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Direct Drive Logistics (DDL) is a leading Toronto freight broker and logistics company, playing a pivotal role in streamlining supply chains, enhancing transportation efficiency and ensuring seamless cargo movement within Toronto and beyond. With a rich history of providing logistics solutions, DDL has emerged as a trusted partner for businesses seeking reliable and cost-effective freight management.

  • 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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Toronto 3PL Logistics Service Provider
Freight Broker & Logistics Company in Toronto

DDL takes pride in being a premier Toronto 3PL logistics service provider and freight broker, excelling in offering end-to-end solutions for businesses' freight and shipping needs. Our remarkable 99% claim-free delivery record speaks volumes about our commitment to ensuring the safe and secure transport of goods. Beyond just statistics, what truly sets us apart is our rapid response time, averaging within a mere 10 minutes. This dedication to swift communication ensures clients remain informed and in control throughout the shipping process.

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.

International Logistics Consulting in Toronto

DDL's international logistics consulting services in Toronto have gained recognition for our depth of knowledge and strategic insights. Navigating the complexities of global supply chains requires expertise, and we are equipped with professionals who offer tailored guidance, helping your businesses optimize your international shipping processes. Whether it's customs regulations, documentation or risk mitigation, our consultative approach provides valuable solutions.

Transportation between Canada and America

DDL serves as a bridge between Canada and America, offering comprehensive transportation solutions to span the North American continent. Our commitment to a hassle-free experience extends to managing customs procedures, easing the transportation of products between these two countries. By taking care of customs intricacies, DDL ensures products flow seamlessly across borders, saving time and minimizing potential roadblocks.

Vehicles for all of your Shipping Needs

DDL has a diverse fleet of vehicles, catering to a wide spectrum of shipping requirements. This comprehensive list includes:

Over the Road (OTR) Trucks:
For long-distance transportation needs, OTR trucks provide the reliability and capacity required for efficient cargo movement.

Full Truckload (FTL) Freight:
DDL's FTL services accommodate larger shipments, ensuring cargo is transported in its entirety within dedicated trucks.

Less Than Truckload (LTL):
Ideal for smaller shipments, LTL services allow businesses to share truck space and reduce costs.

Expedited Freight:
When urgency is paramount, expedited freight services guarantee swift delivery without compromising on safety.

Refrigerated Freight:
Temperature-sensitive cargo finds a secure home within DDL's refrigerated freight services.

Heavy Haul Shipments:
Bulky or oversized goods are no challenge, as DDL's heavy haul solutions are tailored to accommodate such requirements.

Power-Only Freight:
DDL's power-only services provide the necessary equipment to move trailers efficiently.

Produce Shipments:
Perishable goods demand special care, and DDL's expertise ensures produce shipments reach their destination fresh and intact.

Modes of Shipping

Intermodal Solutions

DDL's intermodal solutions stand at the intersection of efficiency and flexibility. By seamlessly combining different modes of transportation, such as rail, road and sea, we create comprehensive solutions to optimize cost and time for businesses with diverse shipping needs.

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

Toronto Drayage Company

As a prominent drayage company in Toronto, DDL excels in container drayage services. These services are pivotal in the intermodal chain, ensuring the swift and secure movement of containers between ports, warehouses and distribution centers. Our precision in drayage operations contributes to the overall fluidity of the supply chain.

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

Inbound Shipping to Toronto

DDL's commitment to effective logistics extends to inbound shipping solutions for Toronto-based businesses. We understand the timely arrival of materials and products is crucial for seamless operations. With our expertise, we design inbound shipping strategies to prioritize efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Outbound Shipping from Toronto

For businesses looking to expand their reach beyond Toronto, DDL's outbound shipping services offer a dependable avenue for reaching customers across North America. With a comprehensive network and strategic partnerships, we ensure your goods leave Toronto's borders efficiently and securely.

Choose DDL as your Toronto Logistics Company & Freight Broker

In the realm of logistics, DDL shines as a prominent Toronto logistics company and freight broker. Our comprehensive services cover every aspect of freight management, from local to international shipping, and our commitment to excellence is evident in our exceptional track record. By choosing DDL as a partner, your business gains access to a well-rounded team that combines expertise, efficiency and a client-centric approach to deliver unparalleled logistics solutions.

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.

Improve your Shipping

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.