ArcelorMittal

Logistic Strategies

ArcelorMittal Woodstock doing business as Tubular Products Division of ArcelorMittal is committed to providing accurate information to the Canadian Border Service Agency, United States Customs Border Protection Agency and the various Customs Brokers within the supply chain.

Suppliers to ArcelorMittal Woodstock are expected to be competent in the area of importing and/or exporting their goods to all ArcelorMittal Woodstock facilities. If accurate information is not provided at the time of shipment, ArcelorMittal Woodstock may experience delays in the release of our shipments, detention of goods destined to our facilities and financial impacts either to amend the information supplied to the applicable Customs Agency and/or fines levied by the applicable Custom Agency. Due to the serious nature of Customs Compliance the following statement appears on all ArcelorMittal Woodstock purchase orders.

"Supplier shall provide a valid certificate of origin for goods where applicable. If the shipment is international the Supplier shall provide a completed Canada Customs Invoice (CBSA form # CI1) with each shipment. Supplier shall reimburse ArcelorMittal Woodstock for any costs associated with an invalid documentation, including additional duties paid and applicable interest and penalties if information supplied by the Supplier is found to be incorrect. The Supplier must also cooperate with Customs if information is requested."

ArcelorMittal Woodstock is very serious about our importer of record status and is committed to work with our supply base to ensure that documentation provided at time of release is accurate and complete. If you have any questions regarding shipping into Canada or the United States please contact our Traffic Department - elke.giroux@arcelormittal.com .

ArcelorMittal Woodstock is committed to promote security within our supply chains. ArcelorMittal Woodstock expects our Suppliers to embrace the various Security Initiatives set forth by both the Canadian Border Service Agency and the United States Customs Border Protection Agency. ArcelorMittal Woodstock has made a commitment to use FAST approved Carriers to move shipments internationally.

Please refer to the following links for more information http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html, http://www.cbp.gov/, and http://www.ups-scs.com.

Tubular Products Division of ArcelorMittal, Broker Changes Effective November 30, 2007