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How to establish a Canada to US Logistics Company

Creating your very own Canada to US logistics company is a very wise way to enhance your profit margin considerably while simultaneously greatly reducing costs; and at the same time getting a lot of exposure for your product.  Deciding to establish a Canada to US logistics company can be very rewarding as well as a very stressful event. So in order to ensure that your experience will be one that goes smoothly, here are a few easy steps that will greatly assist you in the set up of your Canada to US logistics company.

  1. Make sure that you always research  your product:

If you haven’t yet decided on what kinds of products you wish to sell, researching your competition is a very smart business move. In order to be successful in the import business, you will need to sell top quality products and bring in considerable profits after all other expenses. Not to mention you need to stand behind what you import.  So make sure to do some thorough research by searching the internet and by speaking with others. This will go a long way in the success of your Canada to US logistics company.

  1. Can you import your products?

Most products are able to be imported although certain kinds of equipment, food or plants cannot be internationally shipped.  If you contact the export bureaus of the areas that carry the kinds of items that you are in need of this will greatly benefit you. You are now in the position to determine ifyou are able to import these products to your place of business. The Department of Trade and Industry Import Licensing Branch is the place to contact to find out if you are in need of a license. Taking the time to sort this out will save you a lot of headaches.

  1. Make sure you have a registration number and a licensed customs broker:

There are many legal requirements that you just can’t get around and that must be met before running your new Canada to US Logistics Company. Determine the permits and licenses (State, federal or local) that are mandatory.  Simply go down to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service and speak with a licensed customs broker. All of the complicated paperwork will be handled for you. It is a time saver and well worth it in the long run.

  1. Strong business relationships are a must:

Creating and maintaining solid business relationships with your buyers will ensure many more   business dealings in the future. This will really benefit your company in many ways. Top quality customer service is what some businesses lack. Just think of who you would rather do business with.  Making this your top priority is what will bring your company much future success.

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