1. What is Freight Forwarding?Freight forwarding is a service that many businesses rely on to get their goods from point A to point B. It involves organizing the transport of goods from one place to another, and it’s usually done on behalf of a third party. It’s a complex process that requires an expert to handle all the details. The freight forwarder will be responsible for selecting the most efficient and cost-effective means of transport, as well as organizing the shipment of the goods.
  2. What are freight classes?Freight class is a standard that measures the density of a shipment and helps carriers determine shipping charges. It is a numerical code that ranges from 50 to 500, with the lower numbers representing the least dense and lowest cost shipments, and the higher numbers representing the denser and more expensive shipments. Freight class is determined by four key factors: density, stowability, handling and liability
  3. What services does Freight Forwarding U.S. provide?We specialize in freight forwarding for clients in the U.S. and Canada, ensuring that your goods get to their destination safely and on time.
  4. What are the benefits of using Freight Forwarding U.S. for my shipment?Freight Forwarding U.S. offers door-to-door shipping, so you don’t have to worry about the hassle of picking up and delivering your goods.
  5. Does Freight Forwarding U.S. offer tracking for my shipment?Absolutely! When you use Freight Forwarding U.S., you can always track your shipment to make sure it arrives on time.
  6. What documents do I need to provide for my shipment?You’ll need to provide us with a copy of your invoice, packing list, and a bill of lading. Depending on the type of goods you’re shipping, you may need to provide additional documents like a certificate of origin. Get in touch with us for more details on the various documents you might require.
  7. How much does Freight Forwarding U.S. charge for its services? Prices vary depending on the size and complexity of your shipment. Sign up and you can get a free quote from us to see the pricings.
  8. Does Freight Forwarding U.S. offer insurance for my shipment? Of course! We provide insurance for all of our shipments to ensure your goods stay safe during transit. Just make sure to select the checkbox for insurance while you prepare your shipment label with us.
  9. Do you inspect/open packages? Freight Forwarding U.S. and CBSA have the right to check out your shipments and make sure nothing prohibited is being shipped.
  10. What are the prohibited items? There is a list of prohibited items that cannot be brought into Canada according to the Canada Government regulation. You can find the list here.Or you can just get in touch with our customer service to know more about the prohibited items.