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Explore The North American Market

Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Adding Expertise to your Team

Importing and Exporting

We focus on two-way trade between North America and Europe or Asia by providing market access to companies who do not have an existing presence in Canada or America. Our services include Market Research, Strategy Development, Partner Identification, Bonded Warehousing, Distribution and Logistical support.

Our objective is to expand trade through opportunities presented by Trade Agreements such as:

  • EU-Canada Comprehensive Economical and Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA)

Our knowledge of Canadian and American market makes us a valuable partner to companies who want to sell to or source from North America.

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Simplifying your Business

Warehouse and Distribution

We are strategically located in the Great Lakes region in Canada and America. Our market reach within a 1-day driving distance covers 50% (15 Million) of the Canadian population and 30% (105 million) of the American population.
Canada is known for quality products. Strict environmental standards, food safety standards, and sophisticated distribution make Canada a leader in quality and organically produced products.
Many producers are small and are not exporters. We identify and work with them to distribute their products, this may include additional services such as special packaging and private labeling.

Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market

Our focus is on unique high-quality niche market products from small suppliers.

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Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Great Lakes Merchant - Import/Export services, Wholesale/Distribution, and Consulting services to companies entering the North American market
Knowledge is Power

Consulting Services and Market Information

Our services are specifically for smaller enterprises that are expanding and interested in the North American market. Canada, and in particular the province of Ontario is known as a test market for America. Using Ontario as a stepping stone helps companies to refine their strategic plans for penetrating the larger and more profitable American market.

We are centrally located in the Waterloo Region of Ontario in Canada approximately 1 hour West of Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Our Consulting Services include Market Assessment and Analysis reports that include Market Conditions, Competitors and Competitive Prices, Selling Cost Projections, Risk Reduction Strategies, Demographics, Import Duties, Labelling Requirements, and other specific information relevant to your product.

Reach Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal (approx. 50% of the Canadian population – 15 million) and Boston, New York, Buffalo, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Detroit, and Chicago (approx. 30% of the American population – 103 million) in less than 1 day driving.

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