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Posted: Nov 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 – The Canadian National Railway Company (CN Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have reached a tentative agreement. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has... Read more >

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Posted: Nov 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 – The Canadian National Railway Company (CN Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have reached a tentative agreement. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has... Read more >

Posted: Nov 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 – Train operators went on strike just after midnight this morning. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are informing you that the TCRC has initiated strike action. We will return to negotiations today with the... Read more >

Posted: Oct 29, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released the Incoterms 2020 update of their international trade terms for the sale of goods. The new version of Incoterms 2020 takes effect as of January 1, 2020. The Incoterms rules define the... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the release of Incoterms® 2020 in early September 2019. The ICC has stated: Incoterms® 2020 reflects the ever-changing nature of today’s international trade system. Over the course of the drafting process of... Read more >

Posted: Jul 18, 2019

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s enforcement date for the new in-bond process is going into effect on Monday, July 29, 2019. Download FAQ Last summer, CBP implemented several amendments to the in-bond process, effective August 6th, 2018.... Read more >

Posted: May 24, 2019

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union served official notice to GCT Global Container Terminals Canada that its members will begin striking effective 7 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The parties will continue to negotiate in... Read more >

Posted: May 17, 2019

A cybersecurity breach in Facebook’s messaging app, WhatsApp, has left users vulnerable to malicious spyware installed on their smartphones. The Financial Times reported that surveillance spyware was installed on phones using WhatsApp’s call feature. The software was installed even if... Read more >

Posted: May 16, 2019

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has announced the transfer of 731 of its agents from ports along the northern border to the southern border. These officers are being temporarily moved in order to support the influx of... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Air Canada Cargo has announced it will be collaborating with GTA dnata, at its Toronto Pearson International Airport hub, to service pharmaceutical shipments. Effective February 26, 2019, pharmaceutical shipments that are booked with Air Canada Cargo will be handled at... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

The lithium battery guidance document is based on the provisions set out in the 2019-2020 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Technical Instructions) and the 60th Edition of the IATA Dangerous... Read more >