We offer our trade partners a comprehensive range of services that are customized to make sure that the needs of all parties are met in each and every transaction.

Shipping and Logistics

G.A. Paper’s trading activities are characterized, among other things, by our focus on shipping and logistics. These are the largest cost – second only to the cost of goods – that contribute to the delivered price and hence determine competitiveness. In each market the logistics team works closely with our sales managers across product divisions to identify suitable freight options and negotiate competitive shipping rates. Moreover, each sales representative is not only well versed in the intricacies of shipping but is also supported by a team of experienced shipping experts. As a result, we are able to provide a whole range of shipping options, from fully chartered vessels to container shipments.

The services provided by the logistics team include:
Container shipments
Bulk shipments
Order tracking
Documentation services
Contract negotiations
Marine insurance
Inspection of goods
Vessel chartering
Claims handling

Trade Finance

G.A. Paper is committed to delivering financial solutions that meet the needs of both our suppliers and our customers. Our experienced traders work in coordination with our finance and banking specialists to determine the optimum financial tools for all parties. Our reputation among banks, credit institutes and industrial development agencies is excellent and creates a solid base for the company’s business activities in all of its business areas. As a Canadian-based company, we have the benefit of combining the exceptional strength of the Canadian banking system with the stability of Export Development Canada, which in combination is one of the strongest credit environments in the world.

Risk Management

International trade can pose significant risks and G.A. Paper is highly experienced in dealing with a wide range of credit and currency conditions. Our sales managers are specialists in their respective markets in safeguarding the soundness of each business transaction.

From the perspective of our suppliers, this provides them opportunities to actively market their products in emerging markets without taking the risk. For the customers, this provides access to products that traditionally may not be available.

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