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Paige Logistics is a next generation logistics company in Canada.

Your Cargo, Our Concern.

LTL freight, Full truckload, ltl shipping

Dedicated Transport Services for FCL, LCL, FTL, LTL Freight Shipping

Paige Logistics is North America’s most dedicated full-truckload freight logistics service provider when you do not need an exclusive use of a reeferdry van trailer, or flat deck to ship your products.

Take advantage of our great  rates to determine your ftl & ltl transport shipping cost.

Including distribution frand expedited services, our (FTL) full truckload  transportation services and less-than-truckload company handles all sorts of general freight including perishable food and commodities to satisfying all of your logistics needs.

Our distribution and sea freight forwarding carriers are customizable such as freight shipping from Canada to the USA and shipping China to Canada.

As your trucking services partner, we aim for the best LTL costs if it’s once a month, or once a week, we can guarantee the best rate for you to control your worldwide shipping and freight forwarding costs with dedicated transportation services.  

Shipping Carrier

Air, rail carriers and freight forwarders and one of North America’s favourite LTL or FTL trucking companies, we specialize in ltl freight shipping. Spanning from the Maritimes, across QC to ON, MB, SK, AB, BC Full Truckload Services too!

With China Canada shipping or California to Alaska servicing all across USA, we strive to provide you the best transport shipping rates in Canada for Domestic and Cross Border Trucking, Shipping to California , cargo, freight and logistics services from a single pallet less-than-truckload to a full trailer load!

Great Prices

The nations best LTL freight shipping rates for all trailer types : LTL Dry Vans, Temperature Controlled Reefers, Flat Beds, Conestogas, Roll-Tites, Quad Axles and Maxis, Super B Flats,Step Decks – ­(Available with Ramps & Bunks),  Dedicated Full Containers (FCL), Drayage Services, Moving Services, Intermodal and Rail – Single Pallet (LCL), Low Boys/Double Drops/RGNs -­ Tandem/Tridem/Multi Axle, Power Liftgates, Hot Shots and Equipment Trailers.

 

100% Safety of Delivery

The absolute priority of Paige Logistics is on-time delivery and safety, and our ltl freight shipping rates are affordable. Our top goal and commitment is to execute HSE&Q best practices and procedures.

Our highly-trained workforce is well-versed in all facets of quality control associated with less-than-truckload LTL transport services, ensuring the safe dispatch of all types of freight and cargo.

What is LTL Less than Truckload Shipping?

2022 Changes in LTL Trucking Companies & Full Truck Load [FTL] shipping

We’ve all been affected in some manner by the most talked-about C-word of 2020: Covid19!

Expect procedure modifications while looking for a logistics business that makes ground freight transportation that combines shipments from independent clients inexpensive.

Less than truckload LTL company trucking firms are cost effective for small businesses when employing a 3PL or third party logistics company like Paige Logistics because transportation costs are shared with other enterprises.

Small business shipments are assigned to a specific piece of the carrier’s trailer and are only charged based on the size and distance traveled by the goods.

Because of the labor of unpacking and repacking items, a LTL delivery focused freight company may take longer than a full truck load FTL freight forwarder company. Shipments usually take longer, but the savings in shipping expenses are a plus.

The same way Paige global logistics services, as a full-service freight distribution BC 3PL supplier, offers the best shipping rates by connecting trucks with regularly scheduled shipments travelling in the same way.

When it comes to shipping to the United States or Canada. Paige Logistics provides American LTL shipping services with the ability to manage inventory without the hassles of cross-border shipping.

Paige Logistics, as a US to Canada freight forwarder, uses cutting-edge technology to ensure that your shipments through customs quickly.

Paige Logistics is the most dependable drayage service and Flat Deck and Drop Deck service provider in North America. Customize to meet your local and long-distance delivery requirements.

Located in the greater Vancouver, BC area, we strive to be the premier amung LTL transport companies on the west coast of Canada, serving manufacturers in both regional and national supply chains.

There are no freight distribution BC trucking services needs that we can’t meet as a freight forwarding firm serving North America’s largest suppliers, producers, and manufacturers.

