General Terms
and Conditions for
GTI’s Solution Lines

Air Import & Export

• All rates provided by GTI are subject to availability of space at the time of booking. We include a validity date on every quote and rates will need to be requoted if you are booking after that date.

• Pick-up rates include one hour free for loading. Any additional waiting time required will be calculated at a rate of $40.00/hour (CAD).

• Unless otherwise specified, the quoted rate for air import and export does not include custom clearance, duty and taxes at destination. Specific to air import only, quoted rates exclude any charges related to letters of credit, certificate of origin, legalization of documents and couriers.

• All business undertaken is subject to the current Standard Trading Conditions of the Canadian International Freight Forwarder Association (CIFFA). GTI can provide a copy of these conditions to you upon request.

• All rates are based on commodity, weights, sizes and number of units provided by the client at time of request and are subject to revision if different at the time of booking.

• Rates are based on today’s valid tariffs, rules and regulations adhered to by carriers of choice and are subject to change with or without prior notice.

• The Freight Forwarder assumes no responsibility for the operational performance of the carriers being used.

• Transport insurance is available upon written request.

Ocean Import & Export

• All rates are subject to availability of space and equipment at time of booking. Validity date is stated on every quote and if expired at time of booking, then it is no longer valid and must be requoted.

• Port and carriers free time allocated for equipment detention will be calculated from date of discharge from local terminal of arrival.

• Delivery and pick up rates are based on LIVELOAD with one hour free (local) and two hours free (regional), after which extra waiting time is calculated at CAD/USD $95/hour.

• Unless otherwise specified, the quoted rate excludes custom clearance, duty and taxes at destination.

• Unless otherwise specified, the quoted rate excludes any charges related to letters of credit, certificate of origin, legalization of documents and couriers.

• All business undertaken is subject to the current Standard Trading Conditions of the Canadian International Freight Forwarder Association (CIFFA) of which a copy will be provided upon request.

• All rates are based on commodity, sizes and number of units provided by the client at time of request and subject to revision should they differ at time of booking.

• Unless otherwise specified, all charges at destination are for account of the consignee/importer.

• Rates are based on today’s valid tariffs, rules and regulations, carriers of our choice and are subject to change with or without prior notice.

• On all exports, note that the verified gross mass (VGM) of all loaded containers must be provided by shipper in time to allow submission to the carrier in advance of the VGM cut-off for the booked vessel. Under this regulation, any containers that do not have a verified mass from the shipper will not be loaded. In case that the shipper cannot provide this information, container will need to be weighed and charges will be as per our outlay plus 10%.

• The Freight Forwarder assumes no responsibility for the operational performance of the carriers being used.

• Transport Insurance is available upon written request.


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