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CERS Export Report | Everything You Need To Know
Kent Knisely

Come September 30th, 2020, the system in which you report is being replaced by the Canada Export Reporting System (CERS). Keep reading to learn more about this change.

September 17, 2020
Freight Logistics Q&A Update Amid COVID-19 - Part 2
Alexandra Haukaas

Last week we sat with our Freight Operations Manager to shift focus onto our freight clients who have also been facing challenging times. Here is Part 2 of that Q&A interview with Alex.

May 14, 2020
Freight Logistics Q&A Update Amid COVID-19 - Part 1
Alexandra Haukaas

Today, we’d like to draw the focus onto our freight division with Operations Manager, Alex.

May 8, 2020
Covid-19 Effect On Border Communications
Cherie Storms

With the Covid-19 Global Pandemic many government agency communication channels are understandably overwhelmed with demand...

March 25, 2020
Real Time Supply Chain Visibility Is (Finally) Here
John Doble

Almost 20 years ago IBM coined the phrase transparent pipeline. Back then, the de rigueur was ecommerce, portals and electronic data interchange (EDI).‍

August 15, 2019
Are Freight Forwarders And Customs Brokers The Same?
John Doble

There is a difference between Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers, but often they can perform the same role for the client.

June 23, 2019
Tsawwassen’s New Container Examination Facility Now Operational
Jan Brock

As of June 17th, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility (TCEF) is now open.

June 19, 2019
How To Save Money Shipping During Spring Thaw
John Doble

The experienced exporter was caught by surprise. Sometime ago, early in the middle of March, a large exporter of frozen food products in Quebec loaded a container with their product being exported to Australia.

May 9, 2019
A Beginner’s Guide To Ocean Freight Container Shipping
John Doble

Ocean Freight Terms and Abbreviations Terms, codes, and abbreviations define many industries. Ocean Freight container shipping is no different. One of the most difficult things to navigate in ocean shipping is understanding the basic everyday terms experienced professionals take for granted. For people new to the ocean freight industry this can be as confusing as ...

January 4, 2019
What Is A Bill Of Lading And What Is Its Purpose?
Sonia Stanton

A bill of lading is a receipt provided by the carrier to the consignee. The receipt contains a detailed list of all of the shipments goods.

October 11, 2018