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ARGO Customs Brokers Toronto- Classification of dangerous goods

ARGO Customs Brokers Toronto- Classification of dangerous goods : Under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, shippers are responsible for classifying dangerous goods, completing documentation, selecting the proper means of containment and displaying dangerous goods safety marks on the container.Proper classification is crucial in ensuring safety as misclassified goods pose a risk of not being […]

Toronto ARGO Customs Brokers: The Single Window Initiative (SWI) CBSA

Toronto ARGO Customs Brokers: The Single Window Initiative (SWI) is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) led initiative, comprising ten Participating Government Departments and Agencies (PGA), encompassing 39 programs, working together to provide Trade Chain Partners (TCP) with a single window solution.  The PGAs involved are as follows: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Canadian Nuclear Safety […]

CARGO Control Number

ARGO Customs Brokers Toronto: As the entity responsible for issuing cargo control numbers (CCNs) to clients, it is important to ensure you are not issuing duplicate CCNs. When a duplicate CCN is issued, this causes the customs broker to receive a reject message on their release transaction and costs all groups time and money to rectify.  […]


ARGO Toronto Customs Brokers: This message pertains to imports of wheat products classified under Customs Tariff headings: 11.01, 11.03, 11.04, 11.08, 11.09, 19.01, 19.02, 19.04, 19.05 and 23.02.   The purpose of this message is to inform you that the 2014-2015 Wheat Products tariff rate quota will be filled as of 11:59 p.m local time on October 24, […]

ARGO TORONTO Customs Brokers news: Ambassador Bridge into Windsor detour.

ARGO TORONTO Customs Brokers: All traffic coming off the Ambassador Bridge into Windsor will be directed on to Wyandotte Street West starting on Friday night to allow for road repairs on southbound Huron Church Road near the bridge. Lane restrictions will begin Thursday at 9 p.m. on a stretch of Huron Church between Wyandotte and College Avenue, according to city […]

ARGO Customs Brokers: General Preferential Tariff (GPT) is withdrawn, effective January 1, 2015

ARGO Canadian Customs Brokers: General Preferential Tariff (GPT) is withdrawn, effective January 1, 2015, from all goods that originate in 72 higher-income and trade-competitive countries (out of current 176 beneficiaries). Such goods must be accounted for under the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff (MFN). Entitlement to the General Preferential Tariff is withdrawn in respect of all goods that originate in […]