The complete guide to cross-border shipping

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The Complete Guide to
Cross-Border Freight

Absolutely everything you need to know about shipping freight between the U.S. and Canada.

From customs paperwork to carrier requirements to potential security clearances… cross-border freight is a different type of shipment. The last thing you want to hear is, “stuck at the border.” When it comes to cross-border shipping, one small slip-up could cost your business thousands. The guide provides a complete breakdown of the processes and procedures you need to follow when moving freight between the US and Canada.

  • The 3 golden rules of cross-border shipping

  • The step-by-step process for cross-border freight

  • Detailed description of all cross-border shipping forms & documents

  • Downloadable and printable cross-border forms and documents


  • Links to the border points of entry and current wait status

  • Key contacts, resources and links for cross-border shipping

  • Our recommended list of customs brokers

  • FAQs for cross-border shipping


Save time, get organized, and get your products to your customers.

One of the most helpful sections is the insert on cross-border paperwork and documentation.

We’ve included all the cross-border forms and documents you’ll need in one place.

Check out our Insights & Resources section.

Supply Chain and Logistics resources all in one place.

We’ve included everything you need to know about the USMCA – CUSMA – TMEC.

And we’ve added some pro-tips from cross-border experts to help you better understand the pitfalls and leverage the important shortcuts.

At FLS, we know a thing or two about moving freight.

You can think of it as your handbook to cross-border shipping success.

Download it, bookmark it, and print it out…You’ll want to keep this one handy!

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