Canada

Canada

23 Dec 2014
Less than a month before it takes effect, the Port Metro Vancouver drayage program faces major headwinds with truck drivers threatening to strike if changes to pay aren’t made.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Nov. 7
07 Nov 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
06 Nov 2014
Canadian competition authorities gave a green light Wednesday to a deal that makes the biggest trucking operator in Canada — $2.9 billion TransForce — substantially bigger.
06 Nov 2014
U.S. shippers appear to be diverting a second wave of intermodal cargo through Canadian ports, as congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach mounts.
06 Nov 2014
Transport Canada is proposing to allow shippers to screen their cargo before it reaches an airport, rather than solely relying on carriers to do so, in order to bridge security gaps and prevent terrorist attacks.
05 Nov 2014
Port Metro Vancouver said it’s on track to deliver on far-reaching reforms that ended a trucker strike that crippled Canada’s largest port for a month in March.
04 Nov 2014
Canada's largest trucking operator, TransForce, increased revenue 27 percent in the third quarter while waiting for approval of its proposed acquisition of rival Contrans.
CP train
03 Nov 2014
Canadian Pacific Railway doesn’t expect a “sharp seasonal peak” in intermodal volume this fall, even after seeing a modest bump in international intermodal traffic from diversions of U.S. West Coast traffic to Port Metro Vancouver and gaining domestic intermodal market share.
31 Oct 2014
Home Depot Canada is building a more than 1 million-square-feet distribution hub near a Canadian Pacific Railway intermodal terminal in Calgary, further cementing the largest city in Alberta province as a major staging ground for western Canada.
27 Oct 2014
Swift Transportation's revenue rises, profit soars as freight volumes leave largest U.S. truckload carrier 'overbooked' in the third quarter, even with additional tractor-trailers.
Railroad crossing
27 Oct 2014
Canadian Pacific Railway CEO E. Hunter Harrison sees railroad consolidation as possible and a way to greatly improve service, but the majority of his Class I counterparts aren’t on board.