Quebec port project aims to win back market share
US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.
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.
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
Amazon bans sellers from using FedEx for some deliveries
Amazon and FedEx have a testy relationship.
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.
Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs
Amazon said the hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations.
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.
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.
Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training
Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees.
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.
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.
CP Rail first quarter profits jump 25% despite winter weather woes
Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.
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.
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.
Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace
The retail chain will begin to roll out the improvements in mid-November.