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Dec 15, 2014

New rail lines, customs agreements changing trade between China and Europe

The world's longest direct link rail journey recently ended after a train from the coastal Chinese city of… Read more 

Dec 15, 2014

ILWU responds to PMA contract proposal

Seven months of West Coast dockworker contract negotiations may be winding down following a union caucus and the… Read more 

Dec 15, 2014

Shippers rip railway service, expect price increases in 2015

In one recent study, shippers - soon to be subject to price increases on railways - ripped rail-based… Read more 

Dec 12, 2014

Could Congress prevent future longshore labor disputes?

One economics expert wrote in an editorial that Congress has the power to stop future longshore slowdowns and… Read more 

May 8, 2014

Updated CBSA policy respecting the importation and transportation of goods (Sealing Requirements)

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced changes to the CBSA’s sealing requirements for conveyances and containers that… Read more