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Purolator white paper highlights common Canadian shipping mistakes. From failing to appreciate the complexity of the customs clearance process to not realizing that Canada recognizes both French and English as its official languages, U.S. businesses frequently misjudge the complexity of shipping to the Canadian market. This often results in mistakes - mistakes that can come with hefty penalties and border clearance delays, and that can result in lingering negative perceptions among Canadian consumers.
Posted on 10/06 at 12:19 PM

U.S. businesses face the daunting reality that more than $70 billion in online sales could be returned annually. Learning how to develop an effective returns management policy is the focus of a new white paper from Purolator International.
Posted on 07/08 at 12:22 PM

Download this new white paper to understand vital (and complex) customs requirements and competitive strategies for business shipping through the US/Canada border.
Posted on 05/27 at 10:51 AM

Download our new white paper, "The ABCs of HST: Understanding the Harmonized System of Tariffs," for insights and explanations of the complex cross-border classification codes.
Posted on 03/31 at 09:32 AM

In the 20 years since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect, trade between the US and Canada has increased by 300 %, and the countries are each other's top trading partners. A key provision of the agreement is the elimination of duties on eligible products traveling between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Eligible products "originate" in one of the three countries, and NAFTA lays out detailed "rules" as to what constitutes origination. Determining NAFTA eligibility, and knowing how to apply for benefits can be time-consuming and complicated.
Posted on 09/08 at 12:14 PM

Businesses that pay import duties on goods that are subsequently exported or destroyed may be eligible for a refund of up to 99 percent of those import duties, through U.S. Customs and Border Protection's duty drawback program. Businesses that take advantage this program can import costs and increase competitiveness.
Posted on 06/10 at 01:38 PM

New Research Brief from Peerless Research Group and Purolator International looks into the increased growth opportunities for U.S. businesses that want to expand in the Canadian eCommerce market.
Posted on 10/18 at 06:14 PM

The following paper will discuss the regulatory and logistical hurdles that a U.S. business must be aware of when shipping across the U.S./Canadian border. Each of these challenges must be understood and addressed as part of the cross-border experience.
Posted on 03/01 at 03:54 PM

The current trade environment makes U.S. exports into Canada very attractive. But, as any logistics professional can tell you, taking advantage of this opportunity is not as easy as it seems. 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.
Posted on 04/11 at 08:34 AM

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