Customs seminar set for Oct. 24

Truck News

TORONTO, Ont. – Carriers who deal with Customs agencies in the U.S. or Canada and want to help expedite international shipments have the opportunity on Oct. 24 to learn some tricks of the trade.

Seminars being presented by U.S. Customs chief inspector Mark MacVittie and Canada Customs project leader Oryst Dydynsky will cover:

automated clearance procedures on both sides of the border;

pre- and post-clearance procedures from an operational perspective;

broker-related questions;

the U.S. PAPS and BRASS systems;

and, automated clearance systems from a Canadian perspective.

The conference itself will be held at the Regal Constellation Hotel, 900 Dixon Rd., Toronto. Lunch is included in the program to run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., while the package will cost Ontario Trucking Association members $249 and non-members $349.

The registration desk opens at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, contact the Ontario Trucking Association at 416-442-2091. n

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