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Choose landed cost over duty and tax

Last updated on April 19th, 2022 - Choose landed cost over duty and tax Learn why duty and tax calculations alone are not enough for cross-border shipments, and why a full landed cost is the only reasonable solution. When it comes to landed cost, most people think that duties and taxes are the only fees that an international order incurs. Duties and taxes only account for a fraction of the total...

5 things you should know about landed cost

Last updated on June 8th, 2022 - If you have previous experience with international orders or have done any research on selling abroad, you’ve no doubt come across the words – “duty and tax”. But how many times have you seen the term: “landed cost”? Let’s help you decode cross-border as we explain the essential facts about landed cost that no one’s been telling you. 1. Landed cost is more than...

Managing international shipping costs in 2022: 5 best practices

Last updated on June 13th, 2022 - Shipping costs can be one of the biggest expenses that retailers will encounter when trying to build a successful ecommerce brand. When you’re shipping orders internationally, this is amplified even further. On top of worrying about taxes and duties, merchants end up spending considerable time and energy trying to access the cheapest shipping rates. In addition...

The CBP’s classification and duty change for women’s footwear

Last updated on June 13th, 2022 - If you’re located in the United States (US) or sell goods into the US and sell or purchase foreign women’s shoes, boy do we have news for you. Depending on the cost and style of the shoes you are importing into the US, the price may have just gone up for you.. on duty that is. Customs Border Protection (CBP) has changed the duty on girls’ and women’s closed-toe...

Singapore’s upcoming 2023 GST scheme explained

Last updated on June 13th, 2022 - Learn about the upcoming Singapore de minimis and GST collection changes. Singapore, like many other countries across the globe such as the United Kingdom, Australia, and countries in the European Union, is changing the way they handle the collection of goods and services tax (GST) on low-value imports. Effective January 1, 2023, the import GST de minimis will...

6 things you need to know about Canada CARM

Last updated on June 13th, 2022 - Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) has been quite the hot topic in global trade as of late, but there is still a lot of confusion around it. With Canada being the 8th largest ecommerce market in the world, it is important to have a clear understanding of the following to ensure your imports into Canada are not hindered:...

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