In press

"Import Trader imported a 'slightly used' Mercedes for me last year. The Import Trader team, was highly professional, and freed me of the many hassles importation can involve."

Gaetan Campeau,
CEO TelcoBridges Inc.
Boucherville, Quebec

"I was able to save several thousand dollars on a new Toyota Solara. I have recommended Import Trader to many people, and will continue to do so."

Ed Kazor,
Toronto, Ontario

"Import Trader has succeeded in simplifying the vehicle import process. Every Canadian who is shopping for a vehicle can get information from Import Trader to help them make an informed decision."

Brian Osler
President and CEO of NAATA
(North American Automobile
Trade Association)

About Us

In 2007, a team of Canadian entrepreneurs identified a need in the marketplace for a fair, trustworthy and competitive vehicle importer to simplify the vehicle importation process. The result was Import Trader a vehicle importation service that guarantees to make it easier, faster, and certainly smarter for you to import any vehicle from anywhere in North America.

Today, Import Trader is the fastest growing and most successful automotive importation service in all of Canada. Our proven method of saving people time and money with no hassles really works! We're fortunate to receive not only frequent referrals and testimonials from our satisfied clients, but also their repeat business. People come back to Import Trader far more than once after experiencing our stress-free process.

As import experts, Import Trader has been featured in the media many times. Furthermore, we are a licensed Canadian automobile dealership that can handle the entire import process for any eligible vehicle from the U.S.

The Import Trader Team
  • Mark Sandelin
    Import Trader CEO Mark Sandelin and North American Automobile Trade Association CEO Brian OslerMark Sandelin & North American Automobile Trade Association CEO Brian Osler

    Mark Sandelin is the founder of ImportTrader and Repolift, another online cross-border company which has sold over $15 million worth of used industrial vehicles worldwide. His extensive cross-border regulatory and cartage expertise is the foundation of Import Trader.

    Mark is considered an expert in the importation of vehicles from the US to Canada and has been quoted in publications such as Canadian Driver,, The Toronto Star, and many more.

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  • Aaron Desjardins
    Aaron Desjardins has been involved with the automotive industry for 5 years -- from a personal involvement fixing vehicles of all makes and models to selling vehicles for Import Trader. Originally from a retail background, Aaron also holds a diploma from St. Clair College for Information Technology. When he isn't helping customers, he likes to spend quality time with his family.