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.
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.
Cross border E-commerce merchants have to balance the need for lowest cost with secure timely delivery. Jet helps companies uncover the best practices.
Cross border e-commerce shipments are increasingly transitioning to ocean shipments. Using Section 321 type 86 entries, e-commerce merchants can clear e-commerce orders shipped via individual parcels shipped via ocean freight.
Sending international shipments to Europe has never easier. Knowing the basic rules and regulations helps ensure predictable clearance, costs and transit times. The Canadian European free trade agreement CETA provides duty free access for Canadian companies who ship qualifying goods. Securing duty free entry may only require a certification on the invoice.
When shipping international parcels, an important concept to understand is valuation. The declared value is a key determinant of the import process and duty assessment. Over declared values result in needless costs and under-declared values can result in significant fines and legal actions.In this blog, explore the basics concepts regarding valuation for shipping parcels