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: 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 >

Posted: Mar 26, 2018

Transport Canada (TC) invites you to participate in stakeholder consultations regarding a new Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Client Identification Database (CID). Public safety depends on Transport Canada knowing who is transporting dangerous goods in Canada, as well as knowing... Read more >

Posted: Feb 8, 2018

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) at the Port of Blaine (in Washington State) has announced repairs are underway in Cargo Lane #3 at the Blaine, Pacific Highway, Port of Entry. On February 5, 2018, the Port experienced damage to... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) extended the enforcement date for the new ‘In-Bond’ regulation changes for six months. The new rules went into effect on November 27, 2017. Effective July 2, 2018: The paper CBP 7512 form will no... Read more >