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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What is a Bonded Warehouse? - Loadsafe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

When shipping to and from the United States, you may have come across the term “bonded warehouse,” but what exactly is it and how does it work? This week we are going to explore exactly what this term means, and how bonded warehouses can benefit shippers sending freight internationally.   How it Works As soon…

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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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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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Freight Claims and You - Load Safe Cross Border - Freight Services - Featured Image

Freight claims are designed with the intention for the carrier to make up for a mishap in such a way that their position is as good as it would have been if the carrier had completed their tasks according to the bill of lading. Damage or loss claims aren’t something shippers and carriers really like…

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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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