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.
18 Oct 2014
An environmental accident was averted Friday after a Canadian tugboat rescued a stranded Russian container vessel hauling hundreds of tons of fuel, according to the Canadian Press.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 17
17 Oct 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.
16 Oct 2014
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board is pressuring Canadian Pacific Railway to better explain how it will address service issues.
16 Oct 2014
British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver is in the home stretch of implementing its new truck licensing system, which aims to balance the number of registered trucks with the amount of available work in an effort to stabilize port operations.
15 Oct 2014
The Teamsters union is intensifying efforts to organize truck drivers and other workers at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight, the two largest U.S. less-than-truckload trucking companies.
14 Oct 2014
Intermodal shippers using CSX Transportation and Canadian Pacific Railway would see few benefits if the two railroads merged, and could risk a short-term deterioration in service if operations were meshed.
13 Oct 2014
CSX has rebuffed an overture from Canadian Pacific Railway about a merger or acquisition that would reshape North America’s transportation map by creating the continent’s largest rail network.
10 Oct 2014
Entrepreneur Don Daseke is rapidly building a "premier" North American industrial freight hauler, merging five heavy-haul trucking companies in six years.
09 Oct 2014
It was not another record high for North American intermodal, but strong intermodal volumes were reported on 13 railroads again this week, adding another chapter to the industry's growth story
08 Oct 2014
Under new management, Omnitracs eyes international opportunities as global demand for fleet telematics technology grows.