The international cargo shipping industry has gained many new players in the last few years. With globalization reaching an all-time high attainability, the barrier to entry into the international market has never been lower. There has been a recent emergence in international shipping organizations, because of this, it is important to do your due diligence when you are looking to hire a shipping company. In general, most companies offer a multitude of freight forwarding services, including air, ocean, and land shipping. Most of the freight forwarding companies in Canada offer international shipping via containers, heavy cargo shipping, and general freight transport. Though there are many similarities between the companies in the international shipping market, one of the main differentiating factors is the different companies’ individual understanding of global logistics management systems.