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Understanding PARS and ACI : Crossing Borders Efficiently

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) offers the opportunity to importers, via their customs brokers, to submit shipment release information for approval through the Pre-arrival Review System (PARS). The process speeds up the release of the shipment or referral for examination at the moment the goods arrive at the border. But to ensure that this process is executed flawlessly, without too many headaches, all partners need to do their bits. Te...

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Your Customs Broker

As a business owner with an eye on international trade, you might be heading into a sea of complications filled with rules and regulations, agreements and so many different forms. Having a customs broker on your team is a great idea and it may seem like a fairly easy thing to choose, but really, not all brokers offer the same services. You’ll want to choose carefully in order to have someone who can really contribute in the long term success of...

Customs Brokers: Do You Need More than One?

As a Canadian importer you can take advantage of Canada's position on the global marketplace to access a vast array of products from various suppliers in countries around the world. To get your hands on their goods there is also a great choice of modes of transportation and carriers from which to choose from, so it would make sense to use different customs brokers to help you out wouldn't it? That might not be so true and so let's explore why. ...

Understanding the Canada Customs Invoice

In order to import any shipment into Canada you'll need a Canada Customs Invoice (CCI) form. In order to avoid having your shipment delayed at the border, a properly filled form with correct and accurate information is your best tool.   Required Fields The CCI form is composed of various sections – some of which are absolutely required in order to obtain customs clearance. The below information needs to be declared at the time of rele...

Booming Online Canadian Customers and How to Reach Them

More and more Canadian are flocking to online stores to buy the goods they desire. Canadians are massively looking towards merchants based outside of Canada because a majority believe that the prices are better and the variety of goods offered is much more interesting than what’s available back home. In 2015, 70% of purchases by Canadians were from merchants based outside the country. The phenomena can be explain by the fact that a vast majo...