Canada

Canada

28 Apr 2015
Swift Transportation will hike driver pay for the second time in less than a year as it plans to expand truck capacity 4.5 percent across multiple divisions in 2015. Expect shipper rates to keep pace.
15 Feb 2015
A Teamsters union representing more than 3,000 Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive engineers and conductors walked off the job after failing to reach an agreement by the midnight deadline on Feb. 14.
Port Metro Vancouver, Deltaport
12 Feb 2015
Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, expects container volume to expand roughly 4 percent this year after traffic increased 3.1 percent in 2014 to a record 2.9 million TEUs.
Home delivery of goods drives expansion of last-mile logistics services.
11 Feb 2015
Last-mile logistics services are rapidly evolving as consumers increasingly by goods online, including bigger, heavier goods. XPO Logistics acquired its fourth last-mile company, UX Specialized Logistics, this week.
Canadian Pacific intermodal train, winter
11 Feb 2015
Canadian intermodal shippers could see a reduction in Canadian Pacific Railway service if a union representing 3,300 locomotive engineers, conductors and train workers follow through with their threat to strike later this week if the railroad doesn’t meet their contract demands.
04 Feb 2015
The British Columbia government's pick to oversee the new drayage program for Port Metro Vancouver has spurred a union driver backlash.
04 Feb 2015
Regional less-than-truckload carrier Reddaway is the latest trucker to offer an accelerated service option as port congestion and tight truck capacity challenge time-definite supply chains.
02 Feb 2015
Avondale Partners sees higher over-the-road pricing ahead for shippers, but still expects some freight to shift from intermodal rail to truck as fuel prices and surcharges plummet, cutting into total trucking costs.
02 Feb 2015
The annualized driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose to 97 percent in the third quarter, despite the efforts of some carriers to keep drivers by raising pay.
01 Feb 2015
Port Metro Vancouver’s new trucker licensing system took effect Sunday despite continuing protests from some 600 drivers who weren’t certified to operate at Canada’s largest container port.
30 Jan 2015
GCT Global Container Terminals plans to spend several hundred million dollars in the next few years to increase its Vancouver terminals’ capacity and fluidity in anticipation of handling more U.S.-bound cargo and Canadian volume.