Great news!

The family of Courtney Agencies is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of PMK International LLC,  a US-based Licensed Customs Brokerage company. Same excellent service on both sides of the border!  Read more.

We look at the Canada-US border from both sides now.

Bringing businesses closer together.

Your Licensed Customs Broker & Freight Forwarder

Courtney Agencies celebrates the value of global trade and its role in growing economies and enterprises, enhancing understanding between people and improving quality of life.

We look at the border from both sides now

Canadian-based Courtney Agencies Ltd and US-based PMK International LLC are sister companies. Courtney and PMK’s shared ownership gives our customers the benefit of localized, personalized service – regardless of whether their goods are coming or going. No-one else offers that.

With our sister company, PMK International, we are able to handle the complicated details on both sides of the border – for both importers and exporters.

Our Services​

Based in Vancouver, Canada, we provide importers and exporters shipping to and from Canada with quality, licensed customs brokering, international freight forwarding and full logistics services – the full package, from start to finish.


Licensed Customs Brokers 

You may need the attention of a customs broker to focus on the complexities of the customs entry and compliance process. Always up-to-date with the latest Canadian regulations, we handle all your documentation and data requirements to move goods efficiently across international borders. 

Courtney is a licensed broker, regulated by the Government of Canada and authorized submit customs entry documentation; make payments of applicable duties, taxes and fees; and access the Canada Border Services Agency’s new electronic system (CARM) on behalf of our clients. It’s our job to make this customs clearance as seamless as possible for you – regardless of what you’re shipping.  More…


International Freight Forwarders

Courtney Agencies gets any and all kinds of goods from point-to-point anywhere in the world. To move goods, Courtney accesses its carefully selected and often long-term partnerships with the operators of all the transportation modes: ships on the ocean, cargo planes in the air, trucks on the road and trains over the rails. 

We offer the reach of a global firm with the benefit of high-touch and hands-on service. We are proud to say that our freight forwarding is backed by an equally solid customs brokerage for a seamless service for our clients.   More…


Logistics Services

Full-service logistics encompasses what happens to shipments in the spaces around the overseas and overland parts of your freight’s trips. Once goods land in Canada, Courtney Agencies is able to prepare all aspects of “last mile” delivery — bringing your goods to their final destination. This can include arrival documentation and clearance, securing and transporting to warehousing, repackaging, and drayage. In addition, we handle the importer and exporter logistics details for trade shows and special projects.  More…

Courtney deliveries are CARBON NEUTRAL!

In 2023, Courtney made the commitment to include supply chain (Scope 3) in its carbon inventory and now offsets the carbon for all shipments and deliveries arranged on behalf of our clients. Read more.

We’re a B Corporation and we take that very seriously.


Paul Courtney

More than 65 years of personal service, customer care, deep roots

“My father, Dick Courtney, founded this company in 1955 with a commitment to providing service excellence to growing businesses in this area. Today, Courtney Agencies is a full-service customs brokerage and international freight forwarding company. We’d like to work with you to bring businesses closer together.”


Regardless of your industry, we can help you.

Courtney Agencies has worked with a broad array of industry sectors including electronic products, telecom and related technical equipment, auto parts and automobiles, aircraft parts and aircraft, building and construction materials, food and personal care products and clothing and accessories. Your product is in good hands with Courtney Agencies as your trusted freight forwarder and customs broker.

We place a special focus on values-driven business with a strong social purpose. We are active supporters of the global movement to create wider market access for ethical and environmentally and socially responsible products.

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With respect and recognition, Courtney Agencies Ltd acknowledges that our business is conducted in offices situated on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples – namely the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), the Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.