Are you looking to expand across the border? Well then you’re in the right place. The Port of Vancouver is the largest in Canada and ranks first in North America in total foreign exports and second on the west coast in total cargo volume. Given that we are poised at the gateway for pan-Pacific trade, it makes sense to take advantage of opportunities in international markets. Many businesses opt to open up their online sales to clients overseas. Millions of users everyday shop online from our next-door neighbor or across the Pacific Ocean from China, Japan and India. Whether you are an online retailer with international customers or small import/export business that relies on international trade, you will need international shipping services. It isn’t nearly as easy as it seems, is it, than simply putting your products in a box, placing a proper label upon it, and having it sent out. That’s why, in the next two blod entries, we will provide you with five tips that we hope will help you simplify your next shipment.