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How Exactly Do Customs Brokers Help Organizations?

Organizations of all sizes use customs brokers to help with the movement of their commercial goods; from independent importers to global enterprises. The complexity behind importing and exporting goods often calls for a heavy time and resource investment, which makes opting for a customs broker the ideal choice for businesses, so you can focus on further developing your core competencies.   Customs brokers make sure your required documentati...

What You Need to Know Before Working in Imports & Exports

* Before we begin, a quick note that all tariffs and/or duty rates are constantly revised. They are subject to change without notice. For further info on this topic, visit the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) website to stay updated. * Canada’s classification for imported goods comes from the Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System. People doing imports into Canada have to ensure that they have a complete description of their go...

5 Tips for Choosing The Right Customs Broker

In a world where the options for customs brokers are seemingly endless online, choosing the right one for your business needs has never been more complicated. You need a customs broker that is poised and ready to guide you through the shipping process, without hiccups.  Finding a customs broker that fits the bill may take a bit of research. Unfortunately, the consequences of choosing wrong can be costly and waste time, so it’s crucial that ...

Importing Coffee Into Canada

If you plan to start importing coffee into Canada, you must already know that coffee is the most consumed beverage amongst Canadians above 16 – even more than tap water. The coffee importing business is also the center of a very important market globally, estimated at around US$20 billion. The income generated by growing beans supports 25 million farmers around the world. Moreover, the last decade saw the rise of legions of aficionados interest...

Canadian Customs Forms 101

At Clearit, we get a lot of requests about Canadian customs forms. Our clients often turn to us for help with understanding the ins and outs of the documentation process involved in importing and exporting. All too often, clients ask for help with a Canadian customs form, and our representatives respond with “which one?”.  There are actually quite a few Canadian customs forms! Not to worry, our representatives are experts at assessing our...