Canada

Canada

20 Oct 2014
A stronger, steadier North American economy is generating more intra-Canada truckload freight and cross-border shipping demand from U.S. partners and customers.
20 Oct 2014
Canadian Pacific said its exploratory discussions with CSX Corp. about a possible merger have ended and that no further talks are planned.
Year-to-date, North American intermodal volume increased 5.7 percent from 2013 to 13,413,408 containers and trailers.
18 Oct 2014
Mexican intermodal volume jumped this week, reaching a high not seen in the last two years, according to the Association of American Railroads, as Mexican shippers increasingly turn to rail to protect their cargo.
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.