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Time shipments to avoid closures during Chinese New Year’s Holiday

Office and factory closures for the upcoming Chinese New Year can last from February 18 to March 5, depending on the country.  But the potential for delays extends to the weeks just prior to the holiday, when there is usually a surge of shipments by companies trying to avoid the holiday closure.

Contact Debbie McGuire, Manager – Freight Solutions for more information on the holiday schedule in the country where you do business.

Quick Tip #16
Ensure basic information is completed on all commercial invoices

The commercial invoice is the basis for the Canadian customs entry and determines any applicable duties and taxes. Ensuring proper information is included is vital for the accurate processing of your shipment. The following information should always be shown:

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