Seamless Customs Clearance for your shipments to Canada
A land of opportunity for European retailers!
Customers pay VAT and Duty at the checkout
Our landed costs calculator gives your customers a positive experience to keep them coming back to your shop. No nasty surprise & extra fees on the doorstep.
Easy import and export declarations
We take care of import declarations at the destination and export declarations at your local shipping hub.
Combined trips for outgoing and return deliveries simplify cross-border administration, cut costs where it matters and reduce CO2 emissions.
Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest countries and the 9th largest e-commerce market.
It is projected to reach US$57,145bn in 2023, comparable to $52.16 in 2022 – a 20.1% increase.
34% of Canadian e-commerce shoppers buy online at least once a week.
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Spring Clear ensures the fastest, easiest and most transparent service to the final mile recipient in Canada
Key insights for our solution to Canada
|Shipment value||All values|
|Available services||Tracked and signed|
|Coverage||100% coverage in Canada|
|Average transit time||1-13 working days, expected average transit is 5/6 days|
|First time delivery rate||98.5%|
|Delivery days||5 - 7 days a week depending on the delivery address|
|Delivery notifications||Via app, email and SMS message |
|Number of delivery attempts||1 or 3 depended on the delivery address |
|Incoterm||DDP (duty delivery paid)|
|Local low value threshold||20 CAD (11 Euro /10 GBP)|
|Minimal data requirements||HS codes, product descriptions, value & weight, shipper EU/GB EORI number|
|Other requirements||No dangerous goods, foods or products containing batteries are allowed|
Spring Clear is a DDP (duty delivery paid) service.
Meaning VAT & Duty is charged upon checkout to the Canadian recipient.
Spring will pay any due VAT & Duty upon importation to the Canadian authorities on behalf of our customers.
To ensure the correct calculation of VAT & Duty upon checkout we offer the use of our landed cost calculator free of charge.
No administration fee for local clearance!
Shipment value < 20 CAD
(€ 11/10 GBP)
|Not applicable||Not applicable|
Shipment value > 20 CAD
(€ 11/ 10 GBP)
|Applicable 5% average*||
Airfreight and Canadian customs have stringent regulations on goods which are forbidden for air transport or importation into Canada
Some examples are:
- Loose batteries;
- Items containing a battery (only alkaline batteries are accepted);
- Foods, plants and animal's derivatives;
- Cigarettes, drugs and tobacco;
- Alcohol or products containing alcohol;
- Weapons, ammunition and explosives;
- Perishable items;
- Extremely high-value goods like jewellery and precious stones etc.