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

The Supply Chain Journal

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 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

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. .

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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ENERGY Transportation Group ranks among Canada’s top growing companies

The Supply Chain Journal

ENERGY Transportation Group has been named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies , according to the recently released annual list from The Globe and Mail.

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


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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Proud to be Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2016


by Melissa Clow As a leading supply chain management cloud provider, we are proud to be named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers. First created in 2014 by the editorial team at Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Kinaxis has won the national honor every year since its inception. Given our recent rapid growth, we’re thrilled to again be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers,” says Megan Paterson, Vice President of Human Resources at Kinaxis. “We

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Is Canada’s recreational cannabis supply chain ready to meet demand?


by Ilyas Kucukcay Canada is a pioneering country when it comes to the use of cannabis for medical purposes , where it’s been available through a doctor’s prescription since 2001. So one might think Canada’s recreational cannabis supply chain would already be in place. Despite these initial challenges, Canada’s future in the supply of recreational cannabis is bright. million in Canada (compared to Uruguay at 3.4

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Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death


The in-depth reporting is titled, “The Last Days of Target: The untold tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death.” In 2011 Target made a major expansion into Canada, leasing a preexisting chain’s stores with plans to open more than 100 branded locations within two years. During the rollout, the article states, Target Canada could not generate “meaningful” sales forecasts, and therefore had to rely on projections developed at U.S.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Danny Wang, VP at Canada Goose!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This interview is with Danny Wang, Vice President of Sourcing and Procurement at Canada Goose. Danny Wang, Vice President at Canada Goose. The work that Canada Goose is doing to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the Coronavirus pandemic is truly inspirational.

FreightWaves Classics: Key bridge links Michigan and Ontario

The Supply Chain Journal

The International Bridge connects the United States and Canada, as well as connecting the two cities on either end of the bridge – Sault Ste. Fifteen years later, Canada’s Parliament created the St. The “Soo” crossing is near the Trans-Canada Highway. Canada border U.S.-Canada

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.

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.

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. .

Air Canada sets record for cargo revenue in second quarter

The Supply Chain Journal

Hampered by strict government border restrictions, Air Canada disappointed investors with a US$918.3 Since the start of the pandemic, Air Canada has operated more than 10,000 cargo-only flights. And sequentially, Air Canada’s cargo revenue increased $59 million from the first quarter.

Global Free Trade: Europe and Canada Implement CETA

NFI Industries

In February, the European Union (EU) voted to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, known as CETA, with trade partner Canada. The act aims to increase trade between the countries by lowering tariffs, thus making goods easier to export between the two markets. Once fully implemented, CETA will eliminate tariffs on 99 percent of. Read More. Global Supply Chain Export Freight Forwarding Import

Flexible Online Fulfillment and the ‘Power of Two’ in Canada

Supply Chain Network

In Canada, customer demands for more rapid and cost-effective e-commerce delivery are increasing on a daily basis. Online sellers, since the dawn of e-commerce, have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation. However, the days are now numbered for one e-commerce fulfillment operation being a viable customer delivery experience solution for Canada. still servicing Canada from U.S.

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.

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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

CBP seizes cocaine hidden in watermelons, peppers headed to Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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

Can Walmart Find Profitable Success in Canada?

Logistics Trends and Insights

But its biggest announcement was its investment plans for Canada. While Walmart has not achieved the success internationally as it has domestically, Canada is one of its top three largest markets along with Mexico and the U.K. Canada’s net sales increased 7.6%

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.

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

Supply Chain Network

A few years back the Government of Canada introduced the role of Chief Technology Officer or CTO, which ultimately resulted in the formation of Shared Services Canada. IT services, applications and servers are of course a very significant cost to the government and ultimately the people of Canada. So in this case only one question remains to be answered, is it time for Canada to appoint a Chief Logistics Officer?

What will the reopening of the Canadian border mean for freight?

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada is beginning to reopen its borders for nonessential travel after a 16-month shutdown in response to COVID-19. Even though trade has been exempt from the restrictions — allowing trucks to move freely between Canada and the U.S. — Canada border

Canada’s ELD mandate now in effect — kind of

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.