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St. John Freight Broker & 3PL Logistics Company: National and International

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Direct Drive is a prominent freight broker and 3PL logistics company in St. John, Canada. With our firm footing both nationally and internationally, Direct Drive has emerged as an unparalleled force in the industry. With a commitment to logistics services, Direct Drive efficiently connects your business with your local and global partners. Specializing in navigating the intricacies of supply chains, we ensure timely deliveries and cost-effective operations on a national and international scale. Direct Drive's expert team stands ready to optimize your freight management, offering reliability and efficiency every step of the way.

  • We are independently insuredWe carry our own policies for Primary cargo/auto/errors and omissions. This gives you ONE point of contact for all cargo claims.
  • Real-time tracking We offer easily accessible real time tracking on all shipments so you have complete assurance in the safety and timeliness of the delivery. 
  • One-on-one personal serviceThe biggest & largest logistics companies in the world will bounce you around to a handful of reps who have no relationship with you or your company. Our service is personal, respectful, and 100% accountable from delivery to destination.


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St. John's Logistics Company: Delivering Excellence
Freight Broker & Logistics Consulting in St. John

Direct Drive Logistics offers a remarkable 99% claim-free delivery record, a testament to our commitment to secure, on-time and intact deliveries. Direct Drive takes pride in our lightning-fast response time, assuring customers of a response within 10 minutes to address your questions and concerns. In a world where time is money, our freight broker solutions are just a moment away.

Integrated logistics is a term with different definitions depending on who you ask. At Direct Drive Logistics it’s used to define the logistical services we offer, including drayage, inbound, outbound and our consulting services. We work directly with our network of carriers to handle your shipments whether you need it shipped by truck, van, plane or train.

Fleet Vehicles for all Product Shipping Needs

Direct Drive's fleet of vehicles serves as a cornerstone of our operations, facilitating a diverse range of shipping needs. Our comprehensive list of vehicles includes:

  • Over the Road (OTR) Trucks: Ideal for long-haul shipments, OTR trucks ensure the seamless movement of goods across vast distances.
  • Full Truckload (FTL) Freight: Direct Drive's FTL service ensures the exclusive use of a truck for larger shipments, providing added security and faster transit times.
  • Less Than Truckload (LTL): For smaller shipments, LTL service optimizes cost by consolidating shipments and maximizing available space.
  • Expedited Freight: When urgency is paramount, expedited freight service steps in, delivering shipments with unmatched speed.
  • Refrigerated Freight: Perishable goods are maintained in optimal conditions throughout transit with refrigerated freight.
  • Heavy Haul Shipments: Oversized shipments are meticulously handled, ensuring secure transportation.
  • Power-Only Freight: The power-only service offers the flexibility of hauling different types of trailers based on unique cargo requirements.
  • Produce Shipments: Direct Drive's specialized handling of produce shipments preserves the freshness and quality of delicate goods.

Modes of Shipping


Drayage Shipping Solutions: Bridging Gaps with Precision

Direct Drive stands out as a trusted partner for container drayage in St. John. Drayage, often the crucial link between intermodal transport and local delivery, demands precision and timely execution. With our deep understanding of container logistics, Direct Drive ensures movement of containers within the St. John area is seamless, efficient and reliable.

For short trips to a nearby warehouse or long-haul trips, we are able to handle your drayage shipment.

Intermodal logistics: Efficiency Meets Sustainability

Direct Drive embraces intermodal logistics as a cornerstone of our operations. By seamlessly integrating multiple modes of transportation, such as rail, road or sea, we offer customers a dynamic solution to optimize cost, reduce carbon footprint and ensure the timely delivery of goods. In an era where sustainability is paramount, Direct Drive's intermodal logistics approach ensures an environmentally conscious option.

Shipping Container Size & Pallet Count
Specs 20 ft. int’l container40 ft. int’l container45 ft. int’l container
Standard GMA Pallets (48” x 40”) 8-10 18-20 20-22
48” x 48” Pallets 8-10 18-20 20-22
42” x 42” Pallets 8-10 18-20 20-22
Approx. Max Payload 62,000 lbs 63,000 lbs 60,000 lbs
Capacity Volume 1,172 ft3 2,391 ft3 3,036 ft3

Inbound Shipping to St. John

Are you looking to ship goods to St. John? Whether you are looking to ship to the Port of St. John as one step in your shipping process or its final destination is St. John, Direct Drive Logistics is the inbound logistics consultant you need. We are able to coordinate shipments domestically in Canada and also internationally.

Outbound Shipping from St. John

We know coordinating shipments can be a hassle. Our years of experience in the shipping industry has enabled us to streamline the process giving you the best rates with unrivaled customer service. Whether you’re shipping from the Port of St. John or from a nearby warehouse we have the truck you need.

International freight broker & logistics consultant

Beyond national borders, Direct Drive has expertise as an international freight broker and 3PL company. Navigating the complexities of global logistics, we seamlessly bridge continents, facilitating the movement of goods with meticulous planning, impeccable execution and a commitment to regulatory compliance.

Shipping Products between Canada and America: Simplified Customs

The journey of shipping products between Canada and America is full of regulatory complexities. Direct Drive lifts this burden off our customers' shoulders by offering comprehensive customs management. With our expertise, we navigate the labyrinth of customs procedures, ensuring a smooth transition across borders.

Choose Direct Drive as Your Domestic and International 3PL Service & Freight Broker Company

Our holistic services, coupled with a commitment to excellence and unmatched customer support, set us apart. Whether you seek a domestic or international partner for your logistics needs, Direct Drive stands ready with our fleet of vehicles, shipping solutions and seasoned expertise. Seamlessly connecting continents, simplifying customs and delivering with precision, Direct Drive is not merely a logistics company, it's a promise of reliability and efficiency for your business.

Logistics Consulting

Hire Direct Drive Logistics as an outside consulting firm to determine your potential capability as a 1PL or consider an outsource solution. We're a US-based logistics company that reaches international shores, with personal service that can't be matched. We understand the needs of a variety of international and domestic businesses and industries and can help you thrive.

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Full-Service Freight Logistics Provider

Tell us what you need, and we'll handle it. DDL has more 3PL capabilities than any other in supply chain management. Capabilities including:

  • Fulfillment
  • Warehousing
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Comprehensive consulting

We are exactly who you need us to be, where you need us to be in. Let's discuss how we can help you accomplish the shipping needs of YOUR business.

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A Larger Network of Carriers Allows for More Shipping Capabilities

DDL is prepared to handle shipments of all shapes and sizes using a variety of shipping containers. From our connections across the nation, to top independently owned operators, to our own asset-based trucking fleet; DDL has the solutions for you.