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CBP advice on boat travel around the Michigan-Canada border

The summer boating season is getting underway, and the Detroit office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued reporting guidelines for boat owners planning to sail the waters between the US and Canada. The CBP aims to maintain American border security with minimal interference to cross-border traffic, and the Detroit office notes that Michigan's lengthy water border with Canada and large number of pleasure boat registrations make ...

Canada Open to Paying for US Customs Plaza in Detroit

Lisa Raitt, the Canadian Minister of Transport, has said the New International Trade Crossing between Windsor and Detroit is so important that Canada would consider paying 250 million dollars to build a customs plaza at the American end of the bridge after the Obama administration failed to include this item in its budget for next year. Canada is already set to pay almost all of the multi-billion dollar cost of the project, but Raitt told the De...

Online Customs Broker: Why you should clear customs with Clearit.ca

Clearit.ca, Your online Customs broker   What is a Customs Broker? Before we get begin, let’s take a look at what a customs broker does exactly.  A customs broker is appointed by an importer (or exporter) who does not wish to deal or transact directly with Canada Border Services Agency. A Customs Broker’s primary job is to ensure accuracy and compliance of goods being imported by properly submitting a B3 to customs as well as collect...

Improvements to NEXUS coming soon

Improvements to Nexus Members of the Nexus program will be receiving further benefits from the CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) as a result of the government of Canada’s Beyond the Border Action Plan. These benefits include: Streamlined membership renewal process Eight new NEXUS lanes at six of the major land ports of entry Expanded Trusted Traveler Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) security screening lines in pre-cle...

Customs Regulations 2014

The top 5 Customs regulations to look out for in 2014   As a business relying on imports, it is very important to stay on top of ever-changing customs regulations. Whether these changes are foreign or domestic, it is important to understand them and ensure your compliance.  While complying with trade regulation may seem like a chore, it can only better your business and positively influence your decision making.  The following are the to...