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The basics of transporting frozen or refrigerated goods

Ever thought about how the exotic fruits and vegetables reach the local grocery store shelves? Even the everyday produce often comes from another location. How then do these time sensitive goods travel? The answer is simple, fresh or frozen freight services in Canada and other countries across the world. Read More...


What is meant by customs brokerage and customs clearance in Canada

Customs brokerage is the process through which brokers in Canada carry out customs-related duties on behalf of a client. They help clients in keeping clear the customs declaration and pay appropriate charges for the shipments. Firms dealing with customs brokerage in Canada generally offer the following services: Read More...


Why is custom Clearance Important?

Goods are exported and imported from one country to another in order to maintain a seamless supply chain. Transportation and shipping of the products happen through various routes like rail, road, air and water to reach their destination. But in order to ensure a complete legal and ethical freight shipment, custom clearance is indispensable. There are agencies in every country who are responsible for ensuring the fact that all the consignment coming and going out of the country are under the legal purview and thus safeguards illegal export/import of goods which is out of the permissible limit of the respective government. Along with this, custom agencies also take care of the taxes, excise duties and other charges that are levied at the time of shipment. Read More...


North America Freight, LTL Freight Canada

In this age of globalization, for any company, it is of utmost importantance to have a sound freight
network. A good storage, packaging and distribution system, where one can get the product delivered in the most safe and fastest way, is most welcomed. LTL (less than a truck load), is one of the most common methods of transportation in Canada, where the consignments are carried without much hassle.  With LTL freight, shipping is relatively lighter and convenient than other transportation options. With the help of LTL one can easily send shipments weighing between 68 to 9000 kgs. Read More...


Overview of CDS and Custom Clearance

Domestic as well as International Logistics is extremely important for the success of any product based company. The way flawless manufacturing of goods is essential, in the same way one needs to take the distribution with equal sincerity. Canadian Domestic Logistics by Canadian Distribution Services Ltd. is one such name that has made its mark in delivering goods both in domestic and international destinations with utmost diligence and ease. It is the distribution that decides the success of an industry to a large extent and CDS logistics understand it to a great extent and act accordingly to achieve it in more ways than one. Read More...


Importance of 3PL and Food and Beverage Distribution

Distribution of food and beverages in and around the world is one of the most dynamic logistical work to be undertaken. There is no scope for any negligence in any respect when it comes to the warehousing and distribution of food items all over the world. This is the precise reason why the supply chain catering to the distribution of food and beverages need to be dealt with lot of care and precision. A third party logistics provide(3pl) enables the whole process of food storage and distribution in the most efficient way. Manufacturing companies hire third party logistics who ensure that the food consignments will reach at the earliest and safely without any damage. Read More...


A Peep into Logistics Provider - 3PL Third Party Logistics Provider

In this age for any product based firm having a sound freight network is inevitable. A meticulous storage, packaging and transportation system where the delivery of the product to the clients in the safest and quickest way now has become important. There are two commonly used freight modes by any company: 3pl warehouse and LTL freight. Read more...


Canadian Domestic Logistics

Canadian Domestic Logistics providers offer business solutions to both domestic and international clients giving them a cost effective and smooth functioning supply chain solution for the entire Canadian market. CDS Group of Companies are truly one of the best firms that can be relied on for any operation pertaining to warehouse management and distribution of food and beverages along with service such as freight, transportation, delivery and transloading. Read More... 


Facts about food and beverage distribution

In this age of globalization, one of the most common products which is distributed throughout the globe without any virtual boundary is food and beverages. For the same reason, a proper warehouse and distribution of any food and drink becomes quintessential. It is said that getting the product to the customer in time without compromising the quality is the bottom line of food and beverage distribution. This has to be attained by maintaining the all-important guidelines of products shelf-life and quality. A good and efficient distribution system also involves efficient logistics along with reasonable cost of delivery. Read More...


Why Refrigerated Warehousing is The Call of the Hour?

Any successful business requires proper warehousing of its products.  Matters can get really crucial if delicate and vulnerable cargo is not maintained under optimum conditions. A way to assure proper care of your goods is by the use of temperature controlled warehousing.  Here are a few reasons why temperature controlled warehousing is the call of the hour for your business organization in Canada. Read More...


 How to find an efficient cold storage Vancouver service

If you are looking for ways to manage inventory efficiently, then services of cold storage companies are crucial for your business. There is no replacement for optimal inventory management. Therefore, hire a cold storage Vancouver services provider carefully so that all your requirements of business is met adequately. Here are some of the questions that you should ask such companies to select one of them for your cold storage needs Read More...


 Why warehousing and distribution services matter to your business

There are several reasons that you should hire an efficient provider of warehousing and distributing services. You may be involved in an import business, or you may be a manufacturer and in any form of business, these are crucial services if you want to competitive in a market. Read More...


 Why there is a need for Warehousing & Distribution services

A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods and materials .It is a large building where goods are stored, and where they may be catalogued, shipped, or received, depending upon the requirement. Warehousing and distribution service helps you to establish a presence in a country or region where you do not have your own office or company, thereby enabling your global reach across the world and at the same time allowing you to serve your clients more effectively and in a better and efficient way. Read More...


Cross Docking services - CDS Group

Cross docking is a process in logistics of unloading materials from an incoming railroad car or semi-trailer truck and storing these materials directly into outbound trucks, trailers,  rail cars, and containers with little or no storage in between. Cross docking is a method based on speed and agility and is generally used in hub-and-spoke operations. In brief, it is the shipment and collection of goods by bypassing the storage facility. It is a fairly easy method of handling inventory that involves loading and unloading inventory from an incoming truck onto an outbound truck. During cross docking storage times vary. Read More...


