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Trucking conditions are rosy, but there are some things to watch for: FTR

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The three most important things fleet executives should be monitoring are the economy, freight growth and the re-regulation of the trucking industry, FTR president Eric Starks explained during the industry forecaster’s...
Aug 15, 2014 10:44AM

Panalpina expands air freight network with freighter service from San Juan to Europe

SAN JUAN, P.R.--Panalpina now offers a new end-to-end service from Puerto Rico directly into Luxembourg and Europe in close collaboration with Cargolux. The weekly service marks the first regular call of a full freighter aircraft at San Juan...
Aug 15, 2014 9:05AM

ITF creates new unit to campaign for supply chain labour rights

SOFIA, Bul.--The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has vowed to keep a close eye on the online retailer Amazon "due to its ongoing failure to provide better working conditions and collective agreements."
Aug 15, 2014 8:53AM

Feasibility study finds positive results for transshipment hub on Alberni Inlet

PORT ALBERNI, B.C.--Results of the highly anticipated study into the feasibility of a container shipment hub on Alberni Inlet "exceeded our expectations," says the Port Alberni Port Authority CEO.
Aug 14, 2014 9:32AM

Bad instructions led to crash with train

TILLEY, Alta.--Poor driver instructions and a lack of familiarity with the route were just two of the reasons why a tractor trailer collided with a freight train last year.
Aug 13, 2014 10:58AM

IATA releases world air transport statistics

MONTREAL, Que.-- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published the 58th edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), a leading yearbook of the airline industry’s annual performance containing extensive statistical...
Aug 13, 2014 10:53AM

Livingston International acquires FPA Customs Brokers, Inc.

TORONTO, Ont.--Livingston International has acquired New York-based FPA Customs Brokers, Inc., Livingston CEO Steven C. Preston announced today.
Aug 13, 2014 10:41AM

ITF pledges support to UN high level group on sustainable transport

PARIS, Fra.--The Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD, José Viegas, has welcomed the creation of a High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and pledged to...
Aug 13, 2014 8:17AM

Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority launches campaign to increase cross-border traffic

OGDENSBURG, NY--The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority recently launched an interactive marketing campaign aimed at increasing truck traffic across its bridge from Ontario into New York. The OBPA engaged Toronto headquartered...
Aug 12, 2014 3:26PM

ILWU and grain elevators reach tentative agreement

SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.--The International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative agreement on a contract with a group of grain elevator operators represented by the Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers Association Monday night just prior to...
Aug 12, 2014 12:44PM

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