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Four logistics services – one trusted provider for cross border shipments

Single-sourced trucking, customs clearance and distribution to expedite your freight shipments between the U.S. and Canada.


With a complete package of customs brokerage, trucking, and distribution services on both sides of the border between Canada and the U.S., Universal Logistics is ideally positioned to deliver solutions that will help you reduce freight costs, optimize transit times and achieve air-tight compliance. The savings for your company could add up to thousands of dollars or more.

You will be even more impressed with our unmatched service commitment, which extends to those rare situations when something goes wrong because of an unexpected event, such as severe weather or labour disputes.

Learn more about what we could do for your company by requesting your today.

Trucking services

Looking for cross border or domestic trucking services (LTL to FTL), anywhere in North America? Our in-house trucking experts will select the right carrier and the right route for your needs and budget. Speak to them today about the relative merits of local versus national carriers, new truck routes and the latest changes in road regulations.

Customs brokerage – Canada

While delivering the quick Customs release you expect and need anywhere in Canada, Universal Logistics offers unmatched support before and after clearance:

  • Pre clearance
    • Management of databases (vendors, products, tariffs)
    • USMCA/CUSMA (formally NAFTA) management
    • Other Government Department (OGD) requirements
  • Post clearance
    • Voluntary corrections
    • Compliance reviews
    • Audit support

To learn more, speak to our customs brokerage experts in Canada and remember to ask about our SMART Customs Review, available exclusively from Universal Logistics.

Customs brokerage – U.S.

Simplify your North American freight shipments by making Universal Logistics USA your single source for a complete range of U.S. customs brokerage services, delivered through Buffalo, New York, now recognized as a strategic trade gateway linking Canada and the U.S.

To learn more, speak to our customs brokerage experts in the U.S. and remember to ask about our SMART Customs Review, available exclusively from Universal Logistics.

Warehouse & Distribution services

Operating in strategically located facilities in Canada and the U.S, we offer customized 3PL and 4PL warehouse and distribution services, including Order Fulfillment; Cross Docking; Order Consolidation; Light Assembly; Returns Management; Ticketing and Labelling; Storage; and Domestic Transportation.

This could be the ideal solution for companies that want to enter the Canadian market without having to absorb the cost of setting up a dedicated warehouse and distribution system. It is also a good choice for U.S. companies with existing sales to Canadian customers that want a cost-effective alternative to shipping multiple courier packages.

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