Canada

Canada

18 Jul 2014
Manufacturing growth in Canada’s central province of Ontario is boosting freight traffic with the U.S. and increasing demand for faster cross-border trucking service.
13 Jun 2014
The Canadian government is contributing C$3 million to a new project that aims to reduce trucker wait times at Port Metro Vancouver.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for June 13
13 Jun 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect in July...
12 Jun 2014
Canada’s Minister of Labor Kellie Leitch is heading to Vancouver, British Columbia, tonight to mediate a labor dispute between Seaspan and two tugboat unions that guide ships into and out of the port, in the hopes of avoiding a strike.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for June 6
06 Jun 2014
Numerous container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect July 1, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
03 Jun 2014
Unexpected shipment delays this week? Don’t be surprised if they’re attributed to a three-day, international truck and bus safety inspection blitz.
03 Jun 2014
Intermodal rail shippers could see an uptick in rates not just because truckload pricing will rise, but also because the U.S. and Canadian railroads want to throttle back volume growth to keep favorable margins, a noted rail analyst said.
02 Jun 2014
Canada’s largest trucking operator, TransForce, will purchase U.S. trucking company Transport America for $310 million, including the assumption of $150 million in debt held by the Eagan, Minnesota-based carrier, the companies said today.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 30
30 May 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
BNSF intermodal train
29 May 2014
U.S. intermodal service doesn’t appear to have improved significantly since severe winter weather and rising traffic crippled most rail networks and disrupted shipper supply chains in the first four months of the year.
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.