Posted by Tim Byrnes on Tue, Apr 2, 2019

As cross border trade has been the subject of geopolitical headlines, American’s northern neighbour, Canada, is  increasingly recognized for the opportunity it represents.   US merchants are coming to realize that the greatest opportunities are right next door.  American businesses are increasingly looking to export and, when they do, Canada is the best place to start.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sat, Mar 30, 2019

Montreal is a leading international city that depends on low cost international shipping to connect to the US and around the world.    Many Montreal based companies are connecting to suppliers and cusstomers  to China, Mexico, Germany, France and around the globe.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Fri, Mar 29, 2019

 

The UK's traditional role as a logistics gateway to the EU for American and Canadian parcels has been all but vanished by Brexit. For most parcel logistics firms, Brexit is already a reality that needs to dealt with, regardless of future deadlines and headlines.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Tue, Mar 26, 2019

There are significant opportunities for Canadian companies in Brazil in sectors including infrastructure, education, technology, AI, oil and gas, aerospace, and automotive.. Canadian companies rely on low cost parcel shipping Brazil from Canada to connect with their Brazilian customers, suppliers and partners.    

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Mon, Mar 18, 2019

As the capital of a country that depends on international trade, international shipments from Ottawa- Gatineau to the US and overseas are seeing incredible growth.   Along with the government sector, technology companies (led by Shopify) will contribute the most to export parcels  to the United States, Europe and around the world.   Companies based in Ottawa-Gatineau rely on low cost parcel shipping solutions for delivery to the US.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Tue, Mar 12, 2019

 The general public has been awakened to a fact that parcel logistics professionals have known for decades: Cross border e-commerce parcels are delivered for far less than local businesses pay for domestic delivery. The economic phenomena of cross border e-commerce has been largely made possible by “subsidized / below cost postal deliveries.” This will change in 2019.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Sat, Mar 9, 2019

Trade between Canada and South Korea will continue to grow as Canadian and Korean firms benefit from the Korean - Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA). This free trade agreement eliminates virtually all duty on Canadian goods sent to Canada starting in 2019.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Tue, Mar 5, 2019

The Trump administration  announced a new round of trade restrictions:    Imports from Turkey and India will no longer be given preferential duty free entry on thousands of goods under the US GSP rules.

Although shipments from Turkey and India will no longer benefit from preferential duty free entry to the USA, incredible e-commerce opportunities remain .  

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Mon, Mar 4, 2019

For many Quebec companies, the largest exports market - by far - is the United States. Quebec companies in general are largely focused on exports with exports to the US representing around 20% of Quebec’s GDP.

Quebec companies rely on low cost parcel shipping solutions from Quebec to the US.

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Posted by Tim Byrnes on Fri, Mar 1, 2019

 

The European e-commerce market is thriving - especially with cross-border online shopping. Non-EU companies formerly with a UK centric approach are urgently seeking border free EU delivery with Brexit.

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