Canada Announces Provisional Safeguard Surtax on Imported Steel

Provisional Safeguard Surtax on Certain Imported Steel The Department of Finance Canada has announced that, effective October 25, 2018, new safeguards will come into force to prevent the diversion of foreign steel products into Canada. The Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods (Surtax Order) will be applicable to imports from all

Deborah Osborne Re-Elected to CSCB Board of Directors

Congratulations to Deborah Osborne, PF Collins’ Vice-President of Customs & Consulting, on being re-elected to the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB) Board of Directors for 2018-2019! Deborah is a licensed Customs Broker and senior manager with over 30 years of experience in implementing customs brokerage and trade compliance programs across US and Canada and providing

What is a Freight Forwarder?

What is a Freight Forwarder? As opportunities for doing business internationally increase, importing and exporting are becoming critical factors to a company’s success. However, many businesses do not have the in-house resources to manage all of the activities associated with shipping internationally. Therefore, they rely on a Freight Forwarder to arrange for the shipment of