If you are a regular buyer in Canada buy goods from China, and know how to use different shipping methods in accordance with your cargo volume. you just find a forwarder asking him “how much is the cost from China to Canada”. the cargo forwarder may give you a freight cost roughly, then you two start bargaining and discuss the shipping minutia and all the details.

And if you are a new want a freight quotation from forwarder, “how much is the cost from China to Canada”, any answers whose forwarders replies you would making you confusion, because you have no experience, and don’t know how to send the cargo from China to Canada, forwarders don’t know what you really want. even they quote you a price, you can’t figure out how is the price consist of, and how is the procedure…

the best way you get a quotation from a forwarder, you have to let them know your cargo details, and expectation..

Cargo name
Cubic Meters
Destination country, city
Delivery address

As long as you present above information to a forwarder, you may get most accurate quotation in reply. and forwarders can advice you how to ship, guide you use what mode of shipping is best for choice.