Temporarily Reduced Hours at Canadian Border Crossings

April 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the temporary reduction of service hours at Canadian border crossings along the Canada-United States border. The changes go into effect on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:59 EDT and will remain in effect until the Government of Canada’s restrictions on entry into

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Duty Relief for COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies

April 6, 2020

Duty Relief for COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, only first response organizations could claim duty relief on PPE and medical supplies. However, duty relief is now available to all importers of PPE and medical supplies.  On May 6, 2020, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) released Customs Notice 20-19, Certain Goods

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COVID-19 Response

March 20, 2020

PF Collins COVID-19 Response In response to the changing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, PF Collins is making every effort to ensure the health and safety of our staff, clients, and community. We are committed to ensuring we are following the recommendations advised by our healthcare authorities while continuing to provide the same level of

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Notice to Clients | Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 13, 2020

Notice to Clients | Coronavirus (COVID-19)  The declaration of Coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic is a realization by health officials that the virus is expected to impact populations all around the world. At PF Collins we are committed to maintaining our services in the supply chain, subject as always to the health and safety of

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Importing Vehicles from the U.S. into Canada

February 3, 2020

Importing Vehicles from the U.S. into Canada Transport Canada’s Registrar of Imported Vehicles (RIV) is a national program allowing Canadians to import vehicles purchased at retail from the U.S. into Canada. Upon import, vehicles are registered, inspected and certified for compliance with requirements under Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and Regulations. Types of vehicles subject

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Incoterms 2020 | What are Incoterms?

January 28, 2020

What are Incoterms? Incoterms are a set of 11 internationally-recognized rules that define the responsibilities of sellers and buyers in international trade. First published in 1936, Incoterms were created to prevent disputes between sellers and buyers trading between countries. As international trade evolved, so did shipping modes, import/export regulations, and technology. Incoterms are updated to

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