We combine our high degree of technical expertise with the latest in automation to provide an unsurpassed level of customs brokerage service. All releases and all entries are initiated from a single location. We provide all our North American customers with toll free communication (telephone and facsimile) to that central office. Recent Revenue Canada initiatives allow us to conduct all of our business, all across Canada, from a single location - regardless of the point of Customs release.
J.B.Ellis will tailor-make a program to suit your individual needs and ensure you are paying the lowest legal amount payable for duties and taxes. We have a sound knowledge of the Customs Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Special Import Measures Act, the Harmonized Tariff, NAFTA, Remissions, Refunds, Drawbacks, Seizure Appeals and all other aspects of the importation process.
We help you select the mode of transportation, the carrier and the routing. Depending on volumes, weight, cubic measurement and delivery time frames we may be able to save you a considerable amount of time and money.
Small Parcel Service
We offer a door-to-door import/export program for those customers who wish to ship small packages (weighing up to 32 kgs or 70 lbs). Your parcels will clear customs promptly and will be delivered via air or ground transportation. Our knowledgeable staff will review your shipping requirements and suggest the most beneficial program available, both in terms of cost and delivery times.
Export & Import Permit Issuance and Control
J.B. Ellis are an approved agent of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. As such we have the ability to generate import and export permits for controlled goods. With the signing of the Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Agreement, we use our newly developed software to keep track of quota account balances, transfers, exports quantities by mill and by province. This control mechanism allows us to generate management reports which, according to our clients, is critical information in managing their export sales.
Our high degree of automation and our PC base allows us to react quickly to the changing business environment. Whether we are providing customized management reports on import transactions over the past year, or developing new software control mechanisms for softwood lumber entering the US, you can be assured of prompt, efficient service and exceptional results.
Whether you want to forward a sawmill to South America or, you simply need a break bulk and distribution service to receive your imported goods and forward them to your customer base across Canada, J.B. Ellis is your full service solution.
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