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Logistics 101: Tariff classification

Posted by Trade Consulting on Feb 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The layman's guide to Tariff classification - Infographic

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Single Window Initiative (SWI) - Survival Guide for importing tires under TC (Transport Canada)

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Feb 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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Logistics essentials for agriculture companies

Posted by Customs Brokerage Department - Cole International on Feb 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The agriculture industry has a wide range of logistics considerations, including transporting large equipment, and importing/exporting products with varying requirements.

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Compliance Verification Trends Issue #7 - February 2020

Posted by Audit Response Unit (ARU) - Cole International on Feb 5, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Canada Border Services Agency prioritizes certain industries and products for audits to ensure ongoing compliance. The Agency keeps their verification priority list current on their website. Cole’s Audit Response Team also keeps track of trends we see in CBSA verifications, which we share with you regularly so you can feel secure about your customs compliance.

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Incoterms: A Complete Guide

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Feb 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Incoterms is the shorter version of International Commercial Terms. These specific terms are used throughout international commercial transactions. They are three-letter trade terms used to clearly communicate the risks, costs, and tasks associated with international transportation and the delivery of goods.

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