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Fastfrate announces new LTL service between Canada and the US

TORONTO, Ont. — Consolidated Fastfrate announced today that it is expanding to offer cross border LTL service.

“We are a private company, responsive to the requirements of our customers,” said Ron Tepper, CEO of Fastfrate. “We were careful to align with like-minded, asset-based LTL partners. Each partner carrier has specific regional USA strengths and combined, give us complete coverage of the continental USA. We are very pleased to offer this expanded service option to our customers on both sides of the border. We see it as a game changer for our organization.”

Utilizing a hub and spoke distribution model, the company is able to integrate their Canada–wide infrastructure into their US partner network. LTL dry good commodities of 1-4 skids are their focus. They are participants in all the required Homeland Security initiatives and Customs procedures to cross the Canada/USA border efficiently.

Michael Adams, vice-president of logistics and commercial development said: “Ron had a crystal clear vision of how our Cross Border LTL program would unfold. The right partner carriers, a shared service philosophy, integrated shipment visibility and the appropriate physical and human resources in place to ensure success. We have established a very competitive Cross Border alliance with key regional LTL carriers in the U.S. that match Fastfrate’s values and commitment to quality service execution.”

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