6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Canada border is one of the most important borders in the world? Canada is the number one market for U.S. exports and 60% of Canada’s overall trade is with the United States.* and Canada will remain strong trade partners into the future. From Canada to the U.S.,

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

Expanding and Shipping to Canada By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Some call it the U.S.’ little brother” and others call it “that neighbor up north,” but ever since the North American Free... The post Expanding and Shipping to Canada appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

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Shipping to Canada: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

Sending LTL or truckload shipments to Canada from the U.S. Here’s everything you need to know about shipping to Canada: Paperwork. Shipping freight to Canada requires a lot of paperwork. Three pieces of paperwork you will always need are a bill of lading (BOL) , a Canada Customs Invoice and a NAFTA certificate of origin. Shipping Insurance Canada cross borderdoesn’t have to be difficult.

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Flexible Online Fulfillment and the ‘Power of Two’ in Canada

Supply Chain Network

In Canada, customer demands for more rapid and cost-effective e-commerce delivery are increasing on a daily basis. Online sellers, since the dawn of e-commerce, have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation. However, the days are now numbered for one e-commerce fulfillment operation being a viable customer delivery experience solution for Canada. still servicing Canada from U.S.

How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable.

Cross-Border Shipping Guide: The United States and Canada

Supply Chain Link

billion worth of freight was moved to and from Canada in 2014 1. When shipping cross-border, it’s important to know what to expect and to be. Over $52.4 Read more. 04/07/2015. Brokerage. Global. Supply Chain. Transportation. Cross-Border, Supply Chain, Transportation, Global , Brokerage. Brokerage Brokerage Cross-Border Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation Transportation

E-Commerce Success in Canada Depends on Power of Two

Supply Chain Network

In fact not a week goes by now without my speaking with retailers and etailers that since the dawn of e-commerce have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation for the country and are currently rethinking this model. However, it definitely appears the days are numbered for a single e-commerce fulfillment operation being a viable customer delivery experience solution for all of Canada.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For a closer look at how China’s regulations impact PPE shipping, check out our recent PPE exporting video featuring our director of product development, Vincent Wong. and Canada customs best practices. The next key subject to address is importing PPE into the United States and/or Canada. And due to the nature of the shipping industry, these regulations can change quickly—especially for medical grade equipment. Importing PPE into Canada.

EDI Orders and Canada Post Labels Printing

TPSynergy

EDI Orders & Canada Post. It will nice to print the shipping labels from the same system that receives the EDI orders. It is called EDI order shipping. Canada Post provides API connections that makes it possible. Ship the orders. How to Print Canada Post Labels from the EDI System. Canada post provides API (Application programming interface) to print labels without logging into their website. Types of Canada Post Shipments.

The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

One of the most pronounced examples of the role of the Supply Chain in serving and protecting your brand is found in the story of Target Canada. Faced with unprecedented plans for expansion in Canada Target had to close its entire operation only two years after beginning operations. The plans for expansion in to Canada were enormous and the timetable for rapidly entering the market was unprecedented. The post The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple

Talking Logistics

One of the things you often hear about parcel shipping is the importance of carrier compliance, but what does that mean exactly, and how do shippers stay in compliance? So, how are leading companies leveraging parcel solutions to manage the complexities of parcel shipping? The post Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Is it Time for the Widespread Adoption of Composite Pallets in Canada?

Supply Chain Network

Millions of pallets are built and used in the supply chains of Canada every year and so any innovation around these pallets can have a significantly positive and far reaching impact on overall logistics and supply chain performance. In Canada, stringer and block wood pallets weigh on average 65 to 85 pounds, and up to 30 percent heavier when wet). The company offers the carbon credits back to its users helping to lower the overall costs of shipping and logistics.

China to Canada shipment handled by Israeli blockchain start-up LogChain

EFT

LogChain claims that it enables logistics, shipping companies and freight forwarding companies to reduce shipment costs by 7% to 9%, and reduces two weeks of work in bureaucratic documentation for each shipment on average. SPARX Logistics, with over 28 branches worldwide, shipped electronic goods from China to Canada over the LogChain platform.

Toys“R”Us, Canada partners with SCI Logistics to Open New DC

Supply Chain Network

To better accommodate its customers in Western Canada, Toys“R”Us, Canada has partnered with SCI Logistics to open a new distribution centre in Delta, British Columbia. facility is strategically positioned to receive goods from overseas and domestic manufacturers who can now ship directly to British Columbia for distribution to local Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores. This is the third distribution center that services the stores and online businesses for Toys“R”Us, Canada.

The top 3PL providers for eCommerce in Canada

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics (3PL) companies in Canada are increasingly recognizing the need to provide bespoke solutions for eCommerce as more retail and wholesale businesses alike start trading online. Logistics eCommerce Shipping

How USMCA Impacts Shipping Between the U.S. and Canada

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

Enter USMCA — the new United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. and Canada Exit NAFTA. How does it affect shipments between the U.S.

5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Continue to watch the unfolding trade situations with China and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Market changes prompt new freight shipping strategies. The post 5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market appeared first on Transportfolio. For many in the supply chain industry, a cyclical pattern of tension and slack is a familiar occurrence.

LTL Rate Update: Cross-Border USA & Canada, and Canada Domestic

Freightera

Even here in Vancouver, Canada, the air is gray, brown, and unhealthy. Canada to USA LTL Rates. USA to Canada Pallet Rates. Canada Domestic LTL Shipping Rates. Happy shipping! The post LTL Rate Update: Cross-Border USA & Canada, and Canada Domestic appeared first on Freightera Blog. Dear Shippers, We hope you’re well. Our hearts are with all of you impacted by the West Coast wildfires in the last few weeks.

