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Canada-USA Shipping

Canada-USA Shipping

Affordable, seamless freight shipping between Canada and the US. Compare quotes from cross-border trucking companies.

Canada USA Cross Border Shipping

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FreightCenter offers Canada-USA cross-border shipping services between Canada and the US. Whether you’re shipping from Canada to the US or shipping to Canada, we have you covered. We also have solutions for shipping across Canada or shipments within each Canadian province. Our partnerships with leading Canadian-based freight carriers, cross-border trucking companies, and reliable customs brokers allow us to deliver volume-discounted freight rates between Canada and the US – with the highest level of customer service.

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We provide competitive freight shipping prices and an all-inclusive, easy-to-use shipping experience for our customers. Exceeding our customers’ expectations results in thousands of satisfied customer reviews and repeat business. We believe in the power of our customer relationships. Check out FreightCenter reviews from real customers, and learn what they have to say about their freight shipping experience!

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Why Choose FreightCenter For Less-Than-Truckload Services (LTL)?

We are an award-winning logistics company and an American veteran-owned business. We bring a lot to the table when it comes to less-than-truckload services. Our history, competitive pricing, and level of service are unmatched in the industry. Over the years and many miles, we have formed a dedicated and respected network of partners in the industry to help customers meet deadlines.

Our mission is to meet and exceed customer expectations in all that we do. We take care of less-than-truckload freight shipping from pickup to delivery. Excellent customer service is our hallmark, and it goes a long way in building a relationship of trust. When customers select FreightCenter to handle their less-than-truckload freight shipment, they trust us to do the job.

FreightCenter by the numbers
25 Years In Business
1.5m+ Shipments Delivered
93%+ On-Time Performance
99.1% Damage Free Shipments

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Complete Customs Broker Services

FreightCenter’s partnerships with leading Canada-based freight carriers and our reliable customs broker, Willson International, allows us to cross the borders safely and seamlessly. Willson assists with paperwork and border clearance to help avoid expensive delays and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) penalties. As the premier customs broker in Canada, Wilson has been serving a variety of industries for over a decade. When you book a cross-border shipment with FreightCenter, you also have the option to use Willson International. If you choose to do so, you will be contacted by a trained customs specialist to prepare your clearance documents.

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**CARM Registration Requirement**

Effective May 13th, 2024, the Canada Border Services Agency will require that all parties who pay duty and taxes on shipments into Canada register their businesses on the CARM client portal.

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Canada-USA Cross-Border Documents

Here are links to download essential documents for clearing customs – whether shipping freight into or out of Canada. Suppose you have specific inquiries about required documents, U.S./Canada border security clearance, and pre-clearance. In that case, FreightCenter’s customer service representatives are ready to assist – call us at 800.716.7608 or click the Chat with Live Customer Support tab.

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Canada-USA Cross Border Customs Clearance

Depending on the value, origin, and if the shipment contains regulated items (alcohol, wine and spirits, firearms, tobacco, etc.), our reliable customs broker, Wilson, will provide you with the necessary documents to securely and quickly clear the Canada-USA cross-border.

  • Contact information for Importer of Record (i.e., the person responsible for all customs duties and taxes)
  • The declared value of the shipment
  • FreightCenter Bill of Lading (BOL)

For Shipments Entering the United States From Canada

  • Bill of Lading: Required at pick up and provided to you by FreightCenter
  • Commercial invoice: Required at pick up
  • NAFTA Certificate of Origin: Required for specific products/commodities
  • Import/Export License: May be required for regulated products/commodities

For Shipments Entering Canada From the United States

  • Bill of Lading: Required at pick up and provided to you by FreightCenter
  • Canada Customs Invoice (CCI): Required at pickup if your shipment is valued at $1,600 CDN or more
  • Commercial invoice: Required at pick up
  • Shipper’s Export Declaration (SED): May be required
  • NAFTA Certificate of Origin: Required for specific products/commodities
  • Import/Export License: May be required for regulated products/commodities
  • Electronic Export Information (EEI): This may be required for particular items and destinations.
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