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Airports say global air freight volumes increased 5.7% in January

Airports Council International (ACI), the trade association of most of the world's airports, reports that air freight volumes as a whole increased 5.7% in January. International freight volumes continued to post relatively higher growth with an increase of 9.5%, whereas domestic...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News


St. Lawrence Seaway opens 59th navigation season

The U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) joined with the Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation to mark the opening of the Seaway's 59th navigation season. The official opening ceremony of the binational waterway took place at the St. Lambert...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News


CP reaches tentative labor deal with intermodal employees

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) announced that it reached a tentative five-year labor agreement with the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1976. The agreement covers around 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada. The current contract expires December 31, 2017. "I would...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News


Quebec modifies thaw period in certain zones

The Quebec Department of Transport modified its notice for users of heavy vehicles and shippers advising on load limits and reductions on public roads during the thaw period. The reductions are necessary to account for the road network's lower bearing...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News