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Convoy Expands Digital Freight Network to Include Cross-Border Freight with Canada

Convoy NewsPublished on April 23, 2020

Today we are expanding our Digital Freight Network to include cross-border freight with Canada. This expansion opens up hundreds of new lanes for thousands of carriers on both sides of the border, at a critical time for essential goods to pass through the international border as seamlessly as possible.  

Historically, cross-border shippers have relied almost exclusively on large fleets and asset-based carriers to move their freight, primarily because those organizations reduce perceived risk and they have the resources needed to handle the complexities involved with moving shipments across the border versus intra-country freight. These challenges include a range of Canadian province-specific compliance requirements and time-intensive federal customs checks at the border. As a result, options have been limited for shippers who often need flexibility beyond what large fleets and asset-based carriers can provide. 

Now, shippers have access to Convoy’s  flexible and reliable digital freight network, to tap into our vast network of owner-operators and small carriers, to move their cross-border freight. Convoy’s fully automated, quality assurance (QA) program measures carrier performance on every load, including on-time delivery and overall reliability, giving cross-border shippers additional assurance that they’re working with the highest quality carriers.

For carriers, Convoy’s expansion enables owner-operators and small carriers to access additional freight, using the Convoy mobile app to find, bid on, and win cross-border loads.

Jagbir Dhaliwal, owner of RAIKOT LOGISTICS LTD shared his view:  “As a Canadian carrier, having access to more hauling options, including cross-border freight, is key to keeping our trucks running full. We take a great deal of pride in providing exceptional service with each shipment we haul, and Convoy opens the door for us to work with large, world-class shippers on cross border shipments.”

Our cross-border freight offering covers shipments between the U.S. and every Canadian border province, with the exception of Quebec.  

This expansion is a direct result of feedback from our shippers, who’ve shared that they want access to a broader base of carriers than they’ve historically had.  Now more than ever, flexibility and reliability are critical for shippers to ensure swift and safe delivery of their products. 

During this unprecedented period, our network stands ready to support shippers and carriers on both sides of the border.

For Carriers:

Learn more about hauling cross-border here

New to Convoy? Sign up today

Already hauling with Convoy? Open the Convoy app and search for cross border shipments. 

Looking for the Convoy app in Canada? Download the iOS load board app or the Android load board app

For Shippers:

New to Convoy? Get started here or email

Already shipping with Convoy? Contact your Account Manager


Convoy Team

Convoy is the nation's leading digital freight network. We move thousands of truckloads around the country each day through our optimized, connected network of carriers, saving money for shippers, increasing earnings for drivers, and eliminating carbon waste for our planet. We use technology and data to solve problems of waste and inefficiency in the $800B trucking industry, which generates over 87 million metric tons of wasted CO2 emissions from empty trucks. Fortune 500 shippers like Anheuser-Busch, P&G, Niagara, and Unilever trust Convoy to lower costs, increase logistics efficiency, and achieve environmental sustainability targets.
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