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Managing Customs Clearance & Brokerage

Are you a U.S. business looking to expand into Canada? If so, you should be prepared to navigate the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) which oversees all goods entering the country. In order to guarantee that your product meets the requirements and can cross the border without being seized, it is typically recommended to work…Read More

Steps to Health Canada Compliance

Do you plan on selling health products in Canada one day? Before doing so, you need to be sure you are compliant with Health Canada regulations and here are a few things you should do first. Review this website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/. Learn about the regulations impacting your health product. Determine what licenses you will need to…Read More

U.S. Proposes Rig Driver Age Minimum, 18

One of Stalco’s major services involves sending big rig drivers to pick up orders from U.S. facilities and transport them into Canada. We offer daily pick-up as well as multiple pick-ups throughout the week from U.S. warehouses to our Canadian fulfillment centers. As something so vital to our business, we aim to ensure the quality…Read More

Shipping Affects Shopping Carts

The rise of global e-commerce has shown us that shipping is a huge factor in people’s purchasing decisions. To reduce cart abandonment, websites should have the shipping and tax rates adjust automatically based on shipping location. This lets consumers see what they might pay for shipping so there are no surprises when they go to…Read More

Customer Service at Stalco

We recently came across an article about women in the logistics industry and were intrigued by the author’s matter-of-fact statement that “couriers are actually customer service companies.” Considering we have been in business for over 20 years, we at Stalco agree that customer service is a huge part of what we do every day. Though…Read More

Stalco Expands Team with New Business Development Manager

Stalco hires Marcel Caballero as Business Development Manager. Within this role, Caballero will identify clients suitable for Stalco’s new global logistics capabilities. He will be responsible for further developing existing client relationships, as well as negotiating with potential clients as they transition into Canada and other international markets. Read the full Press Release here.

Roadmap for Importing Nutraceuticals and Cosmeceuticals Into Canada

Why Canada? Canada and the United States share a 5,525 mile long border, making their relationship one of the closest and most extensive in the world. The two countries currently share the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship, reaching more than $2 billion per day in goods and services, which has grown dramatically since…Read More

Selling Supplements in Canada- What’s so Different?

As part of the Federal department that works to ensure the overall health of Canadian citizens, Health Canada has a direct influence on the manufacturing, importation, sale and distribution of natural health products throughout Canada. Health Canada often enacts new regulatory changes in order to guarantee that natural health products that are either made in…Read More

Logistical Tips for Doing Business in Canada

Canada offers a unique opportunity for American businesses looking to sell products into new and profitable market. Canada, which shares a border with the U.S., that spans 5,525 miles, entered the North American Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. and Mexico on January 1, 1994.  Since then, Canada has purchased a significant number of American…Read More

THE FASTEST WAY TO GROW YOUR NUTRACEUTICAL BUSINESS?

Why have companies like Restoration Hardware, Banana Republic, Nordstroms, and Pottery Barn added Canadian shipping to their businesses? “Canada’s relatively strong economy has made the country a very inviting prospect for many looking for a place to expand into a stable market.” Steve Mertl, Yahoo Finance Health and beauty companies looking to expand their growth…Read More