Trade News / Freight and transportation updates

Posted: Jul 27, 2018

The Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) recently issued a notice to industry partners, notifying them of extended truck gate operating hours and an associated flat fee of $35 per laden container, which will take effect September 17, 2018. This charge... Read more >

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Posted: May 7, 2015

With National Small Business Week as a backdrop and lawmakers deciding whether to give President Barack Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), a new report details what type of trading activity takes place among states' exchanging goods with foreign countries.

Posted: May 6, 2015

Even on the East Coast, the clear opposite of the country from the troubles plaguing the West, port congestion is a major issue.

Posted: Apr 30, 2015

Though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and numerous editorial boards - including the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal - are all in favor of trade promotion authority (TPA), it would have passed the... Read more >

Posted: Apr 30, 2015

Despite fewer drivers on hand to handle incoming and outgoing shipments, it's been business as usual at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, workers there say.

Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Fully loaded containers into the L.A. port rose 69 percent in March when contrasted with the previous month, according to Bloomberg. And in Long Beach, imports rose 55 percent compared to February, the largest growth rate measured in 20 years.

Posted: Apr 23, 2015

Although China is among the world's leaders in economic growth, few Canadian companies say they use the form of currency when trading with companies from the globe's most-populous nation, a new survey reveals.

Posted: Apr 10, 2015

Of all the commodities that are traded among nations, oil is one of the most common and profitable. In order to extract it and refine it into various sources, though, it requires a lot of machinery that can be dangerous... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the nation's trade gap fell nearly 17 percent in February, totaling $35.4 billion

Posted: Mar 30, 2015

Import cargo volume at the nation's more than two dozen container port locations along the West Coast is expected to increase by 8 percent in April when contrasted with the same period in 2014, according to a new Global Port... Read more >

Posted: Mar 30, 2015

Although China is among the world's leaders in economic growth, few Canadian companies say they use the form of currency when trading with companies from the globe's most-populous nation, a new survey reveals.