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Author Archives: Mo Behnejad

To be CARMtinued: Release 2 of CARM for importers/exporters

As we noted, CARM is going to overhaul the way the Canadian Border Services Agency approaches customs collection and streamlining of processes in general. CARM...

Feeling like it’s CARMA-geddon? Not at all. Why CARM will make Canadian commercial importing easier (eventually)

Do you ever feel like your work life is filled with acronyms, some more heavily weighted than others? We’re throwing another at you: CARM, which...

Incoterms® for Food Importers: Creating a Recipe For Your Success

In the 11 item menu of Incoterms®, there are some specific clauses that are essential to making your shipments palatable. The food industry is one...

Delivery Duty Paid: Does it Always Pay Off To Pay in Advance?

By now, hopefully you’re getting familiar with Incoterms® (we have a helpful overview, here) and what they mean to you as someone in the business...

CN Receives Strike Notice from Union
CN Receives Strike Notice from Union

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which represents. approximately 750 employees in Canada, have provided CN with 72-hour strike notice. The union will go...

Incoterms®: What they are, what they address and what they don’t

If you read part 1 of the ‘Incoterms®: Explained series’, by now you understand that they are incredibly important, useful and accessible tools. In this...

Incoterms® Explained

Freight a minute, what the truck are Incoterms®? Are you a small to medium-sized business? Do you ship cargo from all over the world, like...

The federal government and CBSA officers reached a tentative agreement

On late Friday August 6, 2021, CBSA officers reached a new tentative agreement with the federal government.   Business is back to normal with no...