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Tips for Choosing the Right Freight Forwarder

Tips for Choosing the Right Freight Forwarder

A freight forwarding company connects services to streamline the transportation of goods around the world. Because there are so many important processes and moving parts involved, it’s important that businesses choose the best freight forwarder to meet their cargo transportation needs.

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Forms

Download important shipping forms to ensure your goods are handled smoothly from reception to final destination.

Transmodal Guarantee Of Payment

TIFC Indemnity Letter - FCL

Designation As Export Forwarding Agent

Transmodal POA Import Export

International Routing

International Routing

Shipment Volume Converter

Use a volume converter to get an estimate on costs per container.

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Incoterms

Here is a list of commonly used international commercial terms and their definitions.

Cost & Freight (CFR) 

“Cost and Freight” means that the seller delivers the goods on board the vessel or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel. the seller must contract for and pay the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination.

CIF (CIF) 

“Cost, Insurance and Freight” means that the seller delivers the goods on board the vessel or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel. The seller must contract for and pay the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination.

‘The seller also contracts for insurance cover against the buyer’s risk of loss of or damage to the goods during the carriage. The buyer should note that under CIF the seller is required to obtain insurance only on minimum cover. Should the buyer wish to have more insurance protection, it will need either to agree as much expressly with the seller or to make its own extra insurance arrangements.”

Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) 

The seller is responsible for delivering the goods to the named destination in the buyer’s country, including all costs involved.

Container Specifications

At Transmodal, we offer leasing options for the following containers:

  • 20 foot containers
  • 40 foot containers
  • 40 foot high tube containers
  • 45 foot containers
Container Diagrams

Frequently Asked Questions

What are my options for shipping goods?

At Transmodal, we offer multi modal transportation services, including air and ocean freight.

For large shipments that require careful strategic planning, we recommend our ocean freight services.

For smaller, time sensitive deliveries, we recommend our air freight services.

What type of containers are available?

We have the following standard shipping containers available for lease:

  • 20 foot containers
  • 40 foot containers
  • 40 foot high tube containers
  • 45 foot containers

Our containers have the option for temperature control. Clients may also use their own containers if they have them.

Does Transmodal offer door delivery?

Yes, we do. Our third party network of couriers can collect your shipments at your warehousing or distribution centre and deliver them to their final destination in Canada or the USA. Learn more about our door delivery services.

What are my options for distribution?

In addition to air and ocean transportation, we also offer logistics for distribution. Click here to learn more.

Our Customers

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