Documents You Need to Ship To the US - Loadsafe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

Shipping to the United States can give you access to a massive market otherwise unattainable. It’s no wonder that so many businesses, big and small, are reaching out to our Southern neighbours to create trade and consumer relationships. With all that new opportunity comes additional responsibility. Shipping within Alberta or even Canada is a different…

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Safely Shipping Hazardous Materials - Loadsafe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

Hazardous materials require special care and attention during the shipping process to ensure they are transported safely. This type of freight poses a risk to the container it’s travelling in as well as anyone handling it. Misconduct could be disastrous, and so the Government of Canada has set down specific rules and regulations for the…

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Why You Might Need Heated Freight - Loadsafe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

Canada, and Alberta especially, is a land of temperature extremes. From freezing snow squalls to the sweltering summer heat, many businesses transporting their goods need to take temperature fluctuations into consideration when arranging logistics. During the winter, heated trucks become more important than ever. This week we want to take a look at how these…

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Freight Class 101 - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Logistics companies use the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s freight class rules to determine the cost of a shipment. Put simply, this classification determines how easy freight will be to ship. Ease of shipping involves multiple factors which can get confusing for shippers who only have experience sending certain types of goods. We want to…

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Proper Packaging: What it Saves You! - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

There are so many elements to what you do: marketing, customer service, manufacturing, sourcing, and more! It can feel like something as simple as packaging is insignificant in the grand scheme of things. The truth, however, is that the proper packaging is a simple step that can help mitigate issues and expedite your shipping process.…

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Moving Electronics - Load Safe Bross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Technology is an integral part of our modern-day life. From home to office, it touches nearly every part of our day. That’s why more and more companies are shipping electronics, whether they specialize in selling or developing technology or just need to get it moved to another space. This week we want to take a…

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Holiday Shipping: What to Expect during COVID? - Loadsafe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

As more and more consumers are choosing to do the bulk of their holiday shopping virtually, businesses are seeing a sudden spike in online sales that is even higher than usual. Because of this, getting products out efficiently and on time can feel overwhelming for small to mid-sized businesses. The good news is that there…

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How Technology Moves Your Freight Faster - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

In today’s modern world, technology is ubiquitous. It is a way for us to connect, stay safe, and streamline our very busy lives. In fact, the vast majority of adults and even most of our kids are running around with supercomputers in their pockets. Likewise, no industry can function without it.  Logistics is no exception.…

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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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