The Ins and Outs of Shipping to and From Canada

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

companies shipping to and from Canada: It’s a separate country A message to U.S.

An Interview on the Potential Impact of the ELD Mandate in Canada

CH Robinson Transportfolio

On June 13, 2019, The Canadian Ministry of Transportation (Transport Canada) announced a formal plan to implement electronic logging devices (ELDs) in Canada. Background and timeline of ELDs in Canada. First off, can you describe the current hours of service (HOS) rules in Canada? This holds true even when Canada is the country of origin. Moreover, if a truck leaves Canada with hours that are nearing U.S. Jason: And when will ELDs be mandated in Canada?

Ripped from the Headlines: More Supply Chain Trends in the News

Talking Logistics

Delta Air Lines systems outage: 240 flights cancelled but systems now back to normal (ZDNet) and Computer outage grounds United Airlines domestic flights (USA Today) and Air Canada system outage resolved after halting boarding, check-in for customers at airports (Global News). And a few days earlier, Air Canada experienced a “computer issue” that affected airport, online and mobile check-in resulting in some delays.

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Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico. In 2014, North American intermodal reached a record high of shipping 13.5

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Two other important topics coming out of Washington are the looming March 2, tariff deadline and the pending United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA). The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio. Our industry’s cyclical pattern of tension and slack has become familiar to many of us. Freight volumes (demand) and active supply (trucks, drivers, trains, and containers) seek balance, but often fall somewhere across the balance spectrum.

The Importance of Flexibility in Parcel Shipping

BluJay Solutions

Last month we shared the exciting news that three-quarters of the 100 largest for-hire carriers in the United States and Canada are already part of the Kewill Carrier Network. Unless your business is niche-based or hyper-localized, restricting shipping to one carrier limits your ability to respond to market trends around delivery – just think about the free shipping trend that won’t go away.

How to Conquer the Canadian Market

PLS Logistics

based companies are entering the export market, Canada is usually the first place to look. Canada is our neighbor; shouldn’t be too hard, right? These successful companies are aware of the following precautions when shipping to Canada: Logistics Shipping Canada cross border Shipping CostsFor U.S. Wrong. Even America’s most recognized companies have trouble entering the Canadian market.

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How Lot Traceability Can Help Your Business

Unleashed

You can trace items being shipped into your manufacturing facility and all the way through its journey, making suppliers more accountable than ever. Business Tips batch tracking CA Canada inventory tracking NA North America traceability track and traceIf you’re the manager of a manufacturing business , you’ll do whatever it takes to keep a factory running without a hitch. Factories are complex, busy places with a lot of systems, machinery and processes in place.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Two other important topics coming out of Washington are the looming March 2, tariff deadline and the pending United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA). The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio. Our industry’s cyclical pattern of tension and slack has become familiar to many of us. Freight volumes (demand) and active supply (trucks, drivers, trains, and containers) seek balance, but often fall somewhere across the balance spectrum.

Pallet Shipping Rates in Canada

Freightera

Need to ship pallets across Canada? We work with 100s of carriers to ship pallets and skids across Canada & our goal is to get you the best rates. We cover the main routes but also ship to smaller Canadian cities. Other pallet shipping rates from Toronto ON: [link]. Other pallet shipping rates from Vancouver BC: [link]. Pallet Shipping Rates from: Calgary , AB. The post Pallet Shipping Rates in Canada appeared first on Freightera Blog.

New LTL freight rates in Canada and USA

Freightera

We don’t like to use the word “crazy” but what we’ve got for you is crazy-amazing savings in freight prices in both Canada and the USA, to help your business through these challenging times: Sample Rates in the USA (48” x 40” x 48”, 500 lbs, class 125): Los Angeles, CA to Sacramento, CA — was: USD $186, n ow: USD $109 (savings: 41%). Stay healthy & happy shipping! The post New LTL freight rates in Canada and USA appeared first on Freightera Blog.

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons | C.H. carriers can pick up a shipment in Canada and deliver it to the U.S., but they cannot travel to Canada, pick up a load in Canada, and deliver in Canada. and Canada; and peak seasons converge, U.S. Canada, and Mexico. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons appeared first on Transportfolio. When EU and U.S. Robinson. What is truckload cabotage, and how do EU and U.S.

New LTL Shipping Rates in Western Canada and USA

Freightera

Happy new shipping rates! Don’t miss the savings as we keep bringing online millions of new rates per month in Canada and the USA. Some Amazing New LTL-by-Road Wins in Western Canada: Calgary, AB T2A 1M6 to Regina, SK S4M 0A1. The post New LTL Shipping Rates in Western Canada and USA appeared first on Freightera Blog. Below you’ll find examples of our newly-added rates.

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems

The Logistics of Logistics

Perks of the cloud format include less physical IT infrastructure, increased accessibility, reduced operation costs through improved routing and real-time visibility of shipping processes. Pitney Bowes is an industry mainstay and a long time developer of shipping software and hardware for documents, packaging and mailing services catering to parcel shipping and business supply. The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems.

Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update

Transplace

Using proprietary analytics and benchmarking statistics from Transplace’s $9+ billion in freight-under-management, the quarterly report provides shippers and carriers with unprecedented access to the transportation market, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and international ocean logistics. Canada: Truckload and LTL. The container shipping industry is better positioned for slower growth and will be able to collectively slash capacity when demand plummets.

Happy Canada Day – from Freightera

Freightera

Happy Canada Day to Freightera customers, carriers and friends! Just in time for two big celebrations, Canada Day and 4th of July, we’ve rolled out our long-awaited Freightera Cargo Insurance at no extra cost to our shippers and dramatically improved our freight quote search. Happy shipping! The post Happy Canada Day – from Freightera appeared first on Freightera Blog.