Freight Services

What do I do if you do not have an office at a port that I want to clear at?

We can clear your freight anywhere across Canada. All you have to do is let A & A know what border you are clearing. Paperwork is generally done electronically with Canada Customs. This will get your shipme...

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What is the basic information required to get a freight quote?

The basic information required will be: - the origin city - the destination city - commodity - number of pieces/weight/dimensions Also specify the mode of transportation i.e. Air, Ocean or Truck

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I require someone to pick up my freight and deliver it to me, do you handle this?

Yes we do. We have lots of experience in shipping. Our dedicated shipping department will require basic information such as location pick up - delivery address, what the items are, Dim's and if its going to res...

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Are you able to handle international freight in and out of the USA?

Yes. With offices in Blaine, WA and Seattle, WA A & A is able to handle all types of International freight in and out of the USA.

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What is "Re-man" in freight terms?

Re-man stands for re-manifest. According to CBSA Memorandum D3-1-1, page 8, #62: In situations where cargo must be re-manifested (for example, a change in the carrier who is transporting the in bond shipment),...

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Can A & A handle over-sized cargo to and from the USA?

Yes. Depending on the dimensions of the cargo A & A will utilize Double Drop Trailers, Low Boys, Step decks etc.to move the cargo.

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Can A & A handle over-sized ocean freight that does not fit into a 40' HQ container, to international destinations?

Yes we can. Depending on the amount of over height and the width overlap dimensions, A & A would utilize the appropriate Flat Rack container. Max dimensions will be specified by the Steamship Line used.

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What is a power tailgate, also called lift gate?

It is a mechanical device fitted at the back of the truck normally used if there is no dock at the pick-up or delivery location to move the freight on and off the truck.

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How do I get a SCAC code?

SCAC codes are applied for through National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA). You can complete the application online at www.nmfta.org.

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Can you arrange shipment for outside of North America?

Yes we can arrange freight to and from North America - contact our freight department by filling out our freight form for a quote here.

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