Strengthening Alberta's Economic Relaunch Through Logistics - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

When the pandemic first swept through the country back in March, only businesses considered essential were allowed to continue operating. The movement of apparel, fashion, electronics, and more all but completely ground to a halt. With the supply chain interrupted, many local Albertan businesses had to reduce their operations significantly if not close their doors…

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4 Tips to Choosing the Right Carrier - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

According to the Conference Board of Canada, the demand for carriers is significantly higher than the available supply. For business owners and shippers, this means that securing a competent and compatible carrier is more important now than ever before. If you’re in the market for a logistics company, here are the top four factors to…

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Cargo Insurance - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Your property is valuable to you. As it travels across towns, provinces, or even the border, the risks increase. Cargo insurance is a way to protect your goods, as well as maintain positive working relations with your logistics provider and your clients.  There are different insurance programs that cover motor vehicles and ships, but for…

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What Does it Mean to Be a Customs Bonded Carrier? - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

You’ve probably heard the term “bonded” in a lot of different contexts through a plethora of industries. If you’re getting toilets installed in your home, you likely know you want a plumber who is bonded. When it comes to the freight industry, the term may be a little more unfamiliar. Do you need a customs…

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Tips for Preparing Your Shipment - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Your cargo is precious, it is important to make sure it gets to its destination on time and in one piece! Damaged, lost, or delayed freight can quickly increase your costs and create a plethora of unneeded issues. The good news is that these problems are typically avoidable. By choosing a reputable freight company and…

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What Is the F.A.S.T Program? - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Service - Featured Image

As a Canadian logistics company that ships across the border, we value the secure, efficient, and safe travel of your goods. The F.A.S.T. program allows us to meet all of these goals simultaneously. F.A.S.T., or Free and Secure Trade program, is a collaborative clearance program between the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and United States…

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Optimizing Your Supply Chain - Load Safe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

In today’s world, supply chain management is key to the effective operation of nearly any business. Handling supplies, inventory, and even returns are processes that often involve several stakeholders and touchpoints. As you well know, any breakdown along the line can cause major headaches, both for your PR and your bottom line. Establishing a solid…

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Why LTL Shipping is Great for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Small and medium-sized businesses, under 500 employees, make up 99.8% of Canadian businesses. This vast majority is integral to the Canadian economy. Smaller businesses operate much differently from their corporate counterparts. From marketing to manufacturing, customer relations and even shipping, these companies have unique needs. In today’s article, we are going to talk about LTL…

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Explaining C-TPAT - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Certification programs are a way for logistics companies to remain accountable, impact policy, improve their processes, and create lasting relationships within their communities. One of the programs we are proud to be a part of is the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). In this week’s article, we want to share with you what exactly…

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One of the fastest growing industries in the 21st century, eCommerce has taken the world by storm. Now anyone with an internet connection can find products all over the world and have them shipped to their front door. Small businesses and large businesses alike are providing online options for their customers, maximizing on convenience and…

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