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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Each year, a number of Canadian provinces implement a “Spring Thaw” policy, enforcing reduced trailer load restrictions in order to protect roads from significant damage at a time of year when roads are most vulnerable to damage due to high... Read more >

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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 >

Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Each year, a number of Canadian provinces implement a “Spring Thaw” policy, enforcing reduced trailer load restrictions in order to protect roads from significant damage at a time of year when roads are most vulnerable to damage due to high... Read more >

Posted: Aug 28, 2018

As of October, 15 2018 to May 15 2019 oversized and overweight vehicles will be diverted to Queenston-Lewiston Bridge crossing during this time frame. The final phase of the Peace Bridge rehabilitation project will prohibit oversized and overweight vehicles. The... Read more >

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 >

Posted: Jul 4, 2018

As of August 1, 2018 RIV fees are increasing.  The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has published CN 18-06 to advise importers that vehicles required to be registered with the Registrar of Imported Vehicles (RIV) using a Form 1 or... Read more >

Posted: Jun 29, 2018

On November 27, 2017, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency published a final rule containing proposed amendments to CBP regulations regarding the in-bond process. These amendments are going into effect soon, and they’ll have a considerable impact on the... Read more >

Posted: Jun 8, 2018

The Canadian National Railway has changed its storage tariff rates, effective May 15, 2018. On April 13, Canadian National Railway (CN) published its Optional Services Catalogue – Intermodal (CN T 9100-V (3) (En)), which lays out updated intermodal tariffs. The... Read more >

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 >

Posted: May 21, 2018

Canada Border Services Agency has recently issued on May 11, 2018 Customs Notice 18-04. This notice replaces Customs Notice 17-22 and provides a provision to the interim process to address a specific scenario for single shipments (back to back) destined... Read more >