Basically they are making things FASTER for you. I don't see what's the problem here.
I don't have a problem with this process at all, not sure why you would think that.
I just want to know more about the process so I can make more informed decisions. After all, $380 or $470 is quite a difference in price so I want to know the chances of getting my import fees refunded.
And, thanks to those who answered based on their own experiences :) It gives me a decent guideline at least.