Trade News / Freight and transportation updates
U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000612 advising, effective November 1st, they will penalize any documented violation of the wood packaging material (WPM) requirements, eliminating its previous policy of allowing up to five (5) violations before taking... Read More >
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In one recent study, shippers - soon to be subject to price increases on railways - ripped rail-based intermodal freight service in the U.S. and Canada.
One economics expert wrote in an editorial that Congress has the power to stop future longshore slowdowns and lockout threats, as a dock workers' union and management remain without a contract on the West Coast.
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced changes to the CBSA’s sealing requirements for conveyances and containers that have been authorized to move inland to a sufferance warehouse. Customs Notice 14-009 advises of changes to the sealing of conveyances and... Read More >