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5 logistics essentials for vehicle importers

Posted by Vehicle Imports Dept. - Cole International on Jan 20, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Canadian importers frequently need to move American vehicles across the border. The most common scenarios for importing vehicles tend to fall into these categories:

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5 logistics essentials for e-commerce companies

Posted by Customs Brokerage Department - Cole International on Jan 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM

E-commerce is a massive industry accounting for 3.5 trillion USD in sales globally in 2019—and that number is only projected to rise.

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Hiring a Freight Forwarder in Canada? 4 Things to Consider

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Jan 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Choosing the right freight forwarder in Canada isn't always an easy task. Finding a company you're comfortable working with matters, as you want to ensure your Canadian freight forwarder will move your items quickly and safely.

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A closer look: end use tariff codes

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Jan 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

End use tariff codes or conditional relief tariff items reduce or eliminate the rates of duty that would otherwise apply, provided that the conditions of relief imposed under the tariff item are satisfied.

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International vs. Domestic Freight Forwarding: Understanding the Difference

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Jan 6, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Whether you need an international freight forwarder or a domestic freight forwarder, you will be hiring a company with a specialty in working with multiple shipping companies to move your goods from point A to point B. Sometimes, freight forwarders are referred to as the travel agents of international and domestic trade.

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