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International Freight Shipping

International Freight Shipping Services

The logistics involved in arranging ground transportation/freight shipping is a critical function to any company that’s shipping or receiving goods and equipment across North American markets. Depending on the size of the organization, not every company has the capacity to handle all the elements associated with the logistics of shipping by truck. Some businesses are reluctant to outsource logistics to freight shipping companies given the potential number of moving parts involved in managing the flow of things from point of origin to point of consumption. Thankfully, NATS Canada is one of the top international freight shipping companies in North America. As a full-menu 3PL provider, NATS Canada has built a reputation for providing clients with safe, reliable and affordable supply chain management solutions. Our network of freight shipping companies in Canada and the USA, provides a quick and cost-effective delivery service from Canada to the U.S. and vice versa.

International logistics companies in Canada have unique challenges. The size of the country and the fact Canada’s biggest trading partner is the United States means international freight shipping companies in Toronto trying to compete nationally, have to rely on networks across both countries. That requires at 3PL provide like NATS to develop years of experience, a team of logistics experts, skilled truck drivers and exceptional relationships built on trust and customer service. NATS Canada has become a world class supply chain management provider by focusing on all those important elements.

The evolution of 3PL providers can be traced back to the 1970s, when heavy haul trucking companies were a primary bridge between shippers and receivers. The emergence of intermodal marketing companies (IMCs) that expanded their operation to provide such services as warehousing, packaging and financial management laid the foundation for today’s 3PL companies. NATS Canada is one such 3PL provider that offers four primary pillars of third-party logistics:

  • Sourcing of appropriate equipment to make the process of shipping cargo easy for business, manufacturers, construction, automotive and steel companies
  • Supply chain solutions from raw materials and manufacturing to the end customer or consumer.
  • Strong relationships across all relevant sectors backed by top-notch customer service to ensure the most cost-effective, safe and reliable delivery service.
  • In-house logistics management that provides companies with a viable, experienced option rather than hiring their own staff.

When you’re in the market for the services of international freight shipping companies, choose the best; choose NATS Canada.


Intermodal gives you greater control, security, visibility and peace of mind over every load. We proudly provide premium service levels that include industry-leading on-time performance and better access to rail capacity at better prices—not to mention, the kind of service our customers have come to count on.

Our strong relationships and experience with our rail providers grant you better access to more services and lane options. Plus, we have access to rail freight containers, initiating ramps and dray—so we can keep closer tabs on your shipment.

Factor in that intermodal transportation also provides dramatic savings in fuel costs and consumption—rail transportation being three times more energy efficient than truck transport—and, like that, NATS becomes your obvious one stop shopping provider.


Shipping your international freight by sea can be a challenge for any business. At NATS we understand the complexities involved with international sea freight and the differing trade communities. By allowing NATS to assist as your “global logistics consultant” you are ensured a “hassle-free” top-of-the-line service. Our objectives are to achieve, amongst other things, competitive rates and optimum transit times, while providing on-time and safe delivery of your containerized or break bulk freight.


From North America to China, NATS can import and export your product around the world, from a single small skid to a container load.

Our skilled consultants can get as involved as your needs dictate; we can offer a complete global freight management consultancy service – both import and export – or simply provide an AIR cargo service that gets your goods where you want them, anywhere in the world, in the required time frame. Always customer-driven, our approach to your unique requirements, continual investment and our refreshing “can-do” attitude provides a benchmark to which we constantly aspire throughout our organization.

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