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Discussion in 'General Expediter Forum' started by BigStickJr, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. xmudman

    xmudman Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    This one finds loads, tho


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  2. VSprinter

    VSprinter Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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  3. Treadmill
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    Treadmill Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Yep. Freight should take no more than 2 hrs to clear after being submitted.
     
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    Treadmill Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    I would never approach the border until given the ok to do so.
     
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  5. ntimevan

    ntimevan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    The things You No-Namers teach your Pets ..

    All aboard the Freight Train
     
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  6. Worn Out Manager
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    Worn Out Manager Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator US Air Force

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    So can the US ... if you get to the gate before you are cleared .. and they will turn you back as well
     
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    Worn Out Manager Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator US Air Force

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    Anybody drive their van into Canada (that is knot a Canadian) while empty (no freight) just for sightseeing?

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    We drive loads into Canada?
    Since when?

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    Treadmill Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Must have an enhanced drivers license or a passport to get into either country, even for sIghtseeing.
     
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  11. VSprinter

    VSprinter Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    3 times not cleared into Canada and once into US. Never was turned back. BP was understanding and polite enough to let you sit in "limbo zone" (in between countries) and wait until green light is given. You just have to be polite and they will be nice to you too.

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  12. VSprinter

    VSprinter Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    I thought those were "brand name dogs" finding loads?

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    I've driven across in my empty van to visit family. I do enough sightseeing ..
    What's your question WOM? Spit it out ....o_O
     
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    Passports we carry. Just curious if some nice spring weekend we would have any trouble crossing in a van?

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    Oh boy Rags, you and Mark are on a roll tonight.

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  17. VSprinter

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    Not unless you carrying something that border guys want to confiscate.
    Don't worry, go in and explore. It's your vehicle after all. You do as you please.

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    I wouldn't take this risk. We all know how to be polite but I don't mess with customs regulations ... not even a little.
    It sounds like you're getting bad communication. Remember your butt is the one is hanging on the line as well.
    I won't approach the border until it's confirmed that the goods are pre-cleared.
     
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  19. VSprinter

    VSprinter Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Not in expediting business, no, it would never happen.


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  20. Treadmill
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    Treadmill Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Shouldn’t have any problem crossing. Just make sure that you cross with the cars and not the trucks because you will need a ACI manifest to cross into Canada on the truck side even if you are empty. If you don’t have one and are going through the truck side expect to pay a fine of about $10k for not having one. Just go through the car side and you will be just fine.
     
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