A customs broker is very significant person in the importation and exportation operations. His duties is to simplify those tasks either for the exporters or importers through the preparation of the appropriate documents so they will accomplish smoothly. In Canada, and as a big country of international trade, the customs brokers are playing an essence role for the growth of the Canadian economy.
The international commerce is growing day by day, thousands and thousands of sales everyday, people are making lot of profits through these business. In matter of fact, it’s not an easy procedure to accomplish an importation or exportation operation, without knowledge of the customs roles, law and tariffs….
Therefore, business men, importers and exporters turn to the customs brokers to facilitate the transit of goods through the harbors and airports, and these by providing the required documents till the crossing of the borders. to be a qualified custom broker is not an easy career though it’s really a well paid job but it requires a deep expertise of all the steps from A to Z, tariffs, insurances, taxes…. and so on.
In Canada, the customs brokers had made their own association under the name of Canadian Society Of Customs Brokers which represent Canada’s customs brokers, and that’s aims to improve the government policies and procedures by advising and guiding the Canadian and the international regulators on the new policy directions. Their mean duties, are to develop new, innovative solutions to the future needs of the international trade community, as well as insuring that it’s members have access to timely, precise and up-to-date information on technical, operational and business management issues, not just that, but also supporting the education and professional development needs of the it’s members through conferences, seminars and educational courses.