Through our flatbed transportation department and partner construction logistics distribution firms, we offer heavy haul trucking, super B trains, flatbed, step deck, and nationwide services by connecting logistics trucking companies in the United States.

Our experienced flatbed transport department provides North American Flat Deck, Drop Deck, and Regional Super B Train, flatbed, flat deck, and step deck services.

As a full service moving company, not limited to LTL shipments, we are drayage brokers transport a wide range of machinery, including industrial, agricultural, and heavy equipment, as well as pipelines and building materials, as well as railway heavy-duty components and heavy-haul truck road services.

Paige Logistics’ newest addition now provides secure and confidential cannabis moving transportation.

Flat-decks, tandem, tridem, and quad axle trucks, as well as tandem, tridem, and quad axle trailers, are available to move your normal and big deck loads. Which are all active in construction logistics, construction logistics and heavy machinery transport

Steel, aerospace, oil and gas, construction, and mining industries all benefit from our heavy-haul open-air trucking. 

We pack and ship bulk cargo from China to Canada as well as a variety of other deck-compatible and non-deck-compatible items. 

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What is LTL vs LCL?

  1. LCL means “less than a container load”

     2. LTL means “less than a truck load” 

Is guaranteed LTL shipping of the past?

Refunds are not guaranteed in the event of a nearly successful shipment that does not complete (a flat tire can delay the delivery of a load).

Given that COVID 19 has made both open and closed businesses vulnerable, carriers have been forced to temporarily withdraw some services.

Professionals in the supply chain, especially those working for LTL shipping companies, would have a hard time guaranteeing shipments and delivering on commitments without relevant industry experience.

Logistics firms are restricting refunds and services that guarantee shipments for the time being.

Most shippers use third-party LTL transport services; as a result, fewer businesses exist to actually move your shipment from A to B.

Because of this, LTL transportation companies can’t offer as reliable of service as they’d like.

Choose a logistics provider in Surrey, BC that does not rely heavily on outside help. Transport and Distribution by Paige Ltd.

Learn which LTL and FTL logistics service providers have the best track records for timely delivery.

Cargo treatment at port terminals will be facilitated by faster warehouse handling services despite the difficulties posed by COVID.

Paige Logistics is considered Canada’s top shipping logistics company offering the lowest possible rates for LTL transport with guarantee punctual delivery.

Why is FTL & LTL freight Shipment's tracking delayed?

LTL corporations outsource administrative tasks to poor nations. To offer competitive shipping prices to customers. Invoicing affects tracking.

Due to the shutdown, underdeveloped countries lack the technology to work online. This issue delayed shipping tracking information. Shipping businesses are innovating to solve their outsourced business problems.

Surprising Costs For Undelivered LTL & FTL Freight

LCL and LTL providers have been given a difficult procedure to deliver freight that cannot be delivered owing to COVID 19-related business closures.

The shipping industry has established criteria for undeliverable cargo. COVID-related long-term storage fees may apply.

Shipping companies often have to contact to return a cargo and charge the sender for the return. Even if the thing doesn’t sell, you’ll pay shipping twice.

Dedicated LTL Transport Services with Paige Logistics has the experience to predict and account for probable issues when estimating shipment expenses.

Paige Logistics values honesty and customer connections, therefore they will do everything they can to maintain their stellar reputation. Despite challenges, they are the best shipping company.

COVID has affected the maritime industry, thus further safeguards will be taken to improve future readiness.

Innovative industry leaders have solved COVID obstacles to assure customer satisfaction, but it may take time for these preventative steps to become standard freight processes.

Trucking services for LTL and FTL freight will remain in high demand, and we may see new ways in the near future.

Paige Logistics pays great attention to every carrier’s details and adheres to the toughest such as heavy haul trucking, machinery transport, flatbed shipping standards or adjustments and aims to give industry-leading innovative solutions to assure its LTL transport customers’ success. If you need more information, request a quote from Paige Logistics.

