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Category: Shipping & Freight Tips

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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