The Canada Border Services Agency on Thursday announced a final rule requiring transmission in advance of data for freight remaining on board cargo loaded at a U.S. port.
The requirement takes effect Jan. 1, 2011. Although Canada began requiring cargo data reporting 24 hours before loading at a foreign port in 2004, CBSA exempted U.S.-loaded FROB. The last exemption expires Dec. 31.
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CBSA said it is encouraging carriers to get into compliance before the deadline, and will provide client assistance in meeting the requirement.
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