SHIPPERS LTL FTL LEGAL RISKS

All shippers are exposed to a number of legal risks as a result of the weighty responsibilities involved in intermodal transport product shipment . Even if your customer selects the FTL or LTL carrier, the following details list off what to expect. 

1. Regardless of whether an LTL or FTL carrier is selected, the shipper is required by law to adequately pack the freight to ensure its safety.

If the shipment is appointed to a common carrier, no matter what trailer type the cargo must be transferable by a standard forklift weighing up to 2500 pounds and must be packaged to withstand the normal wear and tear that the hub-and-spoke system of the common carrier will inflict on the freight.

This typically necessitates that the freight be shrink-wrapped, strapped to a pallet, and, if possible, equipped with corner protectors.

Even better, add cardboard sheets to all sides beneath the shrink wrap to provide additional protection for the shipment. The most effective method is to crate the freight.

Loose freight can cause damage to the truck or other freight, and shippers can be held liable for this as well as any safety accidents that occur as a result of or in the vicinity of such improperly packaged freight.

2, The shipper is legally liable for all the details found in the Bill of Lading. Critical to include are the correct description, weight, NMFC (national motor freight classification) number, Class, and subclass derived therefrom.

If a truck unintentionally goes overweight because your freight was listed at 1,000 pounds when it was actually 2,000 pounds, and then is involved in a collision with fatalities, you can expect a large lawsuit against your company, and possibly even against the shipper on an individual level.

3. For collect or “3rd party pay” BOLs, unless you have Section 7 in your BOLs and have the trucker sign it, if another party is paying the freight bill (via collect or third party billing) but fails to pay, the bills will be returned to the legal shipper.

Courts have determined that the shipper is responsible for paying them, including the full charges without application of the LTL tariff discount.

This is especially true for common carrier shipping – you tendered the freight, and the LTL carrier accepted based on their Tariff, which you implicitly agreed to by tendering the freight to them (even if your customer chose the carrier – it makes no difference!).

This “chargeback” situation can occur if the recipient fails to pay, if the broker, third-party distributor, or seller of the goods (for drop shipments) goes out of business, or if the paying party ceases operations.

As the “legal shipper,” your company will eventually receive the bills. This can be incredibly expensive and even career-ending for shipping and traffic managers and CFOs.

4. The responsibility of the shipper to deliver the freight to the appropriate carrier listed on the BOL.  Penalties can happen if the wrong carrier is matched with the wrong freight. The cargo may be held until past due and disputed invoices are at much higher rates paid to the new carrier.

In addition, you may owe a “Truck Dispatched Not Loaded” fee to the LTL carrier that originally booked the FTL shipment.

5. The shipper is legally accountable for the correct labeling and documentation of all hazardous shipments. On the Bill of Lading, the shipper must include the correct UN number, description, emergency contact numbers and hazmat class.

The shipper must provide the driver with a valid Bill of Lading and Material Safety Data Sheet. It is also advisable to attach copies of this Safety Sheet to each shipping pallet.

Failure to take any of these precautions exposes the company and shipping support staff to possible criminal negligence charges and opens the floodgates of liability in the event of a severe accident involving improperly marked or weighed cargo.

There may be serious legal and financial repercussions. Their is a 9 million dollar settlement that nearly bankrupted a shipper.

6. It is the legal responsibility of shippers to load trailers correctly and safely.

Loading the items haphazardly could potentially cause damage to trucks, other freight, people unloading, as well as collateral damage to people or property in the event of an accident.

In addition, shippers must ensure that their employees do not load any illegal goods onto a trailer.

These are some of the most important responsibilities in freight shipping, and they are the responsibility of your logistics staff.

Training them well and requiring them to read logistics will make them more valuable and resourceful, as well as aware of how one can protect your business from unwarranted liability and the dire consequences of lawsuits.

BC Trucking Association & Freight Carriers Association of a Canada

Alexander Crane
Alexander Crane

Author & Chief Executive Officer at Paige Logistics Ltd. → Experienced Operations Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Transportation, Trucking and the Railroad Industry.