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IATA publishes major changes to dangerous goods regs

MONTREAL, Que.--The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published significant changes and amendments to the 56th edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) that will become effective January 1, 2015. The 56th edition...
Sep 29, 2014 10:13AM


Mullen Group on Mill Creek, Kriska, and the Western Canadian trucking industry

OKOTOKS, Alta. -- Even though the majority of its business is in oilfield services, Mulllen Group Ltd. is more optimistic about the short-term future of its trucking and logistics operations.
Sep 28, 2014 11:06PM


Northern Frac to open new plant on CN's Wisconsin rail network

CHICAGO, Ill.--CN and Northern Frac Proppants II, LLC, celebrated the opening of Northern's new frac- sand production plant at Alma Center, Wis. CN now serves 13 frac-sand mines with more than 10 million tons of annual production capacity, the...
Sep 26, 2014 1:31PM


15th Freighters and Belly Cargo World Conference takes place in Budapest, Hungary

 BUDAPEST, Hung.--Budapest Airport aims to turn Hungary into the gateway to Europe. While this remains a priority, the development of the Hungarian economy provides a good basis and demand for the cargo airlines. These were amongst the...
Sep 26, 2014 1:25PM


Health and Safety Association honours Ryder Canada

MIAMI, Fla.---Ryder System, Inc. has received the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) Achievement Award for the second year in a row. This award celebrates safety excellence in the Canadian marketplace. The IHSA monitors the...
Sep 26, 2014 1:19PM


American Petroleum Institute publishes industry standard for shipments of crude by rail

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The American Petroleum Institute published a new set of recommended practices this week for testing and classifying crude oil for rail shipment and loading it into rail tank cars.
Sep 26, 2014 1:02PM


DHL to launch pilot project for delivery by parcelcopter

BONN, Germany--DHL Parcel will soon launch a  pilot project on the North Sea island of Juist, delivering medications and other urgently needed goods o the island at certain times of the day by DHL parcelcopter. This research project...
Sep 26, 2014 8:51AM


Finnish cargo company says it will be first LNG shortsea container operator

HELSINKI, Fin.--Containerships has ordered two additional new, dual-fuel engine-technology container ships. Containerships will be the first shortsea container operator in Europe to run ships on LNG, the company said in a release.
Sep 26, 2014 7:59AM


Labelmaster's 2015 A.I.R. shipper publication offers compliance guidance for dangerous goods

CHICAGO , Ill.-- Labelmaster has released its 2015 A.I.R. Shipper publication providing information on international air regulations for shipments of dangerous goods, including specific requirements for labeling, marking, packaging and shipping...
Sep 26, 2014 7:45AM


BTS July 2014 North American freight numbers released

WASHINGTON, D.C.--US-NAFTA freight totaled $101.1 billion in July 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more US.-NAFTA freight than in July 2013, according to a...
Sep 26, 2014 7:39AM


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