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Single Window Initiative (SWI): Survival Guide for Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Nuclear Substances and Equipment

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

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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Best practices: supply chain integration

Posted by Trade Consulting on Sep 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

A supply chain refers to all the links required to create and distribute a product for a company, including: suppliers, manufacturers, shipping and logistics, retailers, and customers.

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Logistics tech: supply chain software

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Sep 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM

More and more links of the supply chain are relying on software based solutions for management, tracking, communication, and automation. Logistics companies use these types of systems to give their customers more visibility—helping to streamline operations all the way down the chain.

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Best practices: consolidation and cross-docking

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

Consolidation and cross-docking can help increase efficiencies and lower costs for shippers.

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What are blank sailings?

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Sep 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM

It’s a term we’re hearing more this year than ever before with unpredictable shipping patterns of international trade.

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