Excellence built on personalized service.

As a client-focused business, we see the value in every relationship, big or small. You can rely on Near North Customs Brokers to deliver excellence built on personalized customer service. Whether you are importing for commercial or personal needs, temporary or trade show, residential or non-residential; whatever your importing needs are, Near North can deliver.

Our 24/7 importing team is here to provide the guidance required to ensure that all governmental controls and regulations implemented on tariffs are met, and to assist with customs release of your shipment. Your business is our passion.


Near North Customs Brokers is based in Barrie, Ontario. We also have offices in Mississauga, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, Edmonton, and New York, USA. We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure immediate release of your goods. We are where you need us.


A customs broker ensures goods are released from customs according to CBSA regulations, and are delivered as quickly as possible. They allow for the proper amount of duties and taxes to be paid within the legislated time frame.


The flexibility to evolve and adapt our clients’ international shipping activities in accordance with the dynamic and evolving needs of international border security are key strengths and critical components of an effective freight brokerage agent.

At Near North Customs Brokers, we strive to provide excellence built on personalized service and are committed to delivering innovative solutions for our clients’ international supply chain requirements. We also provide additional services in:


To provide clients with access to every cross-border service they require to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace.

Our Vision

  • To have a workforce that is engaged, educated, and passionate.

  • To have clients who see the value in our vision.

  • To invest in our people to grow and provide the service offerings our clients need to help their business grow.

  • To adapt and grow with industry changes.

Our Goals

To deliver on our mission and vision, we are committed to providing:

  • The perfect customs entry, every time.

  • The most qualified and educated staff who always provide our clients with the best customs information in the industry.

  • Commitment to our quality process ISO 9001.

  • Continue to not only provide a safe and secure working environment, but to also provide a safe and secure supply chain for our clients.

Your Advantage

The Near North advantage is quite simple, and helps us to separate ourselves in the shipping and freight-forwarding marketplace. We hire the best people available, provide a platform for continued education, and provide them with the best tools in the industry. The belief in our employees enables us to provide our superior and unmatched international shipping and consulting services to you.

Our People

Our dedicated team of customs professionals are here to ensure the entire customs process is simple for you.
With one of the highest ratios of licensed brokers to staff we are able to provide you with accurate and timely customs entries and advice 24/7.
Near North is here for you. We provide our staff with the training and knowledge to further your experience as a customer.


Near North Customs Brokers believes it is important to support the communities within which we do business. Supporting not only our local community’s events
and fundraisers, but also providing funding for our clients, Near North is dedicated to supporting a variety of charities and public service initiatives. The Near North Social Club is raising funds in support of a family during the winter months. To see what the Near North team is currently supporting check out our Facebook page.