Canada

Canada

US vehicle tariffs threaten fast-growing trans-Atlantic trade
08 Jul 2019
The US has hit the pause button in its trade war with China and has shifted its attention back to Europe where tariff threats are hurting business confidence, especially in the German vehicle and spare parts market.
25 Jun 2019
British Columbia employers have ratified a contract that was approved Monday by ILWU Canada, likely ensuring labor peace in Vancouver and Prince Rupert for the next five years.
24 Jun 2019
ILWU Canada overwhelmingly approved a new contract for the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, which should guarantee labor peace pending approval from the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association.
21 Jun 2019
Rising cargo volumes have prompted the Port of Montreal to seek proposals from its two existing terminal operators for the planned new Contrecoeur terminal in order to hasten its completion.
20 Jun 2019
A new Canada customs inspection facility close to the Port of Vancouver is expected to reduce truck congestion and expedite security inspections at Canada’s largest port.
12 Jun 2019
An initiative that will hasten the passage of trucks through the terminal gates at the Port of Montreal by enabling truckers to submit paperwork in advance is the latest in a package of fluidity improvement measures at the rapidly growing port.
12 Jun 2019
The British Columbia ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert are increasing their market share of US cargo because Canadian railroads are pricing intermodal more aggressively to the US Midwest than are US western railroads.
12 Jun 2019
Canadian shippers preparing for the upcoming electronic logging device mandate have a good model in the US experience.
11 Jun 2019
A new tool that provides shippers sending cargo through the Port of Halifax with a forecast of when a vessel will arrive should help terminals improve fluidity by better preparing the workforce and organizing the terminal yard in anticipation.
10 Jun 2019
The Port of Montreal believes that by the end of the summer truckers will be able to plan their pick up or drop off of cargo at the port with the help of a turn-time prediction created by using artificial intelligence techniques.
06 Jun 2019
A top Hapag-Lloyd executive says Canada’s largest ports will face a serious capacity shortage as cargo volumes rise in the coming years unless the industry moves to create a digital portal that will help optimize existing capacity.