Covering the Continent

Intermodal logistics has become increasingly important in achieving a guaranteed high level of service that also provides opportunities for flexible pricing. With our global volumes, Kuehne + Nagel is uniquely positioned to offer the best rates and service in growing markets as well as a wide range of resources and equipment that meet your business needs. Our experienced professionals are the liaison with your Import/Export and help you to develop solutions for all forms of container challenges - whether the shipment is moving on an average day or during peak traffic times and port congestion.

With a network of approved carriers, Kuehne + Nagel covers every point - be it local, highway, long haul trans-Canadian or anywhere in North America. Our KN Intermodal team of experts take into consideration the many challenges of moving freight across a diverse transportation environment. Whether your cargo is travelling through varying degrees of weather, requires specialized equipment, or encounters complex storage tariffs at Port and Rail Terminals, we offer solutions that are economical and efficient.

Key Services

  • Professional assignment to only KN approved container carriers
  • Dispatch of Import containers for delivery and cross border
  • Dispatch of Export containers for pick up
  • Container pools for Export shipments
  • Shipment visibility through our web-based KN Login
  • Secure yards and availability of chassis and drivers with a 24/7 operation
  • Pre-picking and long term storage
  • Reefer handling
  • Out of gauge container coordinating(port de-stuffing, government ministry permits/escort processing)
  • Purchase of Shipper Owned containers
  • Arranging of Labour for de-stuffing
  • Steam Cleaning and Fumigation of containers


  • Efficient operation through dedicated dispatchers
  • Concentrated know-how that develops transport solutions
  • Control and monitoring of import to prevent storage, demurrage and steam ship line detention
  • Clear points of contact internally for efficient management of external coordination
  • Teamwork with other KN Canada Inter-modal departments.


Intermodal services are available from our offices across Canada:

  • Toronto: Sea Freight FCL offices in Ontario
  • Montreal: Quebec Halifax: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island
  • Edmonton: Alberta
  • Winnipeg: Manitoba and Saskatchewan
  • Vancouver: British Columbia