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What is USMCA
Senior Trade Advisor, Jan Brock, answers the main questions surrounding the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Food Import Requirements
An overview of the basic requirements one of the most misunderstood imports into Canada: food products.
How PGAs Affect Imports
In addition to CBSA, there are over 10 Participating Government Agencies (PGAs) that are involved in the import of various commodities.
Importing Personal Belongings
A closer look at what CBSA defines as personal belongings
FAQ About a Customs Broker
From what a customs broker does to the advantages of using customs broker, this video is a collection of frequently asked questions about customs brokers.
Vehicle Shipping
Watch this behind the scenes video on how we load a container with a vehicle for shipping to international destinations.
When to Engage a Customs Broker
At what point should someone importing contact a customs broker? Find out in this video.
Benefits of Using a Broker
In this video learn why it's better to hire a professional customs broker so you can focus on your business.
Why Choose Us?
Cherie Storms, discusses why people choose to work with Pacific Customs Brokers as their preferred trade partner.
Courier vs Customs Broker
Highlights of the difference between customs clearance services offered by a courier and a dedicated customs brokerage firm.
Do You Need a Customs Broker When Importing?
In this short video we explain why you would need a customs broker when importing.
What is a Customs Broker?
In this video we'll discuss what customs brokers do and how they could help you in the importation of your goods.
What is NAFTA
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), is a multilateral free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Always Open
When you need us, we are open. No matter the time of day or day of year. 24/7, 365 we are here to help you navigate international trade.
Shipping to Canada
Tips to help your shipment reach its destination on time and reduce the risk of being held up by Canada Customs.
Drop Shipping, Part 1
Maximize The Benefits of Global Trade with drop shipping. Learn its benefits, convenience and practicality.
Drop Shipping, Part 2
explore 'International Commercial Terms', commonly referred to as Incoterms®. You will also learn about terms like Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) and others.
Drop Shipping, Part 3
A review of the two major advantages of becoming a drop shipper - Free Trade Agreements and Non-Resident Importing.
ACI eManifest
a brief overview of the Canada Border Services Agency's ACI eManifest program, its origins, its processes, and the timelines.
3 Reasons Why You Should Sell In Canada
Learn the size of Canada’s market, how close it is, and how much Canadians love American products.
NRI Business Registration
This video will help you understand the first step to becoming a Non-Resident Importer, applying for a business number with Canada Revenue Agency.
Import Duty, Tax And Freight
. Let’s take a look at how the top 3 costs; Import Duty, Canadian Sales Tax, and Freight Management, affect how you decide if selling into Canada is the right decision for you.
Customer Friendly Returns
In this video we will walk you through some freight management options that will provide your buyers reassurance that your goods can be returned hassell free if needed.