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Single Window Initiative (SWI) - Survival Guide for Health Canada (HC) Controlled Substances

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Feb 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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CARM Updates: February 2021

Posted by Canadian Customs Dept. - Cole International on Feb 17, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The CARM (CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management) system represents a major shift for Canadian importers. To review what CARM is and how it will impact you, please read our blog posts and dedicated web pages.

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5 benefits (and 4 disadvantages) of self-driving vehicles

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Feb 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In part 1 of this article, we wrote about autonomous vehicles being tested currently and how self-driving trucks could be used in shipping today. In this second part, we’ll discuss the upsides and downsides to autonomous vehicle technology.

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Single Window Initiative (SWI): Survival guide for Health Canada (HC) Natural Health Products

Posted by Canadian Customs Dept. - Cole International on Feb 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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Checking in with our Cole International community

Posted by Project Logistics Dept. on Jan 27, 2021 9:00:00 AM

We know it has been a challenging year for everyone involved in the import/export and shipping industries. 

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CBSA Verification Priorities: January 2021

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Jan 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM

 

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How autonomous vehicles are used in shipping & logistics

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Jan 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM

We’ve written about shipping innovations before, but this week we dive into the emerging world of autonomous vehicles.

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Explainer: container shortage and price increases for ocean cargo

Posted by Freight Forwarding Dept. - Cole International on Jan 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM

You may have noticed that it’s harder to get a last-minute booking from a shipping company these days. You might also have noticed that your bill is much higher, too.

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Will there be duty-relief after Brexit?

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Dec 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union at the stroke of midnight December 31, 2020. This also marks the end of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the UK.

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Supply chain tech: spotlight on food safety

Posted by Trade Consulting on Dec 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Both industry and consumers know that food safety management needs to be improved.

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