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Vancouver Freight Forwarding

As a leading freight forwarder in Vancouver, Focus West Logistics offers customized freight forwarding solutions tailored to your unique shipping needs.

Our team of professionals has over 20 years of experience navigating the complex world of freight forwarding to provide exceptional service at competitive rates.

Whether your shipment is traveling overseas or domestically, we have the expertise to handle full loads, less than truckload, refrigerated, cargo, and more. Freight forwarders act as your agents, a professional, single point of contact to arrange your third party logistics end-to-end.

Ocean Freight Forwarder Vancouver

As an established ocean freight forwarder that Vancouver BC companies count on, Focus West Logistics leverages direct contracts with steamship lines to secure the best rates for FCL and LCL sea freight.

We handle everything from pickup at your facility to final delivery, including customs clearance and documentation. With teams located across North America and Asia, we oversee your shipment every step of the way.

Full-Container Load (FCL)

For ocean freight shipments filling an entire 40′ container, our FCL freight services ensure your goods remain securely packed and transported to the destination location or port terminal.

Less Than Container Load (LCL)

For smaller ocean freight loads, our LCL consolidations allow multiple customers to share a container for greater efficiency and lower costs. Your freight still travels under a single bill of lading.

Truck Freight Forwarder Vancouver

In addition to overseas transport, Focus West Logistics provides reliable trucking and intermodal warehousing services as a freight forwarder specializing in Canadian and cross-border USA routes. We determine the most efficient mode of air and ground transport based on your cargo, timeline, and budget. Our trucking, warehousing and freight solutions include:

Full Truckload (FTL)

Filling an entire 53′ trailer. Perfect for larger shipments between distribution centers. Offers a top customer satisfaction full range of convenience, security, quality and cost savings.

Less than Truckload (LTL)

For smaller loads under 15,000 lbs, our trusted network of LTL carriers provides affordable rates by consolidating freight from multiple shippers onto one truck.


For oversized or specialty cargo, we dispatch flatbed trailers for convenient loading and extra cargo capacity up to 45,000 kg.


Temperature-controlled reefer trucks maintain specific packaging environments for perishable food and pharmaceutical products and other industries crossing Canada.

Freight Forwarding In Canada To & From All Points

With an extensive logistics infrastructure across Canada and globally, Focus West Logistics provides reliable freight forwarding services between all major hubs:

  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Asia

Whether you import or export or import or export and require freight transported domestically or export from within Canada or cargo is delivered internationally to/from the US and overseas, our freight forwarders have you covered. We determine the optimal solutions for seamless, timely, end-to-end delivery.

Focus West Logistics
The Best Vancouver Freight Forwarder

As one of the leading freight forwarders in Canada, Focus West Logistics goes beyond simply shipping your goods to destination ports. We provide complete supply chain solutions for businesses of all sizes.

Our commitment to providing the most reliable and cost-effective air freight forwarding service sets us apart:

  • Proactive communication every step of the way
  • Competitive pricing with contracted ocean carriers
  • Consolidated buying power as one of Canada’s larger forwarders
  • Industry-specific logistics solutions
  • In-house customs clearance

Let us handle shipping your freight while you focus on your life and business.

Our full team of dedicated freight forwarding service experts work relentlessly to meet your transportation objectives. Contact Focus West Logistics to receive a custom quote tailored to your company and unique shipping needs today!

People Also Ask Us

What is a freight forwarding service?

Freight forwarding transportation services involves arranging shipping of goods via air, ocean, rail or road. Freight forwarders are companies that act as the agents or intermediaries between the shipper and carriers to organize and handle logistics and documentation of cargo.

How much do freight forwarders charge?

Freight forwarders typically charge a base forwarding fee plus a commission between 1-30% on the total freight costs to which customers send goods. Their fees vary by country of origin and depending on services provided.

Do you need to be bonded to be a freight forwarder?

Yes, freight forwarding services must be federally bonded to handle goods and legal documents on behalf of their commercial clients under liability coverage. Most countries legally require freight forwarder bonds.