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Not only do we deliver innovative supply chain solutions to customers around the world, we also offer resources and tools that help make the shipping process simple and stress-free.

Explore our trade resources to stay informed about the ongoing changes to international shipping regulations, optimize your container strategy, plan your global shipments with improved efficiency, and more. These resources can help cut your costs and minimize risks, all while continually improving outcomes.

Trade Compliance and Policy Seminars

Stay informed about the ongoing changes to international shipping regulations with these fast-paced, stimulating compliance seminars.
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IMO 2020 Resource Guide

On January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 regulations will go into effect. These new regulations will no doubt have a significant impact on global trade, but their exact ramifications are nearly impossible to predict. C.H. Robinson has leveraged our experts around the globe to create a resource guide to help you prepare and work through the changes necessary for IMO 2020.
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Incoterms® Tool

Who bears the risk in your transaction, and when does the risk transfer from buyer to seller? Review these shipping terms.
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U.S. Ocean LCL Export Sailing Schedule

Plan your global ocean shipments by checking the current sailing details for U.S. ocean LCL export consolidations.
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Client Advisories

You need to be up to date on any and all changes that affect your shipments. Our client advisories are meant to do just that.
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CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM)

CARM, the new Canadian import system, is a multi-year initiative from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). It is meant to streamline and automate business processes and offer online self-service tools for imported commercial goods. The implementation of CARM will affect all goods imported into Canada. CARM will drastically impact the way importers interface with the CBSA.
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PARS Tracker/Rapid Lookup Service

The Pre-Arrival Review System (PARS) Tracker lets truckload and LTL carriers moving freight from the United States to Canada search for a PARS number—a way to confirm that C.H. Robinson has submitted an entry for release of the cargo from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and that the entry has been accepted by CBSA. Once an entry has been accepted by CBSA, the carrier may proceed to the border for final processing and crossing into Canada.
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PAPS Tracker

The Pre-Arrival Processing System (PAPS) Tracker lets truckload and LTL carriers moving freight from Canada to the United States search for a PAPS number—a way to confirm that C.H. Robinson has submitted an entry for release of the cargo from U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and that the entry has been accepted by CBP. Once an entry has been accepted by CBP, the carrier can proceed to the border for final processing and crossing into the United States.
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Canadian Logistics Forms and Links

Locate forms and resource links that support freight forwarding, customs brokerage and surface transportation in Canada.
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Canadian Exchange Rate

This interactive database allows you to view the international customs exchange rates to and from the Canadian dollar for the past year. This can be useful in projecting the cost of shipments to and from various countries.
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