CARM: What all importers need to know about CARM



LVS, Low-Value Shipment Program

A Canada Customs program to speed up the release process for commercial imports by approved carriers valued at less than $3,300.00 CAD. Note: The LVS threshold was increased from $2,500.00 CAD to $3,300.00 CAD on July 1st, 2020 (when NAFTA was replaced by CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEC).

Quick Tip #57
When Incoterms are incomplete

The shipping term FOB (Free on Board) is incomplete when the port of shipment and country are omitted. Moreover, you could end up paying extra if an incorrect assumption (guess) is made about your port of shipment (many countries have multiple ports of shipment).

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