Shipping Resources from Purolator International
Purolator's US to Canada shipping solutions simplify Canadian distribution, reduce paperwork and increase your shipment control. Our superior network and resources in Canada allow us to excel in international distribution and be more flexible in the development of solutions for our customers. Our resources can supply the answers you seek concerning logistics and distribution in Canada. LTL trucking service provided by us help companies looking to enter or expand in the Canadian market and reach their business goals.
Purolator Inc., a Canada Post company and our parent company, is Canada's largest integrated parcel and freight delivery services provider. Purolator International and Purolator make a potent partnership for both US to Canada shipping and innovative global trade solutions.
Border Wait Times
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
The Canada Border Service Agency ensures the security and prosperity of Canada by managing the access of people and products shipping from USA to Canada. Provided here are the border wait times of CBSA.
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
As the border agency of the United States, the CBP mission is for the protection of America and the American people including monitoring of imports from Canada. US freight border wait times are provided here.
Weather & Currency
The Weather Network
The Weather Network is Canada's only English specialty channel devoted to the weather. Pelmorex Inc. (the parent company that owns and operates the broadcasting license for The Weather Network) offers a full range of weather-related products, services and multimedia applications to a number of consumer and commercial clients. Their services make the job of U.S. to Canada freight forwarders easier.
Canadian Weather Watches & Warnings
The Weather Network provides an emergency alerting service that collects and distributes both weather and non-weather warnings. Current weather alerts are listed here issued by Environment Canada. LTL trucking company shipping to Canada and the general public can find the information provided here most helpful.
The Universal Currency Converter
This currency converter tool provided by XE.com simplifies the exchange of goods between the US and Canada. US freight and package shippers can utilize this tool to make their exchanges easier.
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
The Canada Border Service Agency ensures the security and prosperity of Canada by managing the and the access of people and freight from USA to Canada. Canadian customs regulations and information can be found here.
U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP)
As the border agency of the United States, the CBP mission is for the protection of America and the American people including monitoring of imports from Canada.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
The Canada Revenue Agency administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories with various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system. Those selling goods and shipping to Canada will find the information provided here useful.
United States International Trade Commission (USITC)
The United States International Trade Commission is an independent Federal agency with broad investigative responsibilities on matters of trade. They serve as a Federal resource where trade data and other trade policy-related information are gathered and analyzed. The Commission provides the public with information to promote an understanding of international freight, Canada. US International Trade Commission also provides the public with information to promote an understanding of trade with other countries.
U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA)
The International Trade Administration creates prosperity by strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements. Their site, Trade.gov, provides access to ITA's valuable information and services regarding U.S. international trade policy to many including customs brokers. Canada specific trade information can also be found here.
Government of Canada – Trade & Investment
The Canadian Consulate General assists Canada and the United States in enjoying an economic partnership unique in the contemporary world. They share the world's longest non-militarized borders and the world's largest and most comprehensive trading relationship. They work together to have a strategy regarding US and Canadian border customs that results in fast, efficient and secure movement of low-risk trade and travelers to and within North America.
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
The CSCMP provides educational, career development, and networking opportunities for individuals involved in supply chain management and members in the profession. Their services help guide the evolving supply chain management profession by developing, advancing, and disseminating supply chain knowledge and research.
Express Carriers Association (ECA)
The ECA develops business between carriers, shippers and vendors of products and services to the transportation industry. They assist carriers and shippers in taking advantage of the new technology and transportation solutions and provide networking opportunities to their members.
Express Delivery & Logistics Association (XLA)
XLA provides an effective voice for the express delivery and logistics industry by exercising the best practices promoting the trade. They sponsor professional educational programs designed to increase excellence and efficiency and promote the interests of the industry in political, legal and regulatory arenas. In addition, XLA maintains close contact with Congressional and Administration leaders, as well as with related associations in other nations and with various American, foreign and international trade groups.
Foreign Trade Association (FTA)
The FTA promotes and encourages international commerce and economic growth in Southern California and worldwide. The organization works to foster and stimulate interest in international trade and business through high quality meetings, educational courses, seminars and conferences. Cooperating with is members, the FTA provides informational trade updates and services, program and newsletters to embrace international trade.
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
The RILA is the trade association of the largest and fastest growing companies in the retail industry. Its members include retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers. They encourage retailers and suppliers to work together for the benefit of the consumer and the retail industry. They also provide their members with the most timely and innovative research in the retail industry.
Air Cargo World
Air Cargo World is a business media publication serving the international air freight industry. They provide news on air logistics in the interest of leading shippers and freight forwarders. Canada, the United States and various other countries look to the information provided by Air Cargo as a way to reach the largest and most qualified audience throughout the international trade community.
American Shipper is a journal of international logistics designed to serve the information needs of shippers, carriers and third parties involved in international transportation and for executives managing international logistics and supply chains. They encourage participating companies and freight forwarders in Canada and the US to promote their services and discuss solutions to the supply chain and logistics concerns.
