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NEW Seminar!
Shipping and Importing Perishables

Fruits, vegetables and other perishablesStress-Free Movements for Time-Sensitive Goods

Event type: In-class seminar
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Pacific Time
Place: Pacific Customs Brokers, 17637 1st Avenue, Surrey, BC
Fee: $97 CAD plus GST (per attendee)


Take the stress and fear out of moving your perishables across land, sea, air and their borders! Your cargo is valuable and here at Pacific Customs Brokers we have moved many a load of perishable goods so we know what you are facing and we know what your goods are facing too. In this seminar we will show you how to minimize the risk and maximize the portability of your cargo. We know that time sensitivity of processing your delivery is key to recognition of the value of your load - learn proper handling of shipments, the importance of routing and transit times, as well as how to handle the documentation and security requirements.

Topics Include

  • The product's strengths and weaknesses
  • Shipment handling
  • Shipping equipment - know what it can and cannot do for you
  • Routing options and transit times
  • How to protect your product
  • Security requirements (domestic and foreign)
  • Documentation
  • Customs (domestic and foreign)
  • CFIA
  • Foreign food inspection agencies

Who Should Attend

Owners, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators and Logistics staff of companies:

  • Considering shipping perishable goods
  • Responsible for transportation selection
  • Responsible for customs compliance
  • Involved in the movement of perishables

Additional Resources

Have questions or comments about this course? Call 888.538.1566 or email us today.

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