Canada border officers to begin work slowdown

The Supply Chain Journal

Nearly 9,000 Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) personnel will begin a work-to-rule strike on Friday, their union said , warning that the labor action could have a “dramatic impact to Canada’s supply chain” and imperil the government’s plans to reopen the border to U.S.

Canada pension fund to acquire Ports America

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is set to become the full owner of Ports America, the largest U.S. It oversees investments for the Canada Pension Plan, which serves more than 20 million Canadians.

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Canada border officers begin job action as slowdown hits trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

Nearly 9,000 Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) employees began the work-to-rule strike — effectively a collective slowdown — at ports of entry across the country on Friday morning as delays mounted for trucks at some of the busiest border crossings. . and Canada, the wait was 90 minutes. .

Transport Canada restricts train speeds in British Columbia

The Supply Chain Journal

Transport Canada is temporarily restricting train speeds for Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) and CN ( NYSE: CNI) in British Columbia should hot summer temperatures and dry conditions reach a certain threshold. Transport Canada issues new speed restrictions for trains hauling dangerous goods.

Transport Canada approves updates on freight rail switching rules

The Supply Chain Journal

Transport Canada has approved modifications to some of the rules governing freight rail switching operations so that operations are “as safe as possible for railway employees and for people living close to railway lines.”. Canada issues orders to prevent parked rolling stock from rolling.

Mubadala to acquire logistics provider Canada Cartage

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The deal aims to expand Mubadala Capital's foothold in the supply chain landscape, by leveraging Canada Cartage's logistics capabilities and extensive network of 33 facilities across Canada. Logistics Business Supply Chain Canada Canada Cartage logistics Mubadala NEWS

Canada’s Cargojet explores U.S. investment

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargojet flies from Canada to Cincinnati, for example, but can’t go from Cincinnati to Miami and then to Panama. partner for our growth strategy across the border as many of our customers in Canada are also customers in the U.S.,” and Bermuda and between Canada and Germany.

Canada border officers ratify deal for new contract

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada Border Services Agency officers have overwhelmingly voted to ratify an agreement for a new four-year contract with the Canadian government, their union said on Thursday. American Shipper Canada News Supply Chains Top Stories Canada Border Services Agency CBSA strikes

Truckers implicated in multimillion-dollar US-Canada tobacco smuggling ring

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Canada smuggling ring that evaded nearly $700 million in taxes, according to federal prosecutors. Lawrence River and into Canada via boats or snowmobiles, according to court documents. to Canada. Canada News Top Stories Trucking North Carolina smuggling Tobacco US-Canada border

Canada Cartage acquires cross-border carrier Rapid Delivery

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada Cartage has acquired Rapid Delivery, a Canadian trucking company specializing in dedicated domestic and cross-border dedicated freight services. It marks the fourth acquisition in 2021 for Canada Cartage, one of the largest trucking and logistics companies in Canada. .

Canada’s Shrinking St. Lawrence Latest Threat to Shipping Routes

Supply Chain Brain

Canada and the U.S. are monitoring the conditions and considering boosting the flow of water from Lake Ontario to make conditions safer for commercial ships

Kibo Laura Canada Case Study

Supply Chain Brain

By leaning on Kibo Commerce's Order Management technology, retailer Laura Canada was able to increase sales and deliver a seamless end-to-end experience to customers

Canada ELD certification ‘very rigorous,’ company says after completing vetting

The Supply Chain Journal

Slowly but surely, electronic logging devices (ELDs) are starting to emerge from Canada’s third-party certification process. 30, Pedigree Technologies’ Cab-Mate One became the fourth ELD certified to run in Canada.

CBP seizes cocaine hidden in watermelons, peppers headed to Canada

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to Canada could face prosecution after border officers discovered nearly 70 pounds of cocaine hidden in her load of produce, authorities said. Canada News Trucking Canadian trucking CBP Cocaine drug smuggling U.S. A truck driver hauling watermelons and peppers from the U.S.

Canada’s ELD mandate now in effect — kind of

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Canada’s mandate for commercial vehicles to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) took effect on Saturday. But when they are certified, Transport Canada will post them online. Canada is requiring all ELDs to undergo a vetting process performed by an outside company, FPInnovations.

Canada border officers vote to strike, warn of supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

Thousands of Canada Border Services Agency personnel have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike – something that could throw a wrench into port, cross-border trucking, airfreight and international parcel operations.

Trucking company shutdown among Canada’s largest since pandemic began

The Supply Chain Journal

People Express Transport , which specialized in hauling produce and meat in western Canada and the U.S., ceased operations on April 22, the day that a judge placed the carrier into receivership under Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

US extends COVID-19 travel restrictions with Mexico and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Land and ferry border crossings between the United States, Canada and Mexico will remain closed to nonessential travel until at least July 21. Canada and Mexico, which have recovered from their pandemic lows to record levels in recent months. .

$6M in marijuana seized from trucks at US-Canada border

The Supply Chain Journal

border from Canada with shipping manifests claiming an especially mundane cargo: paper. Canada border closed for non-essential travel in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada News Top Stories Trade and Compliance Trucking drug seizures marijuana U.S.

Data breach hits 44 big Canada Post shippers, exposing nearly 1M customers

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada Post said on Wednesday that a cyberattack and data breach on an electronic data interchange (EDI) supplier has compromised information from 44 of its large parcel business customers, affecting nearly 1 million recipients.