DC Velocity is a logistics magazine publication in the Supply Chain field focusing solely and specifically on large Distribution Center operations and further distinguishes itself by delivering its customers' marketing messages to a precisely targeted audience. Whether it's external logistics functions like transportation and site selection, or internal functions like distribution center operations, readers and freight transport companies in Canada find the information they need on all aspects of logistics operations.
Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies (GL&SCS )
Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies magazine is a publication for executives at the highest levels of supply chain management. Providing case studies, features and executive interviews for a wealth of information on today's leading-edge strategies and real-world solutions to maximize supply chain efficiency. With their SupplyChainBrain.com acting as a valuable supply chain management information source on the web, visitors dealing in freight shipping - Canada and abroad - can utilize the site's frequently updated research tools.
Inbound Logistics provides today's business logistics managers with the information they need to speed cycle times, reduce inventories, and use the logistics expertise of those familiar with US to Canada shipping and other export markets thereby allowing them to get closer to their markets and customers. Through the use of inbound logistics techniques, readers discover and create wealth for their companies.
The Journal of Commerce
The Journal of Commerce provides authoritative editorial content for international logistics executives to help them plan their global supply chain and better manage their day-to-day logistics needs and international freight. Canada, US and many other countries benefit from this information that is delivered through news, analysis, case studies, and perspective pieces.
Logistics Management is a monthly magazine for supply chain professionals. Their web-based extension of the magazine includes additional resources and links to other news sources. They offer industry news and in-depth analysis on the major forms of shipping freight in Canada, the United States, Europe and beyond, plus information on products, technologies, government regulations and international logistics.
Logistics Today covers the logistics, transportation, distribution, and supply chain market. Each issue of Logistics Today explores the news, trends, and issues that buyers find vital to the understanding, selection, acquisition and deployment of logistics and supply chain solutions.
Parcel Shipping & Distribution
Parcel Shipping & Distribution provides insights for improved parcel operations and cost control, access to experts familiar with the entire process, and other useful information for freight transport companies in Canada and the World. Whether you're with a small, e-based startup or an established brick-and-mortar giant, each issue of Parcel Shipping & Distribution has something of value for you.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive (formerly iSource Business) is a magazine that covers the end-to-end supply and demand chain, providing intelligence and information to executives and management professionals at midsize to large enterprises that are enabling their supply and demand chains for competitive advantage. Their print and online articles reflect the voice and perspective of supply and demand chain leaders who can provide practical insights into successful process changes and new technologies.
Supply Chain Digest
Supply Chain Digest is a weekly, on-line newsletter with information, news and commentary that summarizes and synthesizes important information for busy supply chain and logistics professionals. They review hundreds of news articles, research reports, analyst opinions and other news sources to identify the information and news that is most valuable you. This information is put into context offering insight into important issues and trends.
Traffic World is a weekly, paid publication with quality editorial on trends and developments in logistics and supply-chain management. It provides updated information to those working with customs, Canada and worldwide, and benefits those shipping from Canada to the US and around the world. In the September 12, 2005 issue of Traffic World, writer William Hoffman details how Purolator USA has helped Saint-Gobain abrasives simplify cross-border distribution to Canada.
Electronic Business' website and monthly magazine are specifically geared to provide unique and accurate perspectives, insight and analysis that senior electronics managers need to make better-informed business decisions. It covers a wide span of topics of concern to senior managers across the electronics industry and focuses on the key issues that senior executives need to understand to successfully manage their companies in a highly volatile and competitive business environment.
Electronics Supply & Manufacturing
Electronics Supply & Manufacturing supplies a monthly print magazine and Web site, created to serve the needs of the 21st century OEM manager. Its central editorial mission is to provide in-depth global coverage of the trends and issues that impact the business. Functional managers can implement their practical, usable information and apply it immediately to improve the business and financial performance within their companies and within their supply and design chains.
Industry Week (IW)
Industry Week leads senior manufacturing executives through the business issues, strategies, trends and technologies that will help them succeed in today's "better, faster, cheaper" global economy. Providing print publications and e-newsletters to your home or mobile pc on the challenges facing today's manufacturing companies.
World Trade serves U.S. manufacturers who export/import. Subscribers are those in charge of transportation services, logistics and import/export firms including wholesale and retail trade worldwide and in Canada. Customs brokers and Canada freight forwarders qualify as eligible subscribers of this publication.
STORES is published monthly and delivered either in print or via email. Subscriptions are offered free to retailers and to members of the National Retail Federation. Paid subscriptions are available for non-retailer non-members.
Schedule B Export Codes
Trade transactions are classified under approximately 8,000 different products leaving the United States. Every item that is exported is assigned a unique 10-digit identification code and becomes a part of a series of progressively broader product categories. Exports codes (which the U.S. calls Schedule B) are administered by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here you can search, browse, download or just simply learn about Schedule B Export Codes.
IATA Airport Codes
IATA Airport Codes provides you with the ability to search for a code or an airport. Here you will find lists of cities and airports throughout the world with the 3-letter location identifier code for airports and cities.