With the rise of e-commerce in recent years, shipping across the border has become more appealing. Whether you’re a regular cross-border shipper or a business that’s still planning to expand to the U.S., now is the time to enhance or kickstart your exports. This ebook will give you the practical information you need to start shipping to the U.S. or improve your current export strategy.
With more consumers turning to online shopping for its extensive product reach and ease, it’s easier than ever to expand your business across the border and find new customers. With a market that is 10 times the size of Canada’s and the world’s largest national economy (GDP estimated at over $20 trillion), the U.S. has the potential to be a great market to expand into. Once you get over the initial learning curve of clearing customs and setting up your supplier and shipping partner networks, a vast new market opportunity awaits.
When shipping to the U.S., you’ll want to have a full understanding of what you’ll need to successfully navigate the complexities of cross-border shipping, including customs, tariffs and all the ins and outs of selling in the U.S. market.
In this ebook, you will learn:
- How to expand into the U.S. market
- What exporters need to know about the USMCA
- The basics of HS codes, customs documentation and duties
- Supply chain capacity considerations when expanding to new markets
- Considerations for working with a trusted shipping partner