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Image: NEI logoStress Free Movements for Time-Sensitive Goods

Type: In-class seminar
Name: Shipping Perishables
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Place: Pacific Customs Brokers, 17637 1st Avenue, Surrey, BC
Presenter: Robin Olafson
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PT
Fee: $97 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Shipping products long distances is stressful enough, but add an expiry date on that same cargo - as you must on anything perishable - and the stress multiplies significantly. Are you interested in learning the pros and cons of shipping perishable products, the modes of transportation available, shipping equipment, routing options and transit times? If you are considering shipping perishables and want to learn how to protect your product, security requirements for perishable shipments as well as which additional documents are required then this seminar is for you. Let's take the stress and fear out of moving your perishables across land, sea, air and all of their borders.

Topics Include

  • The product's strengths and weaknesses
  • Shipment handling
  • Shipping equipment - know what it can and cannot do for you
  • Routing options and transit times
  • How to protect your product
  • Security requirements (domestic and foreign)
  • Documentation
  • Customs (domestic and foreign)
  • CFIA
  • Foreign food inspection agencies

Who Should Attend

Owners, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators and Logistics staff of companies:

  • Considering shipping perishable goods
  • Responsible for transportation selection
  • Responsible for customs compliance
  • Involved in the movement of perishables

Additional Resources

Have questions or comments about this course? Call 888.538.1566 or email us today.

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