimum you need to review all documents completed by your forwarder for accuracy prior to shipment.