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Covid-19 Keeping your freight moving in uncertain times

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ALERTS

COVID-19 disruption – we're here to help

COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic by The World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, with the spread of the coronavirus across more than 100 countries. In the past months COVID-19 has created a great deal of confusion and disruption throughout the world to business and to people's day-to-day lives. Although this is a rapidly evolving situation, the virus will be part of our personal and professional lives for the foreseeable future.

Our priority at Universal Logistics is the safety of our employees and the community while, at the same time, ensuring the resources and services we provide our clients remain uninterrupted. We want to keep your freight moving in these uncertain times.

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, Universal is doing everything we can to support our clients. We are committed to keeping you informed of the ever changing trade environment and related issues impacting your business. We know you have a lot of questions – please remember we're here to help.

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Learn more by reading our COVID-19 email alerts, presented below in chronological order.


COVID-19 Remission Order not just for PPE – Toronto, May 28, 2020
Canada-U.S. border closure extended to June 21, 2020 – Toronto, May 19, 2020
Canadian tariff relief for COVID-19 PPE and certain medical goods – Toronto, May 7, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, April 28, 2020
Canada-U.S. border closure extended another 30 days – Toronto, April 21, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, April 7, 2020
COVID-19 – Importing Medical Supplies into Canada – Toronto, April 1, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, March 31, 2020
Duty and GST Deferral to June 30, 2020 – Toronto, March 31, 2020
COVID-19 – FAQs to keep your freight moving – Toronto, March 27, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, March 24, 2020
COVID-19 – Universal Logistics fully operational – Toronto, March 24, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, March 19, 2020
Logistics solutions... We're here to help! – Toronto, March 19, 2020
Canada-U.S. agree to close border to non-essential travel – Toronto, March 18, 2020
Canada to close borders to certain travellers not trade – Toronto, March 17, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – Toronto, March 12, 2020
Impact of Coronavirus on Air & Ocean Freight – Toronto, February 7, 2020
18 Alerts

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Tip #9 – How to cut import duties and taxes paid on freight deliveries

Make sure you insist that freight charges are shown on your Supplier's Commercial Invoices.



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