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.

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

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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. .

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.

Bell Canada

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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.

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

Kinaxis

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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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.

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

Kinaxis

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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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.

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

ToolsGroup

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.

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.

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.

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%

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?

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.

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.

6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Canada border is one of the most important borders in the world? Canada is the number one market for U.S. exports and 60% of Canada’s overall trade is with the United States.* Last week, the United States, Canada, and Mexico struck a new tri-lateral agreement to replace NAFTA, now called USMCA. and Canada will remain strong trade partners into the future. Top six issues companies face when crossing the Canada-U.S. From Canada to 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

E-Commerce Success in Canada Depends on Power of Two

Supply Chain Network

In fact not a week goes by now without my speaking with retailers and etailers that since the dawn of e-commerce have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation for the country and are currently rethinking this model. However, it definitely appears the days are numbered for a single e-commerce fulfillment operation being a viable customer delivery experience solution for all of Canada.

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$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.

Bell Canada: Managing Procurement During & Beyond the Pandemic

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Global Free Trade: Europe and Canada Implement CETA

Supply Chain Link

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

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

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.

Trucking Regulations in Canada! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Per sheer physical size Canada is the world’s second largest country. Of course, in terms of population, Canada is also one of the least densely populated major nations. Though it’s not as if Canada is left with just a bunch of empty space that no one uses.

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

The company specializes in moving dry and refrigerated cargo, as well as warehousing and cross-border shipping between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Logistics/Supply Chains News Sponsored Insights Trucking Canada-U.S.

Success in Canada Demands a Uniquely Canadian Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

As managers rethink their supply chains, many will come to realize the tremendous opportunities that exist just north of the border, in Canada. Canada's thriving technology industry includes five public-private super clusters focused on different aspects of tech innovation. Canada's automobile industry is a vital part of the U.S. Read Success in Canada Demands a Uniquely Canadian Logistics Strategy to learn more

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.

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.

Port of Vancouver congestion mounts despite resumed rail service

The Supply Chain Journal

As of Tuesday afternoon, 41 ships were at anchor at Canada’s largest port. Trains running through the area of British Columbia affected by the wildfires have been subject to a Transport Canada slowdown order since Sunday.

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

Expanding and Shipping to Canada By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Some call it the U.S.’ little brother” and others call it “that neighbor up north,” but ever since the North American Free... The post Expanding and Shipping to Canada appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

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.