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.* and Canada will remain strong trade partners into the future. From Canada to the U.S.,

Tailwind presenting at Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference!

Tailwind

Cargo Logistics Canada is North America’s Multi-modal Supply Chain Expo. It addresses the needs of cargo owners, managers and agents who contract the flow of goods through Canadian supply chains. The post Tailwind presenting at Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference!

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Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs. Like it or not, the industry is jettisoning the groovy, born-in-the-70s Cargo-IMP protocol and moving to the more robust Cargo-XML standard, which has already been rolled out for key air cargo documents such as air waybills, flight manifests, and house air waybills. Well, the old Cargo-IMP standard, although frozen with the last edition, is still around and working.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

import countries were: Italy, Canada, Mexico, Pakistan, and India. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical SuppliesDisruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization. But perhaps the biggest mind shift will come from the pandemic as the death rate climbs around the world.

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Air Travel Demand and the Cargo Impact

CH Robinson Logistics

This additional equipment increased cargo capacity, even in years where demand for air cargo did not increase at a corresponding level. With cargo capacity (supply) increasing faster than demand, many airlines operating both passenger and freighter aircraft reconsidered their need for freighters. Some airlines got out of the freighter aircraft market altogether, while others chose to let aging cargo aircraft retire without replacing them.

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AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Canada and Cross-Border. and Canada. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks, and until normal volume is reached, carriers would continue to selectively implement blank sailings, likely until the end of March. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

Canada and Cross-Border. opens and Canada doesn’t open, northbound traffic goes up and will be unbalanced to southbound traffic. not open in Canada, and likely not to open until early June at the earliest, this driver of demand will continue to soften much of the impact which northbound produce will have. Port of Virginia’s cargo volumes are down ~ 9% YoY. Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Air Travel Demand and the Cargo Impact

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This additional equipment increased cargo capacity, even in years where demand for air cargo did not increase at a corresponding level. With cargo capacity (supply) increasing faster than demand, many airlines operating both passenger and freighter aircraft reconsidered their need for freighters. Some airlines got out of the freighter aircraft market altogether, while others chose to let aging cargo aircraft retire without replacing them.

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Happy Canada Day – from Freightera

Freightera

Happy Canada Day to Freightera customers, carriers and friends! Just in time for two big celebrations, Canada Day and 4th of July, we’ve rolled out our long-awaited Freightera Cargo Insurance at no extra cost to our shippers and dramatically improved our freight quote search. The post Happy Canada Day – from Freightera appeared first on Freightera Blog.

Happy SesquiCentennial Canada!

Tailwind

The Canadarm (it was the cargo crane on the Space Shuttle if you recall. In doing so we also accidentally invented the Canada Underarm shh – let’s keep that a SECRET!). Canada Dry Ginger Ale (sometimes the answer is in the name!). The post Happy SesquiCentennial Canada! Okay let’s get this out of the way first. Justin Bieber. Nickelback. Royal Commissions. If we get those things out of the way, there are so many other things that make us proud to be Canadian.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

Canada and Cross-Border. The re-opening of the economy has been left to the individual provinces and thus Canada will see regional differences in the pace and scope at which the economy will open. Assuming there is no upswing in incidences of infection, Canada will experience a more gradual resumption of economic activity than what is likely in the U.S. border with Canada still remains closed to non-essential travel. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America. But air carrier Martinair Cargo has built temperature monitoring into its records system and handling processes, and found it has been a useful tool in protecting themselves from damage claims.

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Guidelines for Filing Freight Claims

20Cube Logistics

Filing a claim with the air cargo carriers or similar transportation services is not as complicated a process as it comes across. When a large number of consignments are being transported over a significantly long distance via Logistics Company in India to international destination by sea etc.

2019 – The Year of Amazon Air

Logistics Trends and Insights

In what was an overall dismal global air cargo market, I’m declaring 2019 the year of Amazon Air. Amazon’s air cargo group literally took off as the overall company went from 2-day free delivery for Prime members to next-day free deliveries for its members.

Freightera Featured in North America Cargo Logistics Conference in Vancouver on Feb 5, 2020

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Freightera CEO to Open the Cargo Tech Track at the 2020 Cargo Logistics Canada Expo in Vancouver. ” Attendees will be cargo owners, logistics providers, multimodal transportation providers, brokers, agents, and government representatives. .

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

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and Canada customs best practices. The next key subject to address is importing PPE into the United States and/or Canada. Importing PPE into Canada. While importing into Canada has some similarities—like changing regulations—there are some clear differences to be aware of as well. However, when the demand for passenger travel plummeted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a dramatic reduction in cargo capacity followed.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region. In 2013, the first commercial bulk carrier transited the Northwest Passage, carrying cargo from from Canada to Finland.

Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

Talking Logistics

West Coast ports continue , causing importers like Lululemon Athletica to delay store shipments by up to 10 days, other shippers are heading to Canada’s West Coast ports, such as Prince Rupert where cargo traffic headed for the U.S. Canada’s two big Pacific ports have a natural geographic advantage: relative proximity. Building on that advantage, Canada’s government has spent 1.4 While the delays at the U.S.

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You’ll ? FREIGHTERA Cargo Insurance + New Rates! Rockford, IL to Minooka, IL for $92, et al.

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We just went live with the long awaited Cargo Insurance. Now all loads you book via the Freightera platform are automatically covered by up to $10,000 in FREIGHTERA Cargo Insurance. This is the best in the US and Canada, and at no charge to you! FREIGHTERA Cargo Insurance + New Rates! If you received our rate updates before, you may wonder, how does Freightera get better prices every time?

This Week in Logistics News (January 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Drone Delivery Canada Commences Testing its Larger 25lbs Cargo Delivery Drone Named the Raven X1400. – Paperless Trade will digitize and automate paperwork filings by enabling end-users to securely submit, validate and approve documents across organizational boundaries, ultimately helping to reduce the time and cost for clearance and cargo movement.

Why the West Coast Ports Labor Dispute Matters to Retailers

The Network Effect

Savvy shippers have also diversified West Coast destinations to include Vancouver and Prince Rupert in Canada where labor disputes are not at issue. According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. Retailers are paying close attention to labor disputes threatening to bring a stop to imports coming in to West Coast ports.

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The need to know

EFT

Tankers ship Iranian fuel cargoes to U.S. Tankers carrying Iranian fuel cargoes covered by a U.S. Canada’s competition watchdog seeks inputs from sellers on Amazon probe. The need to know from Reuters' global network of journalists.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

Transplace

This week’s TIP List includes stories about increased cargo thefts during the Independence Day holiday and some of the ways that Chinese exporters are avoiding American tariffs. Cargo Theft Firms Warns Against Increased Theft Activity During July 4 Holiday : As Independence Day approaches, truck drivers are being warned of increased cargo theft activity. and Canada during that period over the last six years. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30 th , 2019.

Is the “shared economy” changing logistics?

Kinaxis

by Alvaro Fernandez Did you know it costs approximately $100 to send an envelope from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Caracas, Venezuela? To be fair, Canada has had its share of mail nightmares in the past). A popular subject in several expat Facebook groups is checking to see who’s planning on flying back to their origin country, and whether those individuals would mind taking along a little extra cargo.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

Transplace

This week’s TIP List includes stories about increased cargo thefts during the Independence Day holiday and some of the ways that Chinese exporters are avoiding American tariffs. Cargo Theft Firms Warns Against Increased Theft Activity During July 4 Holiday : As Independence Day approaches, truck drivers are being warned of increased cargo theft activity. and Canada during that period over the last six years. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30 th , 2019.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

Completed by the exporter, the bill of lading provides a list of the contents of the shipment, establishes the value of the cargo, and acts as a legally binding document through the shipping process. The document is presented to the customs agent at the border as proof that the goods and/or materials originated in the United States, Mexico, or Canada.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy. Robinson announced that it has enhanced its anti-cargo theft strategy “by joining CargoNet® to provide customers with a proactive approach to strengthening security around sensitive and high value product freight.” By providing coordinated incident communications, recovery support, and deterrence measures, CargoNet helps its members prevent cargo theft and improve chances of recovery. Is it ironic that the U.S.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Take cargo airships, for example. House of Representatives set up the bipartisan Cargo Airship Caucus, with the goal of accelerating development. In recent years, the aerospace heavyweights Boeing and Northrop Grumman have developed airships; Russia, Brazil, and China have built or conceived prototypes, and Canada has designs for a few of them, including the Solar Ship, which looks like a bloated stealth bomber, with solar panels spread across the top of helium-filled wings.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

Cerasis

CVSA is an international not-for-profit organization comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world, with nearly 17 trucks or buses inspected, on average, every minute in Canada, the United States and Mexico during a 72-hour period.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net of 4.9 This past Monday, “truck drivers from three companies at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach began a 36-hour strike…and Port of Oakland truckers have threatened to walk out next week,” according to an article in Cargo Business News.

Supply Chain Is at Its Best When You Can’t See It

Kinaxis

They’ll of course see the transport trucks rolling down the road as they pass by, knowing their trailers are full of cargo, but they’ll never bother to think about how that order is triggered, the decisions involved with how much quantity to order, or the complexities (such as expiry dates) of getting that order to their local store. by Jonathan Matthews Playing hockey the other night, there was a particularly boisterous individual on my bench.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Descartes continues to broaden its footprint in the global trade management space, with two more acquisitions announced this week: e-customs, “a leading provider of electronic security and fiscal customs filing solutions in the UK,” and Pentant, “a leading UK-based Community System Provider (CSP) offering customs connectivity and import/export inventory control solutions for ocean, truck and air cargo.”