sea freight forwarder canada

Best Sea Freight Forwarder in Canada

Providing You The Most Cost-Efficient Movement Of Cargo – Hassle Free
If your freight needs necessitate ocean transportation, we at GFFM can arrange FCL or LCL cargo to and from anywhere in the world. Our wide array of contracts and association memberships assure our clients that we understand the inner workings of ocean freight and thus can guarantee the carrier that best suits their specific requirements.
We are licensed freight forwarder and non-vessel-operating common carrier. Wherever you are importing to, or exporting from, our highly experienced in-house team ensure fast trouble-free movement of even the most difficult cargoes.
As ocean freight logistics company, we’re not tied to one particular ocean carrier. Our sea freight services network of partners is balanced and well-coordinated.

Why GFFM?

  • 15+ Years Experience

    Built on one principle, our business is the most responsive and reliable freight forwarder you will ever use.

  • Dedicated Team

    Our competent, knowledgeable and extremely qualified specialists in ocean freight and transportation will ensure that your experience is effective.

  • Customer Service

    We provide the widest possible range of services at highly competitive prices. We do this with a service level that exceeds your expectations.

FAQ's

What's the difference between freight and drayage?

Drayage is used to haul container freight over short distances, while cartage is used to move freight to multiple destinations in a targeted area.

What is a drayage rate?

Drayage is the fees levied for the movement of freight over short distances to prepare them for the next stage of the journey or delivery to their destination. There are different types of drayage fees: drop fees, chassis-split fees, and pre-pull fees.

What does drayage mean in trucking?

By definition, drayage is the transport of freight from an ocean port to a destination. It’s also often described as the process of transporting goods over short distances, such as “The first mile.” Now, you may be thinking, what’s the big deal?

How is air cargo shipping working?

From pickup to delivery, the process is straightforward. Once the freight is fully loaded, the porter will tender the goods to the airport, where it will be put onto a plane.

What are the advantages of air freight?

Speed and reliability

The most benefit shippers gain when shipping air cargo is speed, which can be faster as same-day delivery. This mode of transportation gives the fastest shipping times and also reliable arrival & departure times.

What is the concept of freight forwarding?

Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another via single or multiple carriers via air, marine, rail or highway.

What is the difference between logistics and freight forwarding?

Logistics companies, unlike freight forwarders, own all of their own assets including freight fleets of trucks, boats, or planes, but without any access to actual shipping routes. Logistics companies generally have expertise in specific areas, i.e., dry box, intracity, cold storage, long haul or large scale.

What does a freight forwarding company do?

A freight forwarder is a firm specializing in the arrangement of cargo on behalf of shippers. Freight forwarders generally provide different types of supply chain services, which include ocean or air freight transportation, on-read transportation from a launching place and/or to destination.

For Questions, Inquiries, and Estimates

Consult with our team for more information about our menu of domestic transportation offerings.