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U.S. rail freight traffic increased 1.1 percent in January

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports that U.S. railroads originated 1,238,487 carloads in January 2019, up 1.7 percent, or 21,054 carloads, from January 2018. U.S. railroads also originated 1,316,168 containers and trailers in January 2019, up 0.5 percent, or...

18 February 2019
Categories: Freight News



The Perils of Congestion: New Surcharges Add to Port of Montreal Woes

Closely following an announcement on February 5 that Maersk will introduce a Congestion Fee Destination (CFD) for all cargo discharging at Montreal, effective February 8 for non-regulated countries and March 6 for regulated countries, CIFFA received a February 8th notice...

18 February 2019
Categories: News