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Port of Montreal reports record year for cargo volumes

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) reported another record year with close to 38 million tonnes of cargo handled in 2017, according to unaudited preliminary statistics. According to the statistics, the Port of Montreal handled close to 38 million tonnes of freight...

8 March 2021
Categories: Freight News


NAFTA trade flows increased 7.9 percent in October

The value of cross-border freight exchanged by North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners was up 7.9 percent in October 2017 compared to October 2016, reaching a total of $100.6 billion, according to the TransBorder Freight Data from the U.S....

8 March 2021
Categories: Freight News


U.S. retailers’ November imports up 5.8 percent year-over-year

According to the United States' National Retail Federation's (NRF) monthly Global Port Tracker, the NRF surveyed ports handled 1.74 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units in November, the latest month for which after-the-fact numbers are available. With most holiday merchandise already in...

8 March 2021
Categories: Freight News


Canada concludes air transport agreements with 5 countries

Canada's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced that Canada has successfully concluded new and amended air transport agreements with Ethiopia, Cameroon, South Africa, Qatar and Morocco. The amended agreement with Ethiopia allows designated carriers to offer up to five flights per...

8 March 2021
Categories: Freight News