Posts from Tim Byrnes

Posted by Tim Byrnes on Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Taiwan is Canada's 5th largest trading partner in Asia with over $7 billion per year in merchandise trade. Canada's main export sectors in Taiwan include aerospace, information technology, agriculture, seafood, and biotechnology.    Shipping volumes from Canada to Taiwan continue to grow with shippers seeking more delivery options.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Mon, Nov 4, 2019

When shipping internationally, an common question we get is "what value should we declare." The declared value is, along the the H.S. classification, the  key element of the import process and duty assessment. Over declarations result in needless costs and under-declared values can result in significant fines and legal actions.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Thu, Oct 24, 2019

The European Union are seeing a great benefit from their free trade agreement.
A great advantage of CETA - and most modern trade agreements - is in how it makes is easier for small businesses to get the benefits. Of particular interest is in the easier "certificate of origin" processes that allow Canadian companies to ship parcels to Europe and get duty free access to the entire EU market.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Thu, Oct 24, 2019

We have been discussing with our Canadian clients their biggest shipping challenges and what our industry leading shipping blog should cover. The 2 main challenges are high costs and lack of support. Our team works with shippers -both large and small - via our logistics professionals.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Speed Versus Cost:  Best practices for E-Commerce Imports to the USA.   Dependable low cost parcel logistics supply chains rely on multiple processes including express clearance (ECCF), cargo parcel import (CFS),  single importer of record (Section 321 type 86), and Canadian cross border solutions.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sat, Oct 5, 2019

The headlines of the USPS of historic loss of mail revenue and growth of parcels is old news but having a board to effect change is new.

For the first time in nearly 5 years, the USPS Board of Governors - through recent congressional appointments- has a quorum

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Wed, Oct 2, 2019

With Brexit, the UK is one stands alone from the EU as one of Canada’s leading export markets. Jet Worldwide provides low cost parcel shipping solutions for delivery to England, Wales, Scotland and the entire UK.   Brexit does not change the customs clearance process for goods shipped from Canada to the UK.    However, Brexit does affects goods sent to the EU via the UK.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sun, Sep 15, 2019

On line e-commerce is driving international parcel volume at unprecedented rates.
While Amazon dominates, the market growth is widespread across retailers and business sectors. Analyst predict the US delivery market will over 100 million pieces per day within the next decade.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Mon, Sep 9, 2019

As more and more online companies ship international via air cargo, the question of chargeable weight - especially as it relates to volumetric pricing - can become significant unknown costs.   While all shipments are subject to volume pricing, the affect on air - versus surface - is much more significant.      

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sat, Sep 7, 2019