Canada Customs Brokerage
At SFI, we prioritize client needs by offering personalized and experienced customs brokerage services throughout Canada.
As your Canadian custom brokers, our expert team covers all aspects of your import needs, simplifying cross-border logistics and customs clearance so you can focus on growing your business.
Nationwide Customs Clearance
We handle customs clearance for all types of shipments, including ocean, truck, courier, air, and pipeline. With the capability to clear shipments at any Canadian port, we provide a seamless service experience, catering to various product industries.
Beyond obtaining clearance approvals, our qualified team is also knowledgeable about the clearance process and can help in several key areas:
- Customs Documentation: Preparation of all required customs documents to ensure compliance and smooth processing.
- Duty Drawbacks & Duty Deferrals: Assistance in managing duty drawbacks and deferrals to minimize your overhead shipping costs.
- Tariff Classification and Valuation: Expertise in navigating complex tariff classifications and valuations for accurate duty assessments.
- Import/Export Permits: Acting as authorized agents, we obtain necessary permits for regulated commodities in Canada, ensuring legal compliance.
At SFI, our Canadian customs brokers take pride in delivering personalized services. We make it a point to know each of our customers by name, understanding the unique needs of your business as they pertain to customs clearance. By closely working with you, we craft customized solutions that streamline the clearance process, ensuring the swift release of your goods. Should concerns or issues arise, our team is adept at identifying compliant and efficient resolutions maintaining the smooth flow of your logistics operations.
Benefit from our fully integrated EDI capabilities, reducing customs inquiries and duty adjustments while providing accurate and up-to-date information regarding your goods. Our established connections with government agencies in both Canada and the U.S. are instrumental in minimizing post-release customs inquiries and adjustments, enhancing the efficiency of your customs dealings.
Senior Management Consulting
Looking to streamline, update, or develop a customs brokerage plan? Our customers benefit from accessing our senior management consulting services for expert guidance.
Enjoy electronic access to shipment and clearance documentation for proper filing and relevant internal purposes via our customs brokerage services.
We provide reliable inland delivery services for shipping and logistics, whether your goods are travelling across provincial lines or the U.S. border or require final mile support.
We offer both temporary and continuous bonding services, guaranteeing the payment of duties, taxes, and compliance with customs regulations on behalf of your business.
No need to verify your operations for proper customs clearance, as our team of experts conducts compliance audits to ensure your operations meet regulatory standards. We can also help you make the necessary adjustments as needed.
Why Choose Strader-Ferris International
We’re Canadian customs brokers who genuinely stand apart. While other service providers prolong and complicate the cross-border logistics process, we take a customer-centric approach that prioritizes your immediate and long-term needs. Our experts invest time in understanding your business, providing a dedicated team focused on delivering results and a seamless experience.
With a trusted record of handling over 2,000,000 cross-border shipments, our approach is recognized as best-in-class. Since our founding in 1953, SFI has remained a privately owned and managed entity, consistently adapting to industry trends and innovating to enhance our customers' success in both national and international markets.
We welcome you to reach out to us and find out how our solution-oriented and personable Canadian customs brokers handle your customs needs differently.
CTPAT and PIP Participation
SFI is a proud participant in U.S. Customs and Border Protection's CTPAT as well as Canada Border Services Agency's PIP programs.
- CTPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism): CTPAT encourages voluntary partnerships to enhance supply chain security, reducing risks and facilitating expedited customs clearance. It focuses on security measures and risk assessments.
- PIP Participation (Partners in Protection): PIP is Canada's voluntary program fostering cooperation between businesses and CBSA to improve border security, streamline processes, and mitigate risks within the supply chain.
Interested in becoming a part of these programs? SFI can help! Our customs brokerage services are here to walk you through the application process.
How to Get Started
We make switching to SFI simple and seamless, just like our services. In many cases, our customer transitions are personally handled by our senior management and ownership team. This ensures your business receives a personalized and adaptable onboarding experience that is unique to us.
During the process, we use our experience and expertise to provide guidance on shipping and import/export options that will help improve your business. Our guarantee to you is that we can complement any pace or degree of customer-driven adoption of our services, ultimately building a successful long-term partnership with your company.
Connect with Us Today
Our customs broker services ensure seamless navigation through complex customs procedures, guaranteed compliance, and expedited clearance for your shipments. To learn more, reach out to us.