The 5 Questions You Need To Ask A Customs Broker Before Hiring

9 November 2015
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If you are an importer, an exporter, or are simply planning to receive trans-border items, you can greatly benefit from the services of a customs broker. They help to facilitate the smooth and efficient clearing of goods at border points. They prepare the needed paper work, calculate and facilitate payment of duties and taxes, and they also deal with any other added requirements needed, e.g. special permits, exemptions, etc. If you are looking for a customs broker to help with the above services, make sure to find out about the following first: Read More 

The Risks of Buying a Used Refrigerated Van

30 June 2015
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Small companies debate whether they should use a new refrigerated van from a company like Star Freightlines or a used one to cater for their refrigerated transport needs. Each option has its pros and cons. This article discusses some risks that you may face if you choose to buy a used refrigerated van. Outdated Technology One of the biggest risks that you are likely to face if you decide to buy a used refrigerated truck is that it may have outdated technology. Read More 

Charter Flight Guidelines: 4 Types of Aircrafts to Choose From

31 March 2015
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Private charter flights allow individuals or groups to reserve a suitable aircraft for personal use. If you are going on a family vacation or your company is planning to attend a corporate event, this may be the ideal choice. The benefits of charter flights include comfort during the journey, convenience, privacy and increased productivity. There are different types of aircrafts available for charter programs from pertinent service providers. Your choice of the aircraft will depend on factors such as the number of passengers, the length of flight, price and the relative location of the destination. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Live Animal Freight Transport

27 January 2015
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There are many regulations when it comes to transporting live animals. Various jurisdictions as well as freight transporters have their own directives as to what and how they can transport the animals. However, there are some basic facts that you should be aware of so that you can make general preparations. The additional instructions and restrictions will be given by the specific freight transport company. Service Type Most freight transporting companies will only offer you live animal transport for a day or two. Read More