Freight News

C&D Logistics CEO Makes This Year’s Top Forty Under 40 List

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More big news at C&D Logistics this month! Our team is proud to announce that our President and CEO, Dana Matheson, has been recognized as one of Business in Vancouver’s top Forty Under 40. This is an incredible achievement for Dana and the entire C&D Logistics team. Dana’s unprecedented passion and commitment towards the shipping... READ MORE

The Importance of Shipping Documents

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With so much of our attention often focused on the logistics, arrival times, and cost management related to shipping, we often forget about the importance of shipping documents. Unfortunately, the mismanagement of shipping documents is one of the most common causes for holdups and delays occurring throughout the process. If you are shipping across the... READ MORE

Nominate C&D Logistics for the 2017 Inbound Logistics 3PL Excellence Award

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We have exciting news! C&D Logistics has had an incredible year and our team feels confident that we have a great shot at winning the 2017 Inbound Logistics Magazine 3PL Excellence Award. In order for us to accomplish this renowned logistics honor, we need your help. Help C&D Logistics get nominated for the award by... READ MORE

When to Use Air Freight: 3 Things to Consider

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There are many variables to consider when choosing an appropriate shipping method for your business. Selecting air freight over ocean freight can significantly impact the speed, reliability, and bottom line of your shipping logistics. Three of the top things to consider when choosing air freight are: speed, size, and potential environmental impact. At C&D Logistics we’ve... READ MORE

The Benefits of Dry Van Shipping

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When it comes to freight transportation the most common and sought after method would be dry van shipping. This is due to high availability and the benefits of having an enclosed trailer during transportation. Whether it is for domestic or cross border shipping, a typical dry van can haul up to 45,000 pounds of cargo,... READ MORE

Preparing your goods for shipping

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No matter what it may be that you are shipping by freight, large boxes or pallets, there are a number of important logistics to be aware of in order to be prepared. Once you have determined the method of shipping you will be preparing your goods for shipping. Rules and guidelines are highly regulated when... READ MORE

Employee Spotlight: Matt Baillet

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C&D Logistics® is made up a skilled team that works together to help our clients save money and get their goods shipped fast. We like to spotlight these employees as they help us provide a great service to all out clients. This month we are putting Matt Baillet, our operations manager, front and center. Who... READ MORE

What to know when cross-border shipping

Category: Freight Brokers
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When shipping your freight across the border there are many different rules and regulations that must be observed. These rules can become a hassle as your shipment usually has a tight deadline and each step in the process further delays it. By being prepared with all the right forms and knowledge before shipping across the... READ MORE

What is freight forwarding?

Category: Freight Brokers
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C&D Logistics® has years of experience as a freight forwarder. But for those who are new to the shipping logistics industry, this term may be unfamiliar and confusing. We want to help bring you up to speed so you can get your shipments where they need to be on time and without stress. What is a... READ MORE

What is a curtain side truck?

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When shipping freight there is a wide range of equipment that can be used to complete the job. Flat decks, dry vans and refrigerated trucks all have their advantages, however curtain side trucks can combine these advantages. With a curtain side truck you can get the protection of a dry van, with the convenience of... READ MORE