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May 14, 2015

Backlog gradually clearing along West Coast as vote looms

Three months removed from a tentative contractual agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore… Read more 

May 13, 2015

Canada’s eManifest program now in effect

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has rolled out the latest requirements of its eManifest program.

May 7, 2015

New report details states’ top exports

With National Small Business Week as a backdrop and lawmakers deciding whether to give President Barack Obama Trade… Read more 

May 6, 2015

East Coast ports starting to feel West Coast’s pain

Even on the East Coast, the clear opposite of the country from the troubles plaguing the West, port… Read more 

Apr 30, 2015

Who opposes Trade Promotion Authority?

Though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and numerous editorial boards - including the… Read more 

Apr 30, 2015

Port activity free flowing despite striking truckers

Despite fewer drivers on hand to handle incoming and outgoing shipments, it's been business as usual at the… Read more 

Apr 24, 2015

Imports accounting for most of West Coast’s port activity

Fully loaded containers into the L.A. port rose 69 percent in March when contrasted with the previous month,… Read more 

Apr 23, 2015

Canadian businesses least likely to use China currency, poll suggests

Although China is among the world's leaders in economic growth, few Canadian companies say they use the form… Read more 

Apr 10, 2015

U.S.’ offshore energy facilities score well in safety tests

Of all the commodities that are traded among nations, oil is one of the most common and profitable.… Read more 

Apr 6, 2015

U.S. trade activity slows to a crawl in February

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the nation's trade gap fell nearly 17 percent in February, totaling… Read more