Blog Posts

Shipping and Freight Rates

Why the big differences?
Have you ever priced out the cost of shipping your goods and widely different quotes or received quotes that fluctuate from one week to the next. What’s going on?
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When your online purchase isn’t such a great deal

Have you ever found a great deal online… only to see the savings whittled away by weighty customs fees and taxes when the item is delivered to your door? Here’s what’s happening.
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What’s the deal with shipping delays?

Have you ever experienced delays in getting your shipment from A to B? Who hasn’t? Delays are, unfortunately, nearly inevitable for businesses that frequently transport goods – whether across town or halfway around the globe.
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The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) posted on its website a few additions to the list of goods which are currently subject to its verification priorities.
Through verifications the Agency assesses importers' compliance with CBSA administered legislation, determines compliance within industry sectors and assesses the integrity of trade data received from importers.
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Single Window Initiative

The Single Window Initiative (SWI) is a streamlined process that allows importers to provide information to all requisite government agencies and departments through a single submission. The SWI has been phased in over the past three years, with full functionality available as of March this year.
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