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Survival guide for shipping container inspections in the U.S.

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Oct 14, 2020 9:00:00 AM

We’ve written about shipping container inspections in Canada. Learn more about the busiest ports into Canada and what you can do to be prepared.

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Freight forwarder vs. customs broker: what’s the difference

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Jul 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

When you’re importing products, understanding what kind of service provider (or providers) you need can be confusing. Do you need a freight forwarder? A customs broker? Both?

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U.S. signs the USMCA

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Mar 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM

*USMCA/CUSMA replaced NAFTA on July 1st, 2020.

At the end of January 2020, President Trump ratified the USMCA free trade agreement, a 2,082-page document replacing the 1994 North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA).

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CBSA Verification Priorities: January 2020

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Jan 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Are your goods on it?

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) targets specific industries and products for extra attention at the border to ensure importers are compliant with requirements for tariff classification, product valuation and country of origin.

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