What is the The Free and Secure Trade (FAST)?
The Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program is a Border Accord Initiative between the United States, Mexico, and Canada designed to ensure security and safety while enhancing the economic prosperity of each country.
What are the documentation requirements for shipping between Canada and the United States?
From the United States to Canada, the Canadian importer or purchaser may use a Canadian Customs Broker. If possible, the shipper should identify the broker or party acting as a broker on the bill of lading.
From Canada, a U.S. consignee needs a U.S. broker/freight forwarder, depending on where the goods will clear Customs.