Notwithstanding the trade agreement between Canada and the USA, the cross-border shipping landscape remains complex. RoadLINX takes away the intricacies, simplifying the process for you. As one of the top freight carriers based in Ontario, we not only help with clearing customs but deliver your goods on time. Our goal is to make sure you do not experience costly shipment delays and undue stress. Let us take care of your cargo and navigate border regulations while you focus on your core business.
The Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service in Canada empowers local merchants to maximize their sales. More importantly, it presents US-based merchants to tap into the Canadian market as well. Instead of shipping individual parcels to customers, US merchants can store their products in Fulfillment Centers located in different parts of Canada. Amazon then takes care of packing and shipping the orders to customers.
RoadLINX has extensive experience in handling LTL or FTL shipments to any designated fulfillment facilities.
RoadLINX has a diverse fleet of trucks and trailers for cross-border freight shipping between Canada and the continental United States. Dry vans are the most commonly used, but we also have flatbed trailers for shipping containers. If your goods are temperature-sensitive, we also have heated and refrigerated trucks to deliver your cargo.
For loose cargo, you have the option of choosing our Less Than Truckload (LTL) freight shipping services. You can also consider our Full Truckload (FTL) transportation services if you can fill up an entire truck or container. In some cases, you can save money by choosing FTL even if you can only fill 75% to 90% of the capacity instead of LTL. We would, of course, advise you accordingly.
We help facilitate the services of customs brokers in Canada and the US to ensure that all matters pertaining to customs are in order. It is a crucial aspect that RoadLINX does not overlook to ensure that your goods arrive at the destination without delay.
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It serves as a confirmation of delivery, and that the items received were in good order.
This document is required when shipping from Canada to the US. It contains a full description of items, quantity, and value.
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) requires the issuance of this document for all items coming from the US. It is the equivalent of a commercial invoice and thus should have a full description of items, quantity, and value.
This document is a trade treaty requirement between the US, Mexico, and Canada. Depending on your goods, you might be able to claim preferential treatment to reduce taxes and duties.
Under the regulations of NAFTA, a certificate of origin is required and used to ensure the collection of customs duties for goods entering Canada.
The US customs broker can assist you with obtaining an ID number. Alternatively, you can get one by filling and submitting Form 5106. US Customs use this ID to verify information like:
Also called waybill, packing list, waybill, bill of parcel, or unpacking note. It is a document provided to let the recipient know pertinent details about the shipment like date ordered, items included, and quantity. The packing slip is required for all goods transported across the border and falls under NAFTA regulations.
It contains the contact information of both the shipper and the recipient. More importantly, it also lists all the items contained in the shipment, including details such as size, weight, and the address of the pickup location.
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