Posts from Tim Byrnes

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

Posted by Tim Byrnes on Fri, Sep 6, 2019

The economic ties between Germany and Canada are growing due to online e-commerce and the Canadian European Free Trade Agreement (CETA).    Germany's is among Canada's largest trading partners with strong cultural, academic and interpersonal contacts. 

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sat, Aug 31, 2019

 

The UK is one of Canada’s  largest trading partners in Europe with strong historic and cultural history.   Even with the departure of the UK from the EU,  the strong trade between Canada and the UK continues.       Canadian companies rely on low cost shipping solutions for delivery to London, Manchester, Glasgow  and all the UK.    

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Wed, Aug 28, 2019

With increased online shipping to Canada, more questions are being raised about the import clearance costs in Canada. Especially from the US, shippers are often surprised to know that most parcel shipments to Canada are subject to duty and import fees.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Trade between Canada and Jordan is modest but growing thanks to The Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement (Canada's first free trade agreement with an Arab country).  Canada and Jordan enjoy close historic ties.     Canada’s top merchandise exports to Jordan were vehicles, electric machinery, wood, scientific instruments and paper. Canada’s main merchandise import from Jordan is clothing.   

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Wed, Aug 21, 2019

As American online e-commerce to Canada has grown, companies are seeking return solutions. The rate of shipments returned to US merchants has risen to an estimated 8 -10%. US manufacturer and retailers are looking for ways to manage better serve the Canadian market with new more efficient return processes.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sat, Aug 17, 2019

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is transitioning from reliance on few mega carriers and Amazon to selling direct to the "rest of the market." The USPS confirmed in its quarterly report that "certain major customers of the Postal Service" (namely Amazon and FedEx Smartpost) are diverting volume network from the USPS to their own networks.

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