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Teamsters react to the TSB report on the Lac-M├ęgantic derailment

LAVAL, Que.--The Teamsters Union has commented on the press conference held by the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) to present its report on the Lac-Mégantic disaster. 
Aug 22, 2014 1:03PM


Permit granted for Fraser Surrey Docks project

VANCOUVER, B.C.--Port Metro Vancouver has approved the proposed direct coal transfer facility at Fraser Surrey Docks. The decision comes following a two-year project review process and including extra measures taken to assess any potential...
Aug 22, 2014 11:11AM


Shipping lines unclear whether Russian embargo will alter schedules

LONDON, UK--Shipping lines expect to learn within the next few weeks whether Russia's embargo on many food products will lead to new route patterns for ocean freight, with Russia services currently being maintained as normal by lines. The ban...
Aug 22, 2014 11:01AM


Second quarter 3PL market report shows improvements all-around for 3PLs

Alexandria, Va.-- Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has released the 2nd Quarter 2014: TIA 3PL Market Report and the results show that TIA members’ revenue increased.
Aug 22, 2014 10:54AM


Provincial trade diversification on the rise, says EDC's chief economist

OTTAWA, Ont.--Peter G. Hall, vice-president and Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, says that one of the most remarkable features of the Canadian economy in the past 15 years is the diversification of international trade to...
Aug 21, 2014 10:44AM


CBSA marks new prefab port at West Poplar River, Sask.

 WEST POPLAR RIVER, Sask.--The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has a new modular port at West Poplar River in southern Saskatchewan. CBSA President Luc Portelance and Vice-President of Comptrollership Claude Rochette marked the...
Aug 21, 2014 10:40AM


Air Canada Cargo announces new regs for shipping cats and dogs

MONTREAL, Que.--Air Canada Cargo announced the following changes concerning travel for cats and dogs, some of which are already in effect. 
Aug 21, 2014 10:36AM


First containership at Nanaimo Port Authority to offer direct Asia link

NANAIMO, B.C.--The arrival of the M/V Westwood Pacific at the Nanaimo Port Authority's Duke Point terminal on August 19th is the first container ship to berth at the Port's facilities and will provide a direct link to Asia.
Aug 20, 2014 4:47PM


UPS extends Brown network in British Columbia

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.--UPS will be expanding its Canadian network by opening three operation centres in British Columbia (BC) – Kamloops, Nanaimo and Comox, as well expanding its centre in Kelowna.
Aug 20, 2014 4:25PM


FTR Shippers Conditions Index June improvements reflect seasonal freight growth pause

Bloomington, Ind.--FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for June improved a point from the previous month to a reading of -6.5. The improvement may be short lived, however, as FTR forecasts the index to fall back again in July and,...
Aug 19, 2014 6:35PM


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