This mode of transportation is where we built our business and it is our specialty. We have been handling ocean shipments for over 34 years, all this time adding value to our customers’ shipments. We do not just handle the booking of space on vessels, but we also assist you in completing the necessary export documentation, phytosanitary requirements, and other necessary paperwork to ensure that your shipment arrives smoothly.

Ocean Freight Forwarding Services

Containerized Cargo

Cargo1If you are shipping containerized cargo, we can help you save time and money! With our on-site container freight station, we can provide an integrated facility for your import/export needs. We are able to handle a wide variety of cargo through our facility.

Please see our warehousing section for more details.

With our global network of contacts, we are positioned to provide the best and complete range of services for your ocean freight shipments. Our head office in Toronto coordinates all inbound shipments to ensure that all documentation and handling procedures are properly followed.

  • Pick up of cargo for delivery to our facility
  • Container loading and delivery to and from all port terminals in Canada
  • Booking of vessel space
  • Export documentation / B13 Declarations
  • Customs clearance at the port of destination
  • Door delivery to the customer at destination

If it is more convenient for you, you can also arrange shipments at our branch offices in Vancouver, Richmond, Calgary and Montreal.

We handle all the following types of containerized moves:

  • LCL (Less than container load) or FCL (Full container load)
  • Any combination of CFS, CY, or door pickup and delivery
  • Dangerous Goods, Refrigerated, Oversized, and Specialized cargo
  • N.V.O.C.C. Operations
  • Consolidation and deconsolidation of shipments

Our philosophy has always been to maintain a good relationship with all ocean carriers so that we can best serve our customers’ needs.

If you would like a quotation on the movement of your cargo, please go to our Quote page.

Project and Bulk Cargo

Cargo2Since 1981, we have handled all types of project and specialized cargo. From oversized and overweight goods that require special equipment to more unique cargo that requires constant monitoring and tracking.

As a sample of what goods we have shipped, we provide a short list below.

  • Trains
  • Canada Line Rail Vehicles
  • Yachts
  • Airplane parts
  • Movie props

We have handled other diverse types of cargo so if you would like a quotation on the movement of your cargo, please go to our Quote page.

Roll On / Roll Off (RO/RO) Cargo

ro-roSince 1981, we have handled all types of RO/RO (Roll On / Roll Off) cargo for customers around the world. Because all RO/RO cargo is different, our RO/RO teams are constantly customized to the client’s expectations and needs. We also have in place arrangements with the largest RO/RO carriers around the world which will facilitate in lowering the time involved in preparation for such a cargo movement.

Currently, our offices in Vancouver, Richmond, Calgary and Toronto are among the largest transportation specialists of used vehicles (Japan Domestic Market / JDM vehicles) from Japan to Canada. As a sample of what goods we have shipped, we provide a short list below.

  • Vehicles
  • Material handling equipment
  • Farming equipment

We have handled other diverse types of cargo so if you would like a quotation on the movement of your cargo, please go to our Quote page.

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Managing Director, Canadian affiliate of Global clothing and apparel manufacturer
We've been using Canaan Transport Group Incorporated for our specialized deliveries of hazardous materials. As a fellow competitor and co-loader, we required a partnership with a company that has enough experience both in delivery and cargo handling. Since we used Canaan Transport Group as our partner - we never looked back. Thanks and keep up the good work!
Vice President, Medium sized Canadian transportation intermediary
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Owner and CEO, South Asian Food Importer
We deal with complicated routed deliveries and usually require different means of transportation, including warehouse stopovers. Canaan Transport Group Incorporated was an ideal solution for us due to the ability to combine Air, Ocean, Rail and Road Freight services with the extended Canaan warehouse infrastructure.
Export Manager, Large Canadian Forestry Corporation
We used to have a problem with other transportation companies in the past due to failed insurance obligations. Dealing with Canaan Transport Group Incorporated was a smooth ride and we've found an all-in-one solution for our various needs. We really appreciate the professional attitude and reliable partnership provided by Canaan Transport Group. Domo arigato gozaimazu!
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