Freight News

Big News: C&D Logistics Hires New Vice President, Global Development

C&D Logistics VP Global Development

C&D Logistics is excited to announce that Brandon Toothill has joined our team as Vice President, Global Development. Brandon has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Royal Roads University, has completed his Advanced CIFFA Certificate (Certified International Freight Forwarder) and is currently working towards his CCLP designation (Certified Logistics Professional). With 10 years of experience... READ MORE

Reducing Freight Costs with Rail Shipping

Reducing freight costs with rail shipping

When freight shipping has no required delivery time, and can afford a longer transit, rail shipping is a cost-effective way for businesses to positively impact their bottom line. Although reducing freight costs with rail shipping does not make sense for all logistical situations businesses are often able to save big when using rail for long-distance... READ MORE

Ship & Save With These 3 Cost-Effective Freight Shipping Tips

Ship and save with C&D Logistics

Without a game-plan freight shipping can quickly evolve into a challenging, complex and expensive burden for businesses of all sizes. Freight shipping and logistics should be strategically planned, operated and audited like all other areas of business to determine whether or not there are opportunities for development and improvement. One of the key areas of... READ MORE

Shipping Hazardous Goods

Shipping Hazardous Goods

The shipment of hazardous goods and materials often poses a unique challenge to businesses. There are many distinct rules and regulations that must be followed when shipping hazardous materials. In order to ensure that they reach their appropriate destination in the safest, most efficient way possible, it is imperative that business owners familiarize themselves with... READ MORE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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