Every industry has its jargon and insider-speak. Shipping and logistics is no different. Thankfully, when you get bogged down in letters that just don’t add up, help is at hand – your friendly Cole customs broker will gladly field your questions; Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA’s) “frequently used” acronym list is online, and our own blog pages have some answers, too.
We’re putting out a series of blogs that clarify some of the hundreds of acronyms used by the CBSA. Don’t worry – we’ll keep them short and sweet. And if you still have questions, call us.
Instalment 1: “Commercial… what?”
Sometimes the same word appearing in multiple acronyms can be a little confusing. Have a look at the following acronyms and click on the link for even more information on each one. Here are the places where commercial shows up: