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EDI – Electronic Data Interchange

At A & A, we believe in lowering the total cost of shipping

Let us simplify the whole process by removing repetitive data entry and streamlining your customs processes.

We integrate directly with your systems, shippers, and carriers.

Every customer is different, every system is a bit different. We have an ever-expanding toolbox of integration options to streamline your customs process.

Here are our EDI options:

Option 1 – Microsoft Excel Template:

Are you already creating your customs documents in Microsoft Excel? No problem. We have a template that has standardized fields for you to use so that will send data directly to our system.

Canada Customs Invoice

AACB CCI Template Instructions

AACB CCI Template

US Customs Invoice

AACB USCI Template Instructions

AACB USCI Template

US Customs Invoice with FDA requirements



Option 2 – Online customs invoice

We are creating a simple solution for quick creation of customs invoices.

Option 3 – EDI for Shipments to Canada:

Link here for EDI for shipments going to Canada

Option 4 – EDI for Shipments to the USA:

Link here for EDI for shipments going to the USA

Option 5 – Softwood Lumber EDI XML Template:

Link here for XML Data requirements.

Option 6 – Industry Standard XML Formats:

Many ERP and shipping systems support XML formats. We can work with your team to map your XML format to ours and automate the file transfer process, making the EDI process fully automatic.

Option 7 – Text Formats:

Does your system output CSV, tab-delimited or even 810? No problem! We can integrate these standard formats directly. Files can be transferred over the web, FTP or even email.

Need a different option?  Contact us.

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NOTE: All details pertaining to CARM R2 processes are based on the current information available at the time of writing. As this is subject to change, it’s recommended you periodically check in with the CBSA or your customs broker.