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Clint Reid

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Clint Reid is the President and Founder of iGlobal Stores, a leading provider of cross-border eCommerce technologies.  Clint currently serves as a Board Member of Utah’s District Export Council to provide leadership and international trade expertise in counseling and mentoring Utah businesses. iGlobal Stores is a shipping carrier agnostic SaaS solution that simplifies cross-border complexities in eCommerce for both the international consumer and e-tailer through eliminating or reducing the common barriers that occur when selling globally. Clint is fluent in Portuguese and graduated from the University of Utah. He resides in St George Utah, is married and the father of four children.

Why the majority of your shipments don’t need duty tax What percentage of your orders go to Australia or Europe? What is the average value of your order? What type of product do you sell? With an average value of $125 USD, an online order can expect no duty tax […]

July 5th, 2016

What are International Ancillary Fees? FedEx as well as other carriers offer standard customs clearance on express air shipments and do not charge brokerage fees. However, they will still charge different fees by country for other services associated with customs clearance.

October 8th, 2015

UPS Canada Brokerage, Customs Fees and Charges The iGlobal UPS Canada Brokerage Fee Calculator is not intended to give you a total landed cost for your order. iGlobal Stores is not liable for any changes with UPS in their calculation for fees. It does not calculate other UPS charges such […]

September 8th, 2015

Ready to learn more about European VAT Rates? Learn what VAT is and why the European Union uses it. Country Standard VAT Rate Albania 20% Andorra 4.5% Austria 20% Belgium 21% Belorussia 20% Bosnia & Her. 17% Bulgaria 20% Croatia 25% Cyprus 19% Czech Republic 21% Denmark 25% Estonia 20% […]

April 16th, 2014

UPS Additional Charges In a recent blog post I discussed the FedEx International Ancillary Fees and charges. UPS is also commonly known to apply additional international charges and fees to their shipments. In summary here is what any company that ships and sells globally should know about UPS’ most common […]

October 16th, 2012

How to become a Canadian Non-Resident Importer (NRI) In my last blog post I talked about the advantages of becoming a Non-Resident Importer (NRI).  I would now like to talk about a few responsibilities that NRI’s have and important steps on how to get setup as one. I would recommend […]

October 10th, 2012

In this week’s White Board Friday video, we discuss how to determine the international billable weight for the major carriers – DHL, UPS and FedEx. The simple, 4 step process explains the different circumstances that arise due to size, destination and method of transport. Calculate Shipping Rates Also, be sure […]

September 25th, 2012

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Have you ever had something held in customs when shipping to Canada? If you have then you are most likely familiar with the CBSA.  Besides protecting the border and enforcing immigration the CBSA is responsible for customs entry from anywhere into Canada. Brokers and the […]

September 17th, 2012

USPS ships internationally? If you ship internationally often you probably think of UPS, DHL or FedEx as your carriers of choice.  An often overlooked carrier is the United State Postal Service.  USPS has many international options that offer comparable service and attractive pricing.  I’ve put together a list of services […]

September 11th, 2012

What is a Like for Like Currency Settlement? Like for Like Currency Settlement eCommerce companies commonly overlook a significant inconvenience for online shoppers buying from US companies. When an international customer makes a purchase from a US business it is as if they were present in the United States swiping […]

September 4th, 2012