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Bi-weekly Freight Updates - February: latest news and updates on the worldwide supply chain

The worldwide supply chain is constantly changing. As we continue dealing with the fallout of pandemic-related supply chain issues, fluctuations in prices, labour disruptions, logistic delays, and port congestion persist. We provide you with freight updates that include some of the latest industry news, helping to.

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When Customs seeks verification, do you know how to respond

Companies shipping items across the Canada-U.S. border will eventually face a Customs audit (Verification). If the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) discovers that you haven’t complied with import regulations, they can apply financial penalties and recommend actions that ensure compliance.

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Participating Government Agencies (PGAs) and the Single Window Initiative (SWI)

Some Canadian importers are surprised to discover that their goods must comply with regulations from multiple government agencies - in addition to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Failure to do so can create significant delays and additional costs.

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CBSA Verification Priorities - January 2024

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Celebrating International Customs Day 2024: Facilitating global trade and security

Customs officials help to ensure the efficient movement of goods between nations, facilitating a key role in international trade. They also contribute to secure trade and are responsible for implementing and enforcing customs laws and regulations, collecting duties and taxes, and preventing the illegal movement of.

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Explainer: Why businesses work with Customs compliance consultants

At Cole International, we believe that the more you know, the better your goods will go. Our Explainer posts provide valuable information from customs compliance consultants that you should know about before you make your next move. We understand that the logistics industry involves complex processes, regulations, and.

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Upcoming Canada and U.S. tariff changes to watch for in 2024

Importers could see significant changes to tariffs made throughout 2024. Both the Canadian and U.S. governments appear ready to enact major shifts in the way tariffs and trade relations function in 2024 and beyond. As such, businesses could find themselves dealing with tariffs that impact their bottom line – for.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2023 - Canada Customs, CARM and freight costs

As we approach the close of another year, we've curated a selection of our top ten most popular and informative blog posts of 2023, including topics such as Canada Customs processes, the upcoming rollout of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) initiative and minding the everchanging freight costs in our.

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Canada Tariff Program Changes Could Impact Your Bottom Line - GPT and LDCT

The next year could see significant changes to Canada’s Customs Tariff rules, impacting importers’ bottom line. The General Preferential Tariff (GPT) and Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT) will undergo a comprehensive review, which could result in increased tariffs for some products and other financial consequences.

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Freight updates December 12, 2023: latest news and updates on the worldwide supply chain

The worldwide supply chain is constantly changing. As we continue dealing with the fallout of pandemic-related supply chain issues, fluctuations in prices, labour disruptions, logistic delays, and port congestion persist. We provide you with freight updates that include some of the latest industry news, helping to.

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