Project Logistics for a Successful Project from Start to Finish.

PF Collins offers project logistics and multimodal transportation services for clients operating large-scale projects. We have a proven track record for moving specialized cargo and managing complex shipping requirements, including over-dimensional, modular, and heavy-lift freight.  

Industries we’ve served include Oil & Gas, Mining, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial, Aquaculture, Renewable Energy, Construction, and Healthcare.  

Our project logistics services include the following:

  • Arranging air / ocean charters
  • Pre-planned and supervised loading and discharge of cargo
  • Global logistics support
  • Shipment status reporting
  • Arranging for marine surveys and insurance

Our Unique Approach.

In addition to Project Logistics, our team of customs, logistics, and immigration professionals provide a full line of international trade and project support services. From customs consulting on project materials to immigration consulting for personnel, we ensure the timely and cost-effective movement of your project’s people, materials, and equipment.

Customs Consulting for Project Materials & Equipment

During project planning and procurement, our Customs Consultants can review your project plans and recommend strategies to minimize customs duties and taxes on materials and equipment being imported for your project. For example, we can assist with Coasting Trade Applications, Advance Rulings, Free Trade Agreement Management, and GST Consulting. 

Temporary Importation of Vessels

We can provide advice on importing foreign vessels into Canada for your project activities. From drillships to dredgers, we have helped import a wide variety of vessels into Canada.

How to Import a Vessel into Canada

 

Immigration Consulting for Project Personnel and Vessel Crews

Our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC) can provide advice and representation for project personnel and vessel crews seeking entry into Canada. In fact, we have over 30 years of experience in assisting businesses employing temporary foreign workers to support their operations in Canada. 

Project Administration

For foreign companies setting up operations in Canada, we help import equipment and bring in personnel. We also provide project administration services to ensure a smooth transition into your Canadian operations. For example, accounting/banking services, accommodations, lease of office space, tax advice, etc.

Marine Agency Services for Vessel Port Calls

We offer Marine Agency services to support vessels imported into Canada for project activities. In addition to coordinating berth and dockside services, we assist with crew requirements and the handling of ships’ cargo. On your behalf, our Marine Agents will communicate with government and port officials and help to ensure your vessel operations remain compliant with all local laws and regulations. 

Project Logistics and Expediting of Project Materials and Ships’ Spares

In coordination with our Certified Customs Specialists, our Freight Forwarders and Expeditors ensure all import/export shipments, critical project materials, and ships spares’ arrive on time and on budget.

Warehousing for Project Materials and Equipment

During your project, we arrange temporary and long-term storage of project materials and equipment at secure warehousing facilities. We also offer international export packaging, materials management, and consolidations at our warehousing and distribution facilities in St. John’s, NL and Dartmouth, NS. 

Let Us Do the Heavy Lifting.

Project logistics involves more than just moving large cargo and freight. To learn how we can help with the heavy lifting of moving your project materials, equipment, and people, contact us at (709) 726-7596 or [email protected] today!

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