Drayage sector warns of strike at Port Metro Vancouver

Written by admin on 25 juli 2014

The union representing about 400 harbor truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver has given Canadian officials until July 30 to enforce government-mandated pay rates for drivers, or face another possible trucker strike at Canada’s largest port.


New Regulation IBC to USA

Written by admin on 17 juli 2014

There is a new regulation that requires truck drivers in the USA to have a special license in order to move IBC liquid packaging in aggregate volumes exceeding 3785 liters. As a result we must create a new restriction as many truck drivers in the USA do not have this additional license. The restriction will apply to all USA ports and all classes.
Conditions: Any door/carrier move
Restriction: If IBC packaging involved and the total volume of all IBC packagings (for all

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Low Water Surcharge Montreal

Written by admin on 17 juli 2014

In relation to the progressively decreasing water level of St. Laurent River, most carriers have decided to implement a Low Water Surcharge (LWS) for all cargo moving from and to North Europe to Canada on board of St. Laurent Services.

The Low Water Surcharge will be applicable by announced dates by the carriers.

Cargo: All types of equipment