With the national implementation
of ACROSS (Revenue Canada's Accelerated Commercial Release Operations
Support System), J.B. Ellis steps to the forefront both in terms of
customs release and personalized service.
This is how efficient and easy the
|1.||receives a request to ship goods to
|2.||fills the order and prepares the
bill of lading and invoice for customs,
|3.||adds the unique shipment identifier
number in the form of a bar-code label to the bill of lading and presents
it to the carrier,
|4.||faxes a copy of the bar code bill of
lading and invoice to J.B. Ellis, (or sends data electronically).
It's that easy!
The only change for the shipper is the addition of the bar-code label to
the bill of lading, and we can supply the labels.
From then on it's up to J.B.
|1.||We receive your faxed copy of
the bill of lading and invoice.
|2.||We transmit the necessary
release data to Canada Customs' computer system using the unique shipment
identifier number as the locator.
|3.||We monitor the process while
customs officers review the information and make a release/examine
decision which they add to the electronic file... all this while your
shipment is enroute to Canada.
|4.||We confirm the customs'
release and account for the applicable duties and taxes owing.
|5.||We provide an all-inclusive
statement of all your transactions at the end of the month, minimizing
your paper burden while maximizing your duty/tax cash flow.
At the Border:
|1.||The carrier hands the customs
officer the bill of lading and the officer scans the bar-code.
|2.||The customs officer advises the
carrier when the goods are released.
|3.||A release decision allows the
carrier to deliver the shipment to destination.