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Nov 19, 2019

CN Rail workers on strike

November 19, 2019 – Train operators went on strike just after midnight this morning. CN Rail has released… Read more 

Oct 29, 2019

Incoterms 2020 Changes in Effect January 1, 2020

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released the Incoterms 2020 update of their international trade terms for… Read more 

Aug 1, 2019

Incoterms 2020 Publication Coming Soon

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the release of Incoterms® 2020 in early September 2019. The… Read more 

Jul 18, 2019

CBP’s enforcement date for In-Bond shipments is coming up fast!

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s enforcement date for the new in-bond process is going into… Read more 

May 24, 2019

Vancouver Port labor action beginning May 27

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union served official notice to GCT Global Container… Read more 

May 17, 2019

WhatsApp hack may compromise carrier data

A cybersecurity breach in Facebook’s messaging app, WhatsApp, has left users vulnerable to malicious spyware installed on their… Read more 

May 16, 2019

Transfer of U.S. border officers from Canadian to Mexican border likely to cause delays

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has announced the transfer of 731 of its agents from… Read more 

Mar 11, 2019

Air Canada Cargo partners with GTA dnata for pharma shipments

Air Canada Cargo has announced it will be collaborating with GTA dnata, at its Toronto Pearson International Airport… Read more 

Mar 7, 2019

Lithium Battery Guidance Document

The lithium battery guidance document is based on the provisions set out in the 2019-2020 Edition of the… Read more 

Feb 15, 2019

Canadian spring thaw, 2019

Each year, a number of Canadian provinces implement a “Spring Thaw” policy, enforcing reduced trailer load restrictions in… Read more