Freight News

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

Employee Spotlight: Kimberly Handley

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At C&D Logistics® we have years of experience in freight shipping throughout North America. Our experience comes from not just one person, but an entire team that is knowledgeable. Each individual brings a unique set of skills to C&D. Together this creates a company that is able to provide quality service, faster, and on budget. We... READ MORE

Shipping in the Winter

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Just because the harsh winter weather arrives, does not mean that work needs to come screeching to a halt. Freight shipments still need to continue as usual. When the winter weather conditions deteriorate, there are possibilities of shipping delays and damage to cargo. By properly preparing your shipment, understanding your freight, and using the right... READ MORE

It’s Game Time! Scoring Big with Seamless Logistics

C&D Logistics - Partners with the BC Lions Footbal Club - Seamless logistics

It’s that time of year – the Grey Cup is here! And while our BC Lions may not have been in it this year, the big game still gets us excited to talk football. In particular, we want to talk football logistics. Let’s take a look behind the scenes of freight in the pro sports... READ MORE

Family ties brought Matheson back home

C&D Logistics President Dana Matheson featured in the Langley Times | Langley Chamber of Commerce Award Recipient

Football teams often refer to themselves as family so it was not an easy decision for Dana Matheson to walk away. Matheson was an offensive lineman for the St. Mary’s University Huskies, a university in Halifax and he helped the team win the 2002 Vanier Cup as Canadian university champions. But Matheson could see his... READ MORE

A perfect match: 360 Industrial Movers merges with C&D Logistics

C&D Logistics Partners with 360 Industrial Movers

At C&D Logistics, we’re always looking for opportunities to improve the services we offer our customers. For this reason, we are very excited to announce that 360 Industrial Movers, one of the best industrial riggers and movers in the business, has joined our team. This significant addition, which became official on October 1st, creates one... READ MORE

Mythbusting: How 3PLs deliver better logistics

3 Common Myths About Asset-Based vs. Non-Asset-Based Freight Companies | C&D Logistics, Surrey BC

3 Common Myths About Asset-Based vs. Non-Asset-Based Freight Companies It’s easy to fall into the trap of assuming that a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that doesn’t own the shipping assets (trucks, etc.) won’t be able to provide efficient, cost-effective service. But to think this is a mistake. At C&D Logistics, we prove this every day,... READ MORE

Fall 2015 Community Events

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Our commitment to the community remains strong going into the Fall. While our role as the BC Lions’ official equipment transportation provider in 2015 is still a solid part of our line-up, there are a few events we’re proud to be participating in this Fall. BBQ off the Bypass – Presenting Sponsor Come taste-test at the... READ MORE

How to Drive a High-Performance Culture

How to Drive a High Performance Culture | Core Values | C&D Logistics | Surrey BC

High performance – every business wants it, but getting there can be a challenge. This month, we focus on a few fundamental steps that can help to create a high-performance culture within your business. Whether you want to improve your construction company, your manufacturing conglomerate or your small business, following these steps will put your company on... READ MORE

The Benefits of Going Driverless

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In the second of this two-part series exploring both sides of the autonomous vehicle movement, we assess the benefits of driverless vehicles. The driverless car has broad implications for society, for the economy and for individual businesses. In the US alone, it is projected that driverless cars one day will generate approximately $2 trillion a... READ MORE