Ready to expand your business beyond the U.S. border? Consider exporting to Canada. Our strong bilateral trade relationship, fostered by the U.S.-Canada free-trade agreement, results in more than $1.4 billion a day in goods traded between the two countries. In fact, with 75 percent of its imports coming from the U.S., Canada is the leading export market for 36 of the 50 U.S. states. And with more than 34.4 million people living in Canada, customer reach for U.S. businesses is farther, and the customer base potentially larger.
Still need convincing? Canada's right next door. We speak a shared language. And our business cultures are similar. Think of how all this translates into vast business opportunities for your company.
Ship with confidence and ease
Exporting your product to foreign countries can seem intimidating. There's a different set of regulations to follow, additional documents to complete and an unfamiliar market to maneuver.
We're here to help you grow your business. So whether you're shipping parts or entire products to our northern neighbors, you can depend on the convenience, reliability and expertise of FedEx Freight to deliver your less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments.
With FedEx Freight, you get:
- Two service options, one reliable service. When you need dependable service, contact FedEx Freight. You'll have access to two shipping services that use the same truck and the same driver: FedEx Freight® Priority for your time-sensitive shipments when you need to increase your speed to market, and FedEx Freight® Economy when you can trade time for savings.
- Next-day cross-border shipping. Need your LTL freight shipment delivered tomorrow? Depending on your origination ZIP code, you can ship to select points in Canada for next-day delivery via FedEx Freight Priority. Click here to determine if your location is eligible for next-day shipping.
- Free 24-hour attention. Our Freight International Services team acts as your liaison with your FedEx Freight driver, with your broker, and with U.S. and Canada customs. We'll ensure all the necessary paperwork gets completed so your shipment can cross the border properly and without delay. And it gets better: This help is at no additional charge. There's no need to sign up or request assistance. You simply schedule a pickup for your freight shipment to activate our services. Call 1.800.351.5187 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Hassle-free, cross-border service. We'll help you simplify your shipping operation, maximize efficiencies and cut costs. Our cross-border shipping solutions are available to help you with everything — from tips to preparing your documents to understanding export regulations. Take a quick quiz to determine your shipping needs. We'll design a cross-border solution just for you.
Who knew trading internationally could be so convenient and easy? When you ship your products to our Canadian neighbors, you can enjoy next-day delivery from select locations within the U.S. via FedEx Freight Priority. And when you can trade time for savings, use FedEx Freight Economy.
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Learn how easy it is to expand your business to Canada. Go to International Services for information on how we can help you get started today.
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