Pick and pack services- An Advantage for Fulfillment Business

Pick and pack fulfillment are among the valuable services essential for a business management. Pick and pack warehousing plays a major role in the supply chain procedure for many of the retail items we purchase. With pick and pack fulfillment, the company simply has the goods sent to the fulfillment company's warehouse and permit them to handle it. At the mean time, all the part of shipping is managed under the same roof with their own employees. This lessens delivery expenses to one lump cost. When a company has goods that require to be shipped out, order fulfillment is going to be one of its main concerns. Read More...


 Details about Cold Storage Vancouver

Cold storage Vancouver services are nothing new to those who are into the food industry in Canada. Talking of cold storages, it always reminds us as a room that is cold enough to give us chills, something like a walk inside the refrigerator. Cold storages are meant to keep the food stuff at a relatively lower temperature so that it can be preserved for long and it doesn’t get spoiled with time.  The Canadian Warehouse companies ensure minimal temperatures at their cold storage Vancouver to keep the food cool till it is required to be cooked or sold in the market. Read More...


Easy Customs Clearance Canada!

Getting your precious items off the customs is never an easy task, and so we often look for someone’s help. With Customs Clearance Vancouver, you can sit back and relax, because we are a bunch of people who make sure that you have an easy experience of customs clearance Canada. Read More...


 Handle inventory issues successfully with pick and pack warehousing

Businesses have to deal with inventory issues. Most businesses do not have enough space to stock the products which they sell. Even when space is available for storing the products, it creates the problem of investing time in managing the inventory. In fact, there are many such issues that the business must tackle when they have a pile-up of product. Pick and pack warehousing is a way to solve these problems. Read More... 


Warehousing pick and pack, a hassle-free cost-effective inventory management solution

Most businesses today have to confront the sever shortage of space on their premise. They have to store the products in garages, empty offices and in other odd places. If the demand is slow, the inventory only piles up and the products are then stored everywhere, leading to chaos and escalation of costs. This is specially a nightmare for some small businesses that usually do not have a large premise. Warehousing pick and pack comes to the rescue of such business with lots of value added services in place. Read More... 


Advantages of cold storage Vancouver for different industries

Demand for cold storage of different products is increasing by each day. Today, every industry relies heavily on the facilities such as cold storage Vancouver to store the perishable products safely for many days and months. This keeps the companies in business as they can sell the products at opportune time to make greater profit. Cold storage is also a means of supplying the products to the customers in a regular manner. Read More... 


Much needed refrigeration solutions from Canadian warehousing companies

Many industries today depend on the companies that provide refrigeration solutions. There are plenty of Canadian warehousing companies that are capable of keeping the perishable items safe so that these products can be supplied to the customers whenever they make a demand. Cold storage Vancouver is particularly helpful when businesses need large-scale refrigeration units. Read More...


Transloading services add value to your business

If you run a successful business that is gaining an increasing number of customers and demand for your products has enhanced fast, then you must be having an excessive inventory.  Such inventory build-up is quite common with successful companies, and many a times they have to confront the problem of storing their products. Surely, creating their own warehouse is not a practical solution for many businesses due to lack of space and funds. However, they can always rely on Transloading services that are meant to lessen their burden of handling the inventory.  Read More... 


Supply chain solutions Canada for fast growth of businesses

Most of the Canadian businesses today depend heavily on supply chain solutions Canada when they have to tackle huge inventories. For such businesses, there are many supply management systems available to them, with latest technologies being in place. These systems are known today for providing management solutions for the supplies and for helping the businesses to know exact costs involved in shipping the products. Read More...


Warehousing and distribution services are indispensable for business benefits

Warehouses should be well-resourced and fully outfitted with the latest equipment and technology so that companies accomplish the demands of their clients in an appropriate modern way. Such great access to the latest technology provides better services to the clients at a reasonable and effective price which in turn provides the company better profit margins. Read More...


Affordable Warehousing and Distribution services for business

Warehousing and distribution services provide you various benefits of Cost Savings, Lessen Inefficiencies and errors, better distribution of Resources, Time Savings, supply of business products on time and Clients satisfaction. Due to all this, you will definitely make an increment in your public image as well as build your goodwill. Warehouse Distribution Services allows you to have excess of stock whether perishable or non-perishable and you will never have to worry about losing your customers because of non-availability of those business products. Read More...


Understanding International Trade Solutions

In this global scenario where every country depends on the other for goods and services, International trade solution has gained immense importance over the years. Whether you are an importer or exporter, dealing with cross country trade involves lot of legal, financial and networking tussle. This is the precise reason why it is important to understand the concept of International Trade solutions and the various aspects attached to it. Read More...


How to select a Custom Broker

Custom Brokerage is an important aspect of freight management. Whether in Canada or any other north American country, it is vitally important that you select a Customs Broker who can handle your customs business efficiently and accurately. A good Customs Broker is an invaluable partner in many ways. However, it is important to understand how one should go about selecting a custom broker. A custom broker can be hired individually or on behalf of the organization depending on the need. Here are some tips that can answer the all important question “how to select a custom broker?” Read More...


Things to watch for during Freight Shipping

Sending and receiving goods through different logistic services is a common phenomena undertaken by practically all individuals and organizations who deal with imports and exports. Freight shipment involves multiple layers and each step needs to be handled very carefully if you want the delivery to be a hassle free journey. Even though custom brokers take care of all the vital rules and regulation concerning any consignment, but still there are areas where problems do crop up and delay the final purpose that is to make the goods reach fast and safely. Read More...


CDS Vancouver - One Stop for Refrigerated Transportation

In today’s world, food and beverage is one of the most successful and demanding businesses. Customer demand for international cuisine has equally raised the demand and supply of import and export goods. And if you are in this business, then you very well know the importance of cold storage and refrigerated transportation. Read More...


 

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