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Cross-border services

Canada and the United States not only have the world's longest shared border, they enjoy the world's largest bi-lateral trading agreement. The following figures demonstrate the extent of this special relationship.

  • Kilometres, the Canada - U.S. border stretches across land and water

    8,891
  • Kilometres of border shared with Alaska alone

    2,477
  • Number of border crossings

    119
  • Billion CDN - Total Canada-U.S. trade (2010)

    $501
  • Billion Amount of daily Canada-U.S. trade (2010)

    $1
  • Share of total exports from Canada going to the U.S. alone (2009)

    73%
  • Share of total imports to Canada coming from U.S. alone (2009)

    63%

Major services we offer

LTL (Less than Truckload)

LTL shipping from LSI is designed for small to mid-size companies with shipments weighing between 150 and 20,000 pounds. It gives you the ability to ship even the smallest amount of product across the country with added flexibility in cost, schedule and inventory control. LSI's cross border services professionalize every aspect of this trade from their Toronto, Montreal & Puslinch hubs. Our hubs in Toronto, Montreal & Puslinch pick up and deliver across these regions in Canada to and from all major lanes in USA - Eastern and Eastern Seaboard, Mid-West, South and South West USA.

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FTL (Full Truckload)

If your freight weighs more than 20,000 pounds, our FTL service makes sense for you. With a 21,000 square foot facility in the heart of Mississauga and a reliable network of proven carriers, we're the ideal partner when it comes to full truck load transport. We have an excellent team of truck drivers with concrete knowledge in handling dry, Reefer and Special Cargos to facilitate and resolve issues on the go.

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Temperature Controlled

Cargo that moves cross border with LSI, both inbound and outbound, includes temperature-controlled movements such as meat, poultry, seasonal produce, fruit and pharmaceuticals. Additionally, LSI moves some very time sensitive assembly line cargo for the automobile industry apart from freight of all kinds (FAK).

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Hazmat Services

With certification to handle HAZMAT and Alcohol across US, we can fulfill every required conditions for moving hazardous materials safely. Solid and material knowledge in all the classes of HAZMAT goods enabled us in catering the requirements of each one in most economic way. By accepting every obligation of dangerous goods we take complete responsibility and guarantee a complete and safe transit.

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Expedite Services

Our expedite team ensures well-timed pickups and delivery of your shipment by giving absolute priority to time sensitivity. With cutting edge route optimization softwares and systems, we ensure most optimized delivery date. We are certified and associated with FAST ( Fast and Safe Trade) and CSA ( Customs Self Assessment ) to ensure less customs interference, as well as dedicated reporting lanes at the border.

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We are all equipped to deliver your requirements

  • PIP and C-TPAT Partner to ensure safe shipment.

  • 40 Percentage of fleet equipped with temperature control units

  • Certified pickup agent for HAZMAT and Alcohol from the US

  • Member of Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

  • Canadian and US bonded

  • Reduced clearance time with Customs Self Assessment(CSA) and Free and Secure Trade(FAST)