A Payback Period of Less Than 6 Months!
Because ProImporter requires so little up-front investment, most of
our clients pay back their entire investment within 6 months of installation.
After that, the savings go directly to your bottom line. When developing
a business case for your organization, we will work with you, taking
the following costs and benefits into consideration:
The direct costs associated with moving to self-clear
include a computer system and an Internet connection (which most
companies already have - it does not need to be dedicated to customs.)
A low annual license fee will cover all user training and program
updates and upgrades, and a very low per-entry fee will ensure that
you only pay for as much as you use of the service. This will also
cover all data updates from Canada Customs. The only other cost
you will incur will be the time it takes to enter the data - as
a guideline, our clients generally take less than five minutes to
enter the information associated with a single shipment of five
The main quantative benefits of using ProImporter are due to
"cost-avoidance". Some of our clients' per-entry costs
with NGB are now only 10% of their pre-NGB costs. In addition,
you will only be cutting two checks a month, one to customs, and
one to NGB, significantly reducing your administrative costs (you'll
also only get two invoices - one from Customs and one from us.)
Independent of the per-entry costs, you'll also benefit from
the fact that there will no longer be a middleman who pays customs
once a month, but charges you weekly, often adding marked-up charges
for "disbursements", "faxes", and "phone
Faster delivery times. Improved customer and vendor relationships.
Grateful carriers, who may be willing to renegotiate freight rates
now that you can ensure fewer delays for their trucks at the border.
More control over your entire supply chain. A better relationship
with customs authorities, and the resulting opportunity to take
advantage of progressive customs initiatives such as Customs Self-Assessment.
Finally, you'll be much more comfortable that you are in compliance
with Canada Customs regulations, and protected against costly