Facing a soft LTL market, Roadrunner takes steps to build out its U.S. network and attract freight from western Canada.
Port Metro Vancouver
05 May 2016
DP World Vancouver General Manager Maksim Mihic and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett met on the sidelines of the 16th TPM Conference to discuss the advantages of Canadian gateways against their U.S. counterparts, what makes Prince Rupert so successful, and DP World’s plans for expansion at both ports.
17 Apr 2016
Canada's largest port could run into a "brick wall" limiting maritime expansion in coming years, unless provincial rules restricting land use can modified and some local political ill-will overcome.
13 Apr 2016
DP World is installing scales at its British Columbia and Dominican Republic terminals and plans to charge a $245 fee for containers the company must weigh to ensure compliance with new international rules requiring certification of weights.
01 Mar 2016
The British Columbia government appointed Duncan MacPhail container trucking commissioner at Port Metro Vancouver, replacing Andy Smith who left the post following criticism of potential conflicts of interest arising from his leadership of an association representing terminal operators.
25 Feb 2016
Port Metro Vancouver’s 14-point action plan to reduce truck wait times, improve terminal fluidity and ensure compensatory earnings for the approximately 1,700 drayage truck drivers that serve Canada’s largest container port is celebrating its two-year milestone with dramatically reduced turn times.
18 Nov 2015
Reducing the amount of time that truckers spend waiting in line and being processed at North American marine terminals and off-dock facilities will have a larger impact on improving overall supply-chain efficiency than any other area, according to a study by a Vancouver transportation consultant.
05 Nov 2015
Renewed flare-ups of drayage driver discontent at Port Metro Vancouver have revived concerns that trucker disruption could return to the port despite moves taken to quell unrest.
02 Nov 2015
A C$285 million ($217 million) expansion of its intermodal yard will allow the largest container terminal at Port Metro Vancouver to maintain a speedy transfer of cargo between the docks and intermodal trains even when larger vessels discharging more containers begin calling the facility in the next few years.
20 Aug 2015
The newly-formed alliance of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma increased their container throughput nearly 8 percent in July and grabbed a bit of market share from their Canadian competitors.
18 Aug 2015
U.S. West Coast diversions helped fuel an 8 percent container volume increase at Port Metro Vancouver and allowed Canada’s largest container gateway to retain its Pacific Northwest market share.
11 Aug 2015
Customs broker A.N. Deringer is billing its new less-than-containerload service from Hong Kong to Toronto as faster than via U.S. West Coast offerings, and free of U.S. harbor maintenance taxes and customs paperwork.
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