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The Three Classes of Canadian Exporter

    Most countries encourage manufacturers and distributors to export their product to other countries because exporting encourages production in the domestic country and thus increases employment and income.   In Canada, two Crown corporations, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Export Development Corporation (EDC) offer additional support to Canadian companies,...
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How To Identify Your Perfect Logistics Customer

In our last post, we explained how a shipper could identify a perfect service provider based on a fit of cost, core competency and corporate culture. The service provider in turn should target prospective customers based on those same criteria. COST While service costs will almost always be a major...
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How to Identify Your Perfect Logistics Partner

In our last post, we explained why it is so important for shippers to find the right logistics partner to help manage their global trade operations. While service costs are certainly a key consideration, the long-term success of the relationship is dependent on more than dollars and...
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Why Finding the Right Logistics Partner is Paramount

Too often, in the course of an intervention by MyTLA, Shippers (importers, exporters, distributors, manufacturers) are overly concerned with the transactional costs offered by the Service Provider (carriers, brokers, forwarders, 3PL’s, etc.) and have not spent sufficient energy in selecting the right logistics partner, first and...
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