Customs Broker

Old 04-06-2012, 04:39 AM
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A friend purchased a piece of furniture for me while theywere in Canada. I found a shipper on Uship that will deliver it for my price. He's asking if I have a "Broker" to clear the item through customs. My question is has anyone here dealt with this before and can you recommend a broker?
I'm thinking hard about retreiving the item myself as I've never seen Niagra Falls.


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Old 04-06-2012, 04:59 AM
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Is it too big to ship by UPS? They will broker it for you for a price.
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Old 04-06-2012, 05:23 AM
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They always ask for the value of the item and then it seems like the brokerage is 30% of that value. Keep the value low.
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Thanks, the item is coming from Ontario, Canada are you familiar with any brokers in your area?
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