The Shipping News

Choosing between a Flat Bed or Dry Van

When it comes to shipping and freight methods, you’ve got options.  One of the first choices is selecting whether you’ll need a flat bed or dry van to move your freight. If you don’t take the time to consider your needs you can spend more time and money than needed. When deciding, consider the following […]

International Shipping Tips

Shipping internationally can definitely be more difficult than shipping domestically, however it is not something you should be afraid of. With the right shipping company that has experience in international or cross-border shipping and these tips, you will be fully equipped to begin shipping your freight internationally. Before shipping internationally, you should ask yourself two […]

How Are Freight Rates Calculated & What You Can Do To Save Big

There are many different factors that play a part in the calculation of your freight shipping costs. The largest variables are determined by the: Mode of Transportation (air, land, sea) Weight/Packaging of Freight Destination/ Distance from Pick-up Other factors may also apply such as the type of goods being shipped, the time of year or […]

Difference Between LTL and FTL Freight Services

What is the difference between LTL and FTL freight? When shipping cargo with a 3PL freight shipping company, you will have the option of shipping LTL or FTL. LTL or less-than-truckload shipping refers to shipping smaller freight loads, while FTL or full truckload shipping, also known as TL or truckload shipping, is for cargo that […]

Shipping Routes Altered Due to Washout and Flooding

The recent flooding in southern Alberta has closed major freight shipping routes between British Columbia and Southern Alberta. Currently all trucks heading east from BC are being routed north through Edmonton to service Calgary and other southern locations.  We are currently adding an additional shipping day to our transit times during the road closures. Drive […]

Getting the Job Done!

We always love hearing kind words from our delighted clients.  This testimonial from Michael Jakobsson was just passed along to us and we wanted to pass it along to you! “We use Moto Transportation to ship 6X6 Military trucks from the US to Canada, the pricing is competitive and the staff are great to deal […]

Get Setup with a Customs Broker

Getting your freight across the border can often be a bit of a challenge.  But did you know that  Moto Transportation can help you get set up with a preferred customs broker?  Take advantage of our industry relationships to ensure your next shipment clears the border with ease. It’s just one more way we’re making […]

Damaged Interstate 5 bridge Adds Delays to West Coast Shipments

The recent collapse of the critical I-5 bridge between Mt Vernon and Burlington has added delays to shipments moving up and down the West Coast. For the complete story, read the recent article from The Vancouver Sun. Moto Transportation working with our clients to do the best we can to ensure timely delivery of all […]

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