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AP International • Freight • Transport • Warehousing • Customs brokerage

Our team

Mission courtier en transport
Our team is committed to providing complete logistics solutions to simplify the daily operations of its clients and ultimately make their respective supply chains more efficient.

Our logo

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Our logo highlights the close collaboration between our customers, suppliers and team in achieving an effective and profitable business relationship. In order to achieve this, we create an environment conducive to collaboration and to the success of all three partners.

Our history

Histoire courtier en transport

AP International was founded by Mr. Alain Plouffe, after investing most of his career in the world of asset-based transportation, decided to change the rule by launching his own non-asset-based freight brokering organization. Such company would be totally independent from asset-based carrier… Read more…

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Does your freight fit into an enclosed trailer?

We have access to several truck fleets including 48 feet and 53 feet dry vans with single axle, tandem or more capacity, ready to haul your goods wherever you need them – short haul, long haul or regional, across Canada, the USA and Mexico.

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Would you prefer to use an open-deck trailer?

We offer different varieties of open deck trailers ideal for carrying commodities such as steel, lumber, racking, concrete, piping, agriculture and construction equipment, manufactured goods and skidded freight – flatbeds, step decks, drop decks, double-drop trailers, removable goosenecks and more.

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Do you need to secure a full trailer?

Being a non-asset based transportation provider, we have access to several truck fleets across North America. We have different sizes of empty trailers that are available coast-to-coast and ready to accommodate you at the time your need.

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Do you need to ship smaller freight that is too small to fill an entire truck?

We have trucks running throughout North America looking to consolidate multiple less-than truckload shipments into a single trailer. Chances are great that we will have a trailer close to where you need it to be at the time needed, with the available space to carry your freight.

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Do you need to ship over-dimensional freight?

We have the capacity to handle your freight, whatever the size. We have access to different kinds of specialized heavy equipment such as stretch trailers, mini decks and a wide range of multi-axle configurations.

freight special care

Does your freight need any special care?

With access to thousands of different carriers, we suit perfectly in becoming your temperature-controlled carrier of choice. We have access to equipment able to haul cold, frozen and heated freight over long haul distances.

Transport aérien

Have you ever thought of exploring air transport?

We have established partnerships with numerous airlines that transport regular commodities at many airports in Canada, in the USA, in Mexico, Latin America, Europe and in Asia. We offer not only terminal-to-terminal transport solutions but also door-to-door air transport solutions, while respecting your transportation requirements.

Transport maritime

Have you ever considered using ocean transport?

We handle the import/export process of your merchandise by sea in Canada, in the USA, in Mexico, Latin America, Europe and in Asia. Our team offers ocean transport service in FCL (full-container load) and LCL (less-than container load) for all types of goods such as general, refrigerated, RO / RO, OOG and oversized.

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Have you attempted intermodal?

We could combine convenient truck pick-ups and deliveries with cost-effective reliable rail transportation. With access to our partners’ terminals, we connect major centres across North America for our clients.

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Have you ever thought to explore rail transport?

Rail is a key component to Canada’s gateways strategy, which links global supply chains with the North American economy. Through our railway connections, notably the CN and CPR, we are able to efficiently link important markets in North America.

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Need help with managing your inbound and outbound distribution from and to Canada?

We act as the North American distribution arm for many American and Canadian shippers coast-to-coast. We have established strategic partnerships with many of North America’s best carriers allowing you to streamline the amount of carrier you need to manage at your dock.

Do you need to move show freight to or from Canada?

Do you need to move show freight to or from Canada?

We offer a variety of shipping options designed to accommodate your deadline budget. We have established a carrier network that is fully licensed and certified with credentials required to ship meeting the fast-paced tradeshow environment – FAST, C-TPAT, PIP, CSA.

What are our corporate values?

Respect for our customers, our business partners and our team members is a must for our company. It also contributes to AP International’s identity. All must be treated with humility and dignity
Passion drives us all to surpass ourselves and to face new challenges in our daily lives. We aim to constantly exceed the needs of our customers.
We empathize with our customers, business partners and team members.
Loyalty implies the credibility, reliability and loyalty of all members of our team. This one demands to respect the rules of the company and is not to betray those who gave us their confidence.
The will to learn is required for all members of our team. The will to learn means that we want to remain competitive.
Rigor and transparency at work are fundamental to our team, at all times.
Sense of responsability and good judgement are fundamental qualities to have within our company. We have an open and honest approach with our customers, our business partners as well as between our team.
We are committed to our customers, business partners and team members. We want to understand the needs and expectations of our customers. We are also involved in various initiatives to help our communities.
Love and appreciation in what we do is felt by everyone we conduct business with. It’s so much fun to work with people who are passionate and love what they do.
AP Partage Transport

As part of our AP Share program, our team is committed to helping our community become a better place to live, work and grow!

On February 3rd 2018 – During its very first edition, members of our team : Marc-Alexandre, Éric, Francis and Richard, participated in Les Beaux 4h charity activity of the Martin Matte Foundation. The purpose of this foundation is to enable people and their families living with a head trauma or a physical disability to have a better quality of life. At its first participation and with the support of many donors, our team donated $3505.00 to the foundation, making a difference in the lives of many.

On December 8th 2019 – During its second edition, several members of our team gathered together at La Résidence Berthiaume-du-Tremblay in Montreal to prepare a total of fifty bags of food and beverages and went to distribute them to the homeless people in downtown Montreal.

2020 – Surprise. The news will be revealed to you soon!

News

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Riot’s impacts on transportation

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