Blog Posts

Making Incoterms Work for You

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Mar 27, 2019 8:55:00 AM
What are Incoterms?
Published by the International Chamber of Commerce and recognized by governments, legal authorities and companies worldwide, Incoterms (or “Incoterms rules” or International commercial terms) are three-letter codes that convey the tasks, costs, responsibilities and risks associated with the transportation and delivery of goods.
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Single Window Initiative launch date DELAYED

Posted by Canadian Customs Dept. - Cole International on Mar 20, 2019 8:55:00 AM
Important notice: CBSA has delayed the mandatory go-live date of April 1st. A new date will be announced in the coming days.
Our blog followers—and Canadian importers in general—will be well aware that the Single Window Initiative is inching closer to realization. Government and industry updates have probably been coming at you fast and furious for the past year or two. And for good reason! This is a major undertaking and it will affect the importing processes in a pretty big way.
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Customs Rulings and how they work!

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Mar 6, 2019 8:55:00 AM

There's a lot to know about moving goods across the border. The customs landscape—riddled with complex processes and mired in legalese and industry lingo—can be perplexing and frustrating. Nevertheless, importers need to do it right—by knowing their roles and responsibilities and, sometimes, by seeking professional support.

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