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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Cost-Effective Shipping for Small Businesses - Load safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Running a successful business involves a lot of budgeting. We get it, we do the same thing in order to keep our company thriving! In the current economic climate, many businesses are looking for ways to cut down on costs without sacrificing the quality of their services and products. We want to share with you…

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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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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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