Trade News / Freight and transportation updates

Posted: May 29, 2018

The unions representing workers at Canadian Pacific (CP), one of Canada’s largest railway network, have served CP with a strike notice set to commence at 22:00, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Should the parties fail to resolve the current impasse in... Read more >

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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.

Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Roughly 4 in 10 retailers and manufacturers intends to move their shipments from the West Coast to the East Coast, believing that doing so will increase the speed with which they can send and receive goods, according to a new... Read more >

Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Wholesale trade receipts in January slipped to $53 billion from December, based on reported numbers from Statistics Canada. In U.S. dollars, that's the equivalent of about $42 billion, The Wall Street Journal pointed out.

Posted: Feb 18, 2015

Labor negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have come to a grinding halt, as has shipment activity along the West Coast’s 29 ports. But the government may soon be stepping in... Read more >

Posted: Feb 13, 2015

After early assertions that the West Coast port dispute wouldn’t have a major impact on the flow of shipments, those promises seem to have gone by the wayside, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association... Read more >