Freight Forwarding

Flexible freight solutions for the modern supply chain

Your supply chain demands a freight forwarder that understands your products, suppliers and trade patterns, all while providing responsive customer service that is flexible to your needs. Our global network of carriers ensures you get the fastest transit times at the most competitive prices.

We seamlessly integrate freight forwarding with customs brokerage for a complete solution that has you covered.

Freight Forwarding Services:

  • Air: First-rate scheduling and clearance combined with a network of international partnerships to provide exceptional routing, pricing and delivery speed.
  • Ocean: Our global network built over 50 years gives you access to the best balance of predictability, pricing, routing and transit time. FCL, LCL, consolidations, deconsolidations, drayage, documentation, dangerous goods. Our expert freight and logistics staff handle it all.
  • Ground: FTL, LTL, high-value, over dimensional, temperature controlled, flatbed, rail, intermodal – no matter what type of ground freight service you’re looking for, we can get it moving quickly while lowering your transportation costs.
  • Cargo Insurance: All-risk insurance designed to deliver peace of mind at a great rate.

Why Choose Carson for Freight Services:

  • A Canadian Company with Global Coverage
    We have freight offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal and a network of global logistics partners to serve all of your international freight requirements so you’re covered in every major logistics hub worldwide.

  • Asian-Pacific Specialists
    Our core freight business focuses on the Asia-Pacific gateway. With decades of experience managing cargo through this freight lane, we utilize our unrivaled knowledge to ensure on-time delivery of your goods.

  • Driven by Technology
    All freight shipments handled by Carson are visible throughout their entire journey, from origin to destination, using our best-in-class Clearview freight management platform. Live shipment tracking, shipment documentation handling and advanced reporting for easy management of air, ocean and ground shipments.

  • Customized Solutions
    Looking for a better way to meet your shipping needs? We work with you to find innovative solutions to even the most complex supply chain challenges. Our partnerships with the world’s leading carriers allows us to offer flexibility, even during times of scarce supply.

Carson is a fully certified freight forwarder:

  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) licensed cargo agent
  • Federal Maritime Commission licensed (FMC) ocean transportation intermediary
  • Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)