2 truckers face prosecution after $4.5M marijuana seizure at US-Canada border

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada border in North Dakota on Friday. from Canada have become relatively common since the border closed for nonessential travel in March 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19. Canada Driver issues News Top Stories Trucking drug seizures marijuana North Dakota Pembina U.S.

Borderlands: Canada again beats Mexico, remains top US trade partner

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This week: Canada again beats Mexico to remain the top U.S. Canada again beats Mexico, remains top US trade partner. Canada was the top trading partner of the United States in June, followed by Mexico and China, according to data released Thursday from the U.S.

Shipping to Canada: Expand Your International Growth

Supply Chain Brain

A growing number of businesses are choosing to start shipping to Canada and expand their international growth

Canada Bridge Reopens After Five-Day Protest

Supply Chain Brain

The Ambassador Bridge that links Canada with the U.S. has reopened, clearing the largest trade artery between the two countries after a five-day protest shut it down

Canada is Lifting All COVID-19 Border and Travel Restrictions

Supply Chain Brain

Since earlier this year, Canada has been gradually lifting its COVID-related restrictions to fully reopen its economy, with travel measures being the last set of rules to remain in place

IKEA to electrify last-mile delivery in Canada with Lion Electric

The Supply Chain Journal

IKEA and its last-mile delivery partner in Canada, Second Closet, will deploy 15 all-electric Lion Electric trucks this fall in Canada. The vehicles making deliveries for IKEA Canada will operate in Bocherville, Quebec; Etobicoke, Ontario; and Richmond, British Columbia.

Air Canada expanding refrigeration capability at Toronto cargo hub

The Supply Chain Journal

Air Canada on Friday announced a $16 million investment to expand and improve cold storage capability for pharmaceuticals, fresh food and other perishable products at its Toronto Pearson International Airport cargo hub. Air Canada sets record for cargo revenue in second quarter.

Canada Peterbilt dealer Cervus to go private in $240M sale to Brandt Tractor

The Supply Chain Journal

Heavy equipment seller Cervus Equipment, which owns a large Peterbilt dealer network in Canada, has agreed to be acquired by Brandt Tractor for CA$302 million ($240 million) in a deal that will take the company private. The company has benefitted from a rebound in Canada’s trucking industry.

Canada border officers mull strike at critical time for supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

Thousands of members of the Canada Border Services Agency are in the midst of voting on whether to authorize a strike — something that could roil the movement of billions of dollars of goods via its border with the U.S., Photo: Canada Border Services Agency). Canada border

Canada Charges Electric Vehicle Battery Researcher With Espionage for China

Supply Chain Brain

The arrest comes as Canada grapples with a barrage of accusations of Chinese interference, including allegations of meddling in its federal elections

The itch to switch: Railroad swapping in Canada vs. the US

The Supply Chain Journal

Reciprocal switching as a ‘right’ in Canada. Unlike the United States, interswitching in Canada has existed for decades, according to Joseph Schulman, transportation economist and principal consultant at CPCS, a management consulting firm specializing in infrastructure.

Uber Freight launches Shipper Platform in Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Digital freight brokerage Uber Freight ( NYSE:UBER ) on Tuesday launched its self-service platform for shippers within Canada. The company began doing business in Canada in 2019 and has been manually facilitating domestic and cross-border shipments originating from Ontario and Quebec.

Free trade agreements and the future of Canada’s Supply Management system

Kinaxis

negotiations between Canada, Mexico and the USA – which culminated in this week’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – is a perfect case study showing the long-term impact of trade agreements. Canada has been progressing with other trade agreements that can generate new channels of economic development for its own and for the corresponding country’s citizens. How is Canada’s Supply Management affected by these changes?

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Hundreds of trucks stranded in Canada amid protest over COVID travel rules

The Supply Chain Journal

Protesters have been blocking the Trans-Canada Highway on the Nova Scotia side of the border, cutting off the province’s only link to the rest of Canada and the U.S.

2 truckers face prosecution after $4.5M marijuana seizure at US-Canada border

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada border in North Dakota on Friday. from Canada have become relatively common since the border closed for nonessential travel in March 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19. Canada Driver issues News Trucking drug seizures marijuana North Dakota Pembina U.S.

Canada’s Mullen Group dips toe into truck sales with Bandstra acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

But the dealership represents a new line of business for Mullen Group, with its business dominated by transportation and logistics firms and to a lesser extent oil services based in western Canada.

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Truckers Defy Trudeau's Crackdown as Canada Freezes Assets

Supply Chain Brain

Truckers who have paralyzed Canada's capital in their outcry against vaccine mandates are ready to risk their trucks being impounded and bank accounts frozen in defiance of Prime Minister Trudeau's effort to clear protests with an emergency law

Smugglers outfitted trucks to haul ‘staggering’ amount of drugs to Canada, police say

The Supply Chain Journal

A suspected drug-smuggling ring allegedly used tractor-trailers with secret compartments to truck millions of dollars of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana from Mexico and California to Canada before authorities took it down, police said Tuesday. Canada border crossings in Ontario.

Truckers Protesting Vaccine Rule Stay Put in Canada’s Capital

Supply Chain Brain

Raucous protests in Canada’s capital continued Sunday over trucker vaccine mandates and other COVID-19 health restrictions, but the crowd thinned from its height a day earlier after drawing military and political rebukes for poor behavior