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Ensure smoother customs clearance as an NRI

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As an NRI, it’s critical to have the right documentation in place to keep your customs clearance process smooth and easy. To help you keep track of your requirements and responsibilities, we’ve prepared an overview of the documentation you need to provide when shipping your goods. Download “Ensure smoother customs clearance as an NRI” and… Read more »

Creating sales opportunities as an NRI

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Are you considering expanding your business into Canada? Canada’s Non-Resident Importer (NRI) program is a great way to reach more clients and get a step ahead of your competition. Becoming an NRI means you can ship your goods to Canada and enjoy the same advantages as your Canadian competition. As an NRI, you can take… Read more »

Supply chain cost savings: Five opportunities you can’t afford to miss

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Efficient international supply chain solutions are critical to keeping your goods moving and getting them where they need to be – in the hands of your partners, vendors and clients. Find out how five simple solutions can help tighten your supply chain security! Supply chain management There are a lot factors that will contribute to… Read more »

Beyond the Border: Will you be ready to reap its benefits?

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There are great benefits to Beyond the Border, including expedited shipping, reduced paperwork and a more predictable supply chain. The Beyond the Border action plan aims to boost border security while enhancing economic competitiveness for both countries. Initiated by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama in 2011, this program calls for a common… Read more »

Shipping to the U.S. – Three ways to cut costs during the importing process

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Shipping to the U.S. – Three ways to cut costs during the importing process Importing into the U.S. can be costly. However, U.S. Customs offers a number of specialized programs that can help you cut costs, including the following: Duty drawback Special tariff treatments by country Column 2 rates And more. Download our guide, “Three… Read more »

Make exporting easier by becoming a Non-Resident Importer

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Make exporting easier by becoming a Non-Resident Importer For many U.S. exporters, bringing their goods across the border into Canada can be a complex and expensive process. That’s where Canada’s Non-Resident Importer (NRI) program comes in. The NRI program allows U.S. or foreign-based companies to bring their goods into Canada as importers without actually having… Read more »

Five ways to get the best service from your customs provider

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Five ways to get the best service from your customs provider Building a solid relationship with your customs broker can help ensure your goods are cleared safely and efficiently, which in turn can help improve your bottom line. Our article, “Five ways to get the best service from your customs provider,” outlines a handful of… Read more »

Four ways to take control of your export process

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Four ways to take control of your export process The modern global marketplace can make exporting a particularly challenging task. With so many moving parts when it comes to compliance – namely, all the different country requirements and corresponding paperwork – you need to ensure your export operations process is as streamlined and efficient as… Read more »

Outsourcing your ACI eManifest requirements

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Outsourcing your eManifest requirements As Canada gets ready to implement its eManifest program, many carriers are discovering that outsourcing the processing of their eManifest data helps them speed up the shipping process and avoid delays. In fact, outsourcing can also help you save on administration expenses and costly penalties. Our article, “What to look for… Read more »