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June 25, 2020  

Quebec port project aims to win back market share

US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.

News Government Transportation Economy General
June 17, 2020  

US to investigate Canada’s ‘unfavourable’ new Great Lakes shipping rules

Shippers claim ballast water release standards are unfair, overly costly and designed to drive them out of cross-border shipping.

News Transportation General
February 10, 2020  

Rand Logistics to acquire American Steamship Company from GATX

Combination of the two marine shippers will create the largest and most diverse fleet on the Great Lakes

News General
December 16, 2019  

Amazon bans sellers from using FedEx for some deliveries

Amazon and FedEx have a testy relationship.

News General
September 19, 2019  

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales

Eight have died in Canadian waters this summer out of a population numbering only about 400 animals.

News Electronics General
September 10, 2019  

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Amazon said the hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations.

News General
September 10, 2019  

Shopify to buy fulfilment solutions company 6 River Systems for US$450M

Online retail platform says acquisition will give it access to fulfilment software and robotics.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 30, 2019  

International shipping under the microscope as whale death toll grows

Examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with ship strikes.

News Electronics General
July 11, 2019  

Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees.

News Transportation General
June 27, 2019  

Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

Feds will issue a fine of up to $25,000 to those who fail to follow the speed limit.

News General
May 14, 2019  

Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

The announcement comes just two weeks after online behemoth Amazon said it’s upgrading its free shipping option.

News Transportation General
April 25, 2019  

CP Rail first quarter profits jump 25% despite winter weather woes

Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.

News Transportation General
April 16, 2019  

CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations

Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 25, 2018  

CBSA, Montreal port tests blockchain to tug shipping into digital age

But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.

News General
October 23, 2018  

Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace

The retail chain will begin to roll out the improvements in mid-November.