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Canadian Trucking Alliance


  • CTA calls on rail to improve service, reliability

    May 3, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The Canadian trucking industry is calling on rail to get its act together so the two modes can work together and provide reliable intermodal service to shippers. The point was made by the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) in

  • CTA launches cargo crime study

    April 12, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), working in partnership with the provincial trucking associations, law enforcement and representatives from the insurance industry, has launched a study to examine cargo crime activity in Canada and explore possible solutions. “The

  • CTA disappointed federal budget does not include diesel tax break

    March 5, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) says it is disappointed the federal budget announced yesterday does not include the 50% reduction in the federal excise tax on diesel that was promised before the recession shuffled government priorities. The diesel

  • Majority of shippers unhappy with CN, CP rail service: survey

    January 29, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. — A recent survey has found that the majority of shippers are dissatisfied with the rail freight service they receive from Canada’s Class 1 railways, CN and CP. The survey, conducted by NRG Research Group, measured the satisfaction levels

  • CTA urges feds to provide enviroTruck incentives in next budget

    January 28, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has asked federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to help offset the costs of adopting environmentally-friendly transport technologies. The CTA suggested the feds include incentives to help encourage early adoption of technologies included in

  • CTA’s Bradley addresses US lawmakers

    November 9, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) CEO David Bradley visited Washington last week to stress the importance of better cooperation between the US and Canada on truck standards. In speaking to the Transportation Law Institute, Bradley said both countries must

  • CTA’s Bradley calls for border improvements at business forum

    October 23, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    MONTREAL, Que. — Canadian Trucking Alliance CEO David Bradley says “modest yet meaningful measures” need to be taken in order to win back productivity and efficiency at the Canada-US border and take full advantage of the economic recovery.   Bradley

  • CTA decries proposed APHIS fee hikes

    October 1, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Another day, another dollar due at the border. That’s the way it seems these days at the Canada/US border and the Canadian Trucking Trucking Alliance is now taking aim at a proposed 14% increase to the US Animal

  • CTA, ATA oppose steep UCRA fee increases

    September 25, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed hiking fees under the Unified Carrier Registration Agreement (UCRA). Now the trucking industry on both sides of the border is fighting back, insisting it’s a terrible time to

  • Controversial Customs rules for cargo residue postponed indefinitely

    September 24, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — US Customs and Border Protection has once again delayed enforcement of a controversial new rule that would require carriers to submit manifests and Customs entry forms for any containers or trailers containing cargo residue. It’s the second time

  • New budget crucial to truckings post-recovery success: CTA

    September 16, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance hit Parliament Hill yesterday, calling for measures designed to not only help “ensure” an economic recovery, but also to help businesses like those in the trucking industry to capitalize on such a renewal.

  • Feds to provide funding for fuel-saving devices

    September 11, 2009 by Canadian Shipper

    SASKATOON, Sask. — The Government of Canada is offering to pick up the tab for a million bucks in environmental upgrades for the heavy-duty trucking industry. The government announced the program yesterday, which will allow fleets to apply for up to