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Jan 12, 2022

Zero-Rated Penalty Period Ending Soon for Mandatory Electronic House Bills

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that the zero-rated penalty period will end on January 30th, 2022. Customs Notice… Read more 

Nov 18, 2021

5 myths about barge – the inland transport solution no one’s talking about

By David Schulingkamp, Vice President, Barge Services The word is out. Shoppers have been put on notice. The time for… Read more 

May 31, 2021

Mandatory Electronic House Bills Monetary AMPS Penalties starts July 2021

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued Customs Notice CN21-15, Mandatory Electronic House Bills – End of the Zero-rated penalty… Read more 

May 4, 2021

ACI (E-Manifest) Detailed Cargo Description Requirements for Commercial Shipments

CBSA Transporter and Cargo Control Programs Unit issued a reminder notice to the importing industry on the reporting… Read more 

May 3, 2021

Lithium Battery Shipping Guidance Document

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has developed guidance information on the transportation of lithium batteries for shippers, freight… Read more 

Apr 23, 2021

CBSA Notice to Freight Forwarders concerning Non-Compliance and Assessment of AMPS Penalties

CBSA issued a notice to advise freight forwarders who have a bonded or non-bonded carrier code issued by… Read more 

Mar 24, 2021

Port of Montreal longshoremen in possible strike position

On March 21, the vast majority of Port of Montreal longshoremen rejected the final offer on a collective… Read more 

Mar 16, 2021

Upcoming Air Transportation Security Requirements on Food Exports

Effective June 30, 2021, Transport Canada will require that all food for export being transported on passenger or… Read more 

Feb 25, 2021

Transport Canada Update on All-Cargo and Mail Security Requirements

Transport Canada provided a notice to industry on the update to all cargo and mail security requirements. Enhancements… Read more 

Oct 15, 2020

Expiry of the CBSA Interim Turnaround Policy and Mandatory Sub-Location Code for WACM

The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Interim Turnaround Policy for Highway Carriers as noted in Customs Notice 17-19,… Read more