Shipping to Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by PLS Logistics April 18, 2016 at 3:30 PM

Sending LTL or truckload shipments to Canada from the U.S. doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, when you work with the right partner, it can be relatively easy. Here’s everything you need to know about shipping to Canada:

Paperwork

Shipping freight to Canada requires a lot of paperwork. Three pieces of paperwork you will always need are a bill of lading (BOL), a Canada Customs Invoice and a NAFTA certificate of origin. It is important to ensure all of your documentation is done correctly to avoid delays in transit. Working with a customs broker or logistics provider on this paperwork is common – some carriers even require it before they will accept your freight.

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