APEC – Regional Single Window (RSW)- A Path Forward for Implementation

With all the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) countries having now implemented some level of a Single Window system for the processing of Customs documents, great efficiencies have been realized in each economy.   Giving an international trader a single access-point to interact with Customs and OGD’s (Other Gov’t Departments) to exchange documents and information has unquestionably helped to raise [...]

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What are CBSA AMPS Penalties?

The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) is a monetary penalty system for punishing commercial companies who infringe the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) trade and border regulations. Similar to other laws, the CBSA uses AMPS to regulate and ensure uniform treatment is afforded to all businesses operating in Canada. The consequences of violating the AMPS regulations are stipulated [...]

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Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) RNS (Release Notification System) & ACI eManifest Notices (D4 Notices)

CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) is a federal agency that was established in late 2003 to protect the country's borders against illegal travel and trade. The organization incorporates nearly twelve thousand service men and women to help Canada build strong ties with the rest of the world. Some of the significant tasks that come under this corporate entity include [...]

Use of EDI in the Transportation Industry

EDI or Electronic Data Interchange is a network of machines communicating with each other to facilitate coordination between two or more business entities. It is imperative for players in the transportation industry to adapt to this advanced communication technology to work closely with their business partners. One significant difference between an EDI and a regular email server is email [...]

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