The value of the goods shipped between the U.S. and Canada dropped 12.5 percent in April, thanks to low oil prices, a strong U.S. dollar and a shrinking Canadian economy.
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
28 May 2015
Canada will not require domestic shipowners operating on the Great Lakes to equip their ships with costly ballast treatment systems until effective technology exists, Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said last week.
27 May 2015
Despite an uncertain economy, cross-border truck rates between the U.S. and Canada are rising, driving up overall trucking costs for Canadian shippers, Nulogx says. Currency fluctations and the need to secure capacity likely play a part in the price hikes.
26 May 2015
The truck leasing arm of Paccar plans gradual expansion across Australia as shippers and carriers replace the nation's aging heavy trucks and 'road train' tractors.
26 May 2015
Canadian containerized imports are slated to rise 4 percent this year compared to last year, according to World Trade Services, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.
22 May 2015
Mexican exports this year are set rise 5 percent on increased demand for automobile shipments and other manufactured goods built in Latin America’s second-largest economy.
20 May 2015
The acquisition of Hazen Final Mile gives TransForce and same-day logistics subsidiary Dynamex a longer reach in e-commerce shipping markets.
19 May 2015
Container traffic in Seattle-Tacoma returned to normal in April as the vessel and container backlogs that had developed over four months of labor slowdowns dissipated.
18 May 2015
Grain is moving by rail at a steady pace from Canada’s Prairie Provinces to export terminals in British Columbia’s Vancouver, Prince Rupert, and Thunder Bay.
18 May 2015
The number of tractor-trailers crossing U.S. borders rose 2.4 percent in the first quarter, following a 4 percent increase last year, according to Department of Transportation data. Border crossings between the U.S. and Mexico outpaced U.S.-Canadian truck traffic.
14 May 2015
CaroTrans, a non-vessel-operating common carrier, will begin a weekly direct less-than-container load service from Montreal to Le Havre, France, on May 22.