The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
Minister Raitt meets with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on improving railway transportation
CN extends EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program for three more years to green public properties across Canada
CN's business agenda supports growth of Halifax gateway, says president and chief executive officer Claude Mongeau
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 May 2014
The volumes of both carloads and intermodal units on railroads in North America continued their upward trend in mid-May, according to the Association of American Railroads.
16 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.