Blog Posts

Working with your Customs broker and CARM

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Jun 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The timing of the three releases of the new CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) initiative are changing due to COVID-19. Please refer to our CARM webpages and to CBSA’s pages for the most current information.

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4 Ways To Improve Customer Service With Your Supply Chain

Posted by Customs Brokerage Department - Cole International on May 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM

With the impacts of COVID-19 causing disruptions through summer (at least), companies are thinking seriously about how to stabilize their supply chains.

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5 logistics essentials for retail companies

Posted by Customs Brokerage Department - Cole International on May 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The entire world is adapting to the new and shifting realities of the coronavirus pandemic—including retail businesses.

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CARM’s impact on importers

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on May 18, 2020 9:30:00 AM

CARM, the CBSA’s Customs Assessment and Revenue Management project represents some significant changes to how importers go about the business of importing.

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Logistics 101: Duty

Posted by Customs Brokerage Department - Cole International on May 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

This week in our 101 series, we dive into duty.

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Single Window Initiative (SWI) - Survival Guide for Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO-MPO) Trade Tracking Program

Posted by Canadian Customs Dept. - Cole International on May 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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CUSMA/USMCA a go for July 1

Posted by NAFTA & Free Trade Dept. - Cole International on Apr 29, 2020 1:43:12 PM

Trade attorneys have confirmed the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA, USMCA, T-MEC) will enter into force on July 1, 2020.

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Blockchain: technology or business philosophy?

Posted by Customs Brokerage Department - Cole International on Apr 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Much has been written about blockchain as an emerging technology in many industries, and shipping specifically.

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Single Window Initiative (SWI) - Survival Guide for Natural Resource Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Apr 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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CARM features and release updates

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Apr 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Special Notice: CBSA announced on April 21, 2020 the implementation of Release 1 has be pushed back to January 2021 (previously fall 2020) due to COVID-19.

 

CARM, the CBSA’s Customs Assessment and Revenue Management project introduces a suite of new online tools that will transform and streamline the process of importing commercial goods into Canada.

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