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LWU workers walk out at Port of Portland over wage dispute

PORTLAND, Ore.--According to an ILWU statement, struggles continue between the ILWU and ICTSI Oregon, the operator of Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland. An ILWU walkout Thursday closed the terminal, said Cargo Business Newswire. 
Oct 20, 2014 10:53AM

Halifax shipyard receives huge delivery of overhead cranes from Konecranes

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio-- It was the first cargo to arrive at the Port of Halifax Richmond Multipurpose Terminal, an engineering marvel in its own right after a two-year, $67 million rebuild.
Oct 20, 2014 8:10AM

Global Shippers Forum call for global carbon monitoring system for shipping

LONDON, U.K.--Shipper under increasing pressure to report indirect carbon emissions, (dubbed Scope Three), to customers are urging the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to develop a global data collection system to monitor emissions...
Oct 17, 2014 9:22PM

Competitive transportation system crucial for global trade and tourism: Transport Minister Lisa Rait

TORONTO, Ont.-- The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, addressed Toronto business leaders Friday to highlight the steps being taken by the Government of Canada to ensure Canada's transportation network is adapting and modernizing in...
Oct 17, 2014 8:21PM

Canada, British Columbia announce funding for a key component of the Asia-Pacific Gateway

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.--Construction of the new Philip Avenue overpass south of West 1st Street in North Vancouver is now underway. The project was made possible through a partnership between the federal, provincial and municipal governments and...
Oct 17, 2014 8:18PM

CBP values Canadian in-transit shipments at $95,000

TORONTO, Ont. – The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is finally willing to put a value on cross-border in-transit shipments.
Oct 17, 2014 5:59PM

NRC launches Fleet Forward 2020

OTTAWA, Ont. -- The National Research Council (NRC) wants to help fleet owners improve fuel efficiency, reduce repair and maintenance costs, decrease engine idle times, and minimize their environmental footprints.
Oct 16, 2014 9:53PM

Ontario to introduce mandatory training for entry-level drivers

TORONTO, Ont. --Ontario is set to introduce mandatory training for entry-level drivers after a Toronto Star series of articles highlighted just how easy it is to obtain an A/Z licence in the province.
Oct 16, 2014 3:24PM

What's trendy in the business of warehousing

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. --New technology and online shopping were hot topics during the “Emerging Trends in Warehousing and Logistics” session at the annual Surface Transportation Summit that took place yesterday at the Mississauga...
Oct 16, 2014 3:18PM

Defining winning shipper-carrier collaboration

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.--How do you define true collaboration between shippers and their carriers, when it comes to visible characteristics?
Oct 16, 2014 3:11PM

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