CARM: What all importers need to know about CARM

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What freight quotation is best for your product?

Don’t sign off on a shipment until you have confirmed the quotation is the right match for your product.  For example, a truck shipment going from Los Angeles to Toronto could be quoted per pallet, per pound, per mile or per linear foot of space taken on the truck.

     Kathryn Stark, Customs Operations – Fort Erie

Kathryn Stark, Customs Operations – Fort Erie

Quick Tip #45
Secure written quotations for all traffic lanes and pay careful attention to the validity dates – Understand the assessorial charges right from the start

Freight rates can change frequently – sometimes every 1-2 weeks. It is important to pay attention to the validity dates to ensure you have requested an updated rate at the time of your shipment.

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