The Shipping News

The Customs Self Assessment Program

Canadian importers are always looking for new ways to improve logistical capabilities and expedite shipping processes. The Customs Self Assessment Program (CSA Transportation) was developed as a way to accelerate the processing of low-risk imports entering Canada for approved carriers and drivers. The Customs Self Assessment Program benefits both importing companies and the Canadian Border Services […]

Dry Van Shipping: The Easiest Way to Ship Along the West Coast

With so many shipping options available nowadays, it’s important to understand which ones will yield the best results for your business. Whether your West Coast shipping needs are domestic or cross border, it’s important to consider the benefits of Dry Van Shipping. Here are a few of the many benefits associated with Dry Van Shipping: […]

When your shipment goes “In Bond to Canada”

What does In-Bond shipment mean? An in-bond shipment is an imported or exported shipment that has yet to be cleared by Customs. The in-bond shipment process allows for the goods to be moved or stored by the government, even if they have not been obtained approval by Customs. In-bond shipping can be done for a […]

The Benefits of Using Flat Decks with Side Kits

In the past we have reviewed the differences between flat decks and dry vans, but there is one additional advantage that flat decks and flat beds have over dry vans – their flexibility. By adding a side kit to a flat deck, a number of benefits of a walled dry van are instantly added. Side […]

Employee Spotlight: Jose Dacumos

For years Moto Transportation has been committed to delivering our clients the best shipping prices and making their freight shipping easy. We do this through our years of shipping experience and a team built of freight specialists like Jose Dacumos. Years of Shipping Experience Jose Dacumos is a self-described “freight machine”. With 15 years of […]

What You Need To Know When Your Shipment Gets Inspected At The Border

When you’re involved with cross-border shipping, there will always be a possibility that your shipment may be stopped for inspection. The purpose of this inspection is not to waste anyone’s time, but to ensure correct taxation and to protect the health and wellness of the population. There are many restrictions in place on what can […]

Advantages of Removable Gooseneck (RGN) Trailers

Heavy equipment hauling can be cumbersome and difficult. For those of you who have shipped large equipment in the past, you know how technical the process can be. That is why the removable gooseneck (RGN) trailer was created. With an RGN you can hold heavy equipment lower to the ground and avoid issues with height […]

How Pallet Pricing Can Simplify Your Costing

There are many different ways that freight prices are estimated and arrived at. With millions of different products coming in all different shapes and sizes, putting everything into one standardized size helps bring everyone onto the same page. This is why pallets have become such a popular option. Not only do they help in the […]

What Step Deck Trailers Are Great For

We all know that when it comes to packaging something up, especially around this time of year, one size does not fit all. Trying to fit something long with a unique shape and jagged edges cannot be put into a square box. The same can be said when it comes to shipping and transportation. This […]

Cross Border Shipping For Blaine, Washington

Even though Vancouver and Blaine are only 30 miles apart, getting your freight shipment from one place to another can be more difficult then it should be. Crossing the border can include a number of steps and processes that complicate the entire trip. When it comes to cross border shipping, we pride ourselves on being […]