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Seven Reasons Shipping to Canada Shouldn’t be a Pain in the Neck

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Companies in Canada can seem so similar to us that differences are forgotten or ignored with unanticipated and unprofitable consequences. Discover how to “minimize the border” and reduce your risk with “7 Reasons Shipping to Canada Shouldn’t Be A Pain in the Neck.




April 11, 2011

The strong Canadian economy and strong Canadian dollar (CAD) make U.S. exports more attractively priced than they have been in decades, but taking advantage of this opportunity is not as easy as it might seem.

Our vast trading partner to the north can seem so similar to the U.S. that its differences are sometimes forgotten or ignored with unanticipated, unwelcome, or unprofitable consequences. Success comes only from understanding, appreciating, and addressing these differences.

There’s a great deal to learn, but there’s a great deal to gain. And there’s no more qualified partner than Canada’s largest and most experienced delivery carrier: Purolator.


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