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A Shipper’s Guide To Trailer Types
Alexandra Haukaas

There are several different trailer types used for hauling freight of all kinds, from produce to giant cranes. It is crucial for shippers to understand the weight and dimensions of their shipment to ensure they are loading a trailer correctly and adhering to the local weight and length restrictions.

March 3, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine & The Cold Chain
Alexandra Haukaas

In recent weeks we have learned of the transportation challenges the COVID-19 vaccine will present, with the temperature requirements being only one of them. With the sheer massiveness of the project, many are wondering if the cold-chain will be affected.

December 10, 2020
CERS Export Report | Everything You Need To Know
PCB Group

Come September 30th, 2020, the system in which you report is being replaced by the Canada Export Reporting System (CERS). Keep reading to learn more about this change.

September 17, 2020
Freight Logistics Q&A Update Amid COVID-19 - Part 2
Alexandra Haukaas

Last week we sat with our Freight Operations Manager to shift focus onto our freight clients who have also been facing challenging times. Here is Part 2 of that Q&A interview with Alex.

May 14, 2020
Freight Logistics Q&A Update Amid COVID-19 - Part 1
Alexandra Haukaas

Today, we’d like to draw the focus onto our freight division with Operations Manager, Alex.

May 8, 2020
Covid-19 Effect On Border Communications
Taryn Hannah

With the Covid-19 Global Pandemic many government agency communication channels are understandably overwhelmed with demand...

March 25, 2020
Real Time Supply Chain Visibility Is (Finally) Here
PCB Group

Almost 20 years ago IBM coined the phrase transparent pipeline. Back then, the de rigueur was ecommerce, portals and electronic data interchange (EDI).‍

August 15, 2019
Are Freight Forwarders And Customs Brokers The Same?
PCB Group

There is a difference between Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers, but often they can perform the same role for the client.

June 23, 2019
Tsawwassen’s New Container Examination Facility Now Operational
Jan Brock

As of June 17th, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility (TCEF) is now open.

June 19, 2019
How To Save Money Shipping During Spring Thaw
PCB Group

The experienced exporter was caught by surprise. Sometime ago, early in the middle of March, a large exporter of frozen food products in Quebec loaded a container with their product being exported to Australia.

May 9, 2019