Skip the Broker: How Loadsafe Works With You - Loadsafe Crossborder - Freight Services - Featured Image

There are plenty of ways for shippers to connect with carriers. Digital and live freight brokers, as well as third-party logistics providers, are ready and waiting to facilitate the movement of your goods. In one-off scenarios where you don’t need to build a relationship with your carrier, these can be great options. In fact, we…

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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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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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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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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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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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