USMCA Simplified

Freight Broker | Transportation between Canada and Mexico


If you’re looking for a reputable freight broker that will handle the shipment of your goods, you are at the right place!

USMCA Simplified gives you access to an extensive carrier network that is able to provide you with many different logistics and transportation solutions between all of Canada, United States and Mexico.

Road transportation

Road transportation Canada Mexico

Our team allows you to quickly secure different types of trucking equipment on a daily basis – closed vans and open deck trailers.

Rail freight

Rail freight Canada Mexico

Our team can make you benefit from the alliances that we have established with several railway companies offering this service into Mexico.

Air freight

Air freight Canada Mexico

Our team can help you ship your goods from and to major mexican airports : Mexico city, Cancun, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Guadalajara and Monterrey.

Ocean freight

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We can also manage your transport projects by sea via the ports of Veracruz, Lazaro Cardenas and Altamira.

Warehousing and distribution

Warehousing and distribution Canada Mexico

Over the years, we have established strong partnerships with strategic mexican suppliers offering a variety of warehousing and distribution services.


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Our team is also able to help you manage all the logistics details to allow you to focus entirely on making your tradeshow participations a success.

Does your freight fit into an enclosed trailer - Canada Mexico

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 and more, ready to haul your goods wherever you need them – short haul, long-haul or regional, across Canada and Mexico.

open-deck trailer Canada Mexico

Would you prefer to use an open-deck trailer?

We offer different types 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, double-drop RGN’s, roll-tites and more.

secure a full trailer Canada Mexico

Do you need to secure a full trailer?

Being a non-asset-based transport provider, we have access to several truck fleets across both countries. We have different sizes of empty trailers that are available coast-to-coast ready to accommodate you whenever you need.

ship smaller freight that is too small to fill an entire truck Canada Mexico

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

We have trucks running throughout Canada and Mexico that are looking to consolidate multiple less-than truckload shipments into a single box. Chances are we will have a trailer close to where you need it to be at the time needed, with the required space.

Have you heard of intermodal Canada Mexico

Have you heard of intermodal?

By combining several transport modes (road, rail and sea) and using our partners’ well situated terminals, we are able to connect major canadian and mexican markets.

rail transport shipping

Have you ever thought to explore rail transport?

When combined with intermodal, rail freight becomes a key element to Mexico’s gateway strategy. Thanks to our rail alliances, notably with CN and CP, we are able to connect several important markets in Mexico.

air freight Canada Mexico

Have you ever considered air freight?

We have established partnerships with numerous airlines that transport regular commodities across Mexico. We offer not only terminal-to-terminal transport solutions but also door-to-door air transport solutions, while respecting your transportation requirements. Top-level safety measures are implemented throughout our process, from the delivery of your goods to our terminals, to their transportation via our partner’s aircraft, from storage to delivery to the consignee.

ocean freight Canada Mexico

Have you ever thought of using ocean freight?

We offer efficient and comprehensible ocean export services to Mexico from Canada. 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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Are you looking for warehousing and distribution services in Mexico?

Our team is able to provide regular and specialized warehousing services in Mexico (pallet storage, square foot storage or based on shelving systems). We also offer a variety of distribution services such as transloading, handling, palettizing, inventory control and certified wood crating so your goods legally transit into mexican territory.

mexican tradeshow

Is your company participating at a mexican tradeshow?

Reminding youself of all the details to prepare for such events can be at times daunting. Let our team simplify this process for you. We help canadian businesses plan their tradeshow activities so they get to focus on making these a success.

Why choose USMCA Simplified?

  • To simplify your logistics workload

  • To save time and get to focus on your value-added activities

  • For quick and easy access to efficient logistics solutions

  • For complete transportation solutions

  • To easily obtain status of your ongoing shipments when you need to

  • To deal with an experienced organization that knows the mexican market

What questions come to mind when shipping across North America?

It is a shipment where freight is picked up in one country (Ex: Canada) that needs to be delivered into its neighbor country located across its borders (Ex: United States).

A truckload means that either you have enough freight to fill a full truckload or that you have a partial shipment that takes up to, for instance, half a trailer, and prefer to use a dedicated truck.

A full truckload (TL) is more costly than an LTL. However, it will get your shipment delivered faster than an LTL.

It is a type of ground freight transportation combining freight from multiple shippers. These shipments often make several stops for pick-ups and deliveries. Transit time is longer but shippers should save on transportation costs. No appointments can be guaranteed under an LTL shipment.
It is a shipping method whereby a consolidator pools together individual loads from various shippers into one shipment made to a destination agent. Its main advantage is that it offers preferential rates to all the shippers.

It is an international trade document that confirms goods in a specific shipment have been entirely obtained, produced, manufactured or processed in a specific country. The commercial invoice usually includes a statement of origin. However, this may not be sufficient in certain areas.

It is a customs declaration submitted by an entity that is exporting goods across international borders.

This document must state the buyer and seller, indicate the date and terms of sale, the quantity, weight and/or volume of the shipment, type of packaging, complete description of goods, unit value and total value and insurance, shipping and other charges.

The CBSA strongly advises that you keep records of all the paperwork, either electronically or in paper format, of the goods you ship from and to Canada six years following your shipment (quant. That includes a record of the quantities received, the price paid, the country of origin, vendor, product and any other relevant information.
It is the Canada Border Services Agency. This is Canada Customs.
It stands for the harmonized commodity description and coding system comprised of about 5,000 commodity groups, each identified by a 6-digit code and arranged in a legal and logical structure and supported by well-defined rules to achieve uniform classification.
  1. What you are shipping and the value of each product
  2. The reason you are shipping these goods into Canada
  3. The 10-digit tariff classification number for each product you are importing and declare the rate of duty for your goods
  4. The method of shipping
Transportation to/from Canada is not subject to federal and regional sales taxes. However, services and distribution and warehousing rendered are taxable.
Yes! A customs broker is a person or a business authorized by an importer’s government and engaged in clearing goods through customs.
It is a binding contract for the receipt of goods delivered to the transportation provider for a shipment. This document contains a description of the goods, the origin and destination as well as the trucking company’s name. It also turns into a proof of delivery once the goods are signed for and received by the consignee.
The importer of record is normally billed by his broker for duties and taxes. The customs broker is responsible for determining duties and taxes, then reports those taxes to customs on the client’s behalf.
For truck moves between Canada and the United States, the trucking industry provides you coverage at $2 per lbs unless you request additional insurance coverage.
These charges are based on several factors: the quantity, dimensions, total weight, origin, destination, commodity description and the type of transportation service that is required. Some additional factors may apply depending on your request.
Mexico Simplified is just one phone call away 1-866-977-9343.

USMCA Simplified is a transportation solution developed by AP International aimed at helping small-medium sized manufacturers businesses import and export their goods all accross North America.

AP International is a freight broker and logistics service provider located in the greater Montreal – Canada area. Founded in 1995, it specializes in offering ground transportation solutions throughout North America. For more information, please visit