Freight News

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

Employee Spotlight: Matt Baillet

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

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

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?

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

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

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