Posts Tagged ‘freight forwarding’
Strengthening Alberta’s Economic Relaunch Through Logistics
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…Read More
4 Tips to Choosing the Right Carrier
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…Read More
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…Read More
What Does it Mean to Be a Customs Bonded Carrier?
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…Read More
Tips for Preparing Your Shipment
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…Read More
What Is the F.A.S.T Program?
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…Read More
Why LTL Shipping is Great for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
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…Read More
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…Read More