Cole International Opens U.S. Customs Consulting Office
Cole International has opened a U.S. consulting office in Houston, Texas.
From Zurich to Montreal...
Swiss World Cargo celebrates the arrival of spring and their 777 with a BBQ on Thursday, April 28th in the Cargo section of the Montreal Airport. Our employees had the privilege to be invited to partake in the festivities and watch the arrival and departure of their flight. Thank you for the wonderful burgers,.
Cole Offers a Helping Hand To Fort McMurray
Many of our Edmonton and Calgary staff have been deployed from their usual duties at Cole International to help those affected by the fires in Fort McMurray. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time if you experience any difficulties in contacting a staff member or any inconsistencies in the.
Drawback: The Forgotten Opportunity
Drawback is the refund of certain taxes, duties and fees paid to Customs on imports for certain exports from the U.S. Long considered “the most complex commercial program” of U.S. Customs, recent simplifications of the drawback law should make drawback claims somewhat easier to prepare. Unfortunately, drawback is a.
Why is delivery of my shipments so often late?
(But was it really?) On-time delivery of shipments to your customers is essential to the smooth operation of your business – not to mention maintaining the confidence and loyalty of your customers. Are you ever frustrated by late delivery of shipments? Let’s look at the reasons why your deliveries may not happen.
How can I reduce the amount of damage my shipments incur?
There's nothing quite so frustrating as inspecting a delivery and discovering shipping damages. While it's impossible to guarantee no damage at all from the shipping process, there are several things you can do to greatly reduce it.
The Future of Canadian Trade Agreements: Why Canada is Seeking More Trade
Why sign trade agreements with other nations? Canada has several trade agreements in effect that aim to give its companies an advantage over the U.S. and other countries. With a trade agreement in place, such as in Panama (where the U.S. does not), Canada receives more benefits in the shape of preferential access to.
Now and Then: U.S. Customs Brokerage Associations
As far as the evolution of the customs brokerage industry goes, what you don't know might just surprise you. Here are eight surprising facts about this service.
U.S. Customs: When does "not knowing" become "negligence"?
Like trying to find your way through a gargantuan hedge maze, navigating the labyrinth of U.S. Customs rules for importers/exporters can feel overwhelming. Yet the tantalizing promise of increased revenue from international trade continues to drive small business owners to try their hand at understanding the.
Overseas data processing: A means to an end or an END to a means?
Though we, as a company, do not engage in overseas data processing – mostly based on principle – there are many companies in the Canadian brokerage industry that certainly do, and we would be remiss not to address this growing trend in our business. Let's discuss the actual reasoning behind overseas data processing.