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CTA to carriers: Join the online border-crossing campaign

May 23, 2017 by sehui

OTTAWA-Computer glitches in the system designed to speed up border crossings have actually had the opposite affect, and the problem is threatening the financial well-being of carriers, the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has charged. What’s more, the CTA is urging truckers to speak up and they can do so with the click of a mouse.

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Good News! After 4 Years, Windsor Thruway Open

June 29, 2015 by Peter Carter

WINDSOR, ON – Good news for truckers heading across the border at Windsor-Detroit. After four years of construction, the portion of 401 between North Talbot Road and the E.C. Row Expressway will open Sunday at midnight, so your loads won’t have to hit all those grade-level red lights anymore. Not only that but after Sunday, your eastbound trucks won’t have to use that pesky roundabout either.

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New commercial entrance opened at Ontario border crossing

January 20, 2015 by Allan Janssen

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Starting today, commercial truck traffic will access the plaza by way of the new commercial entrance from Carmen’s Way instead of the commuter vehicle entrance on Huron St. City.

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Detroit River Bridge Inching Closer to Construction Stage

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC- The much discussed and long awaited Detroit River International Crossing bridge is one step closer to reality. The U.S. Coast Guard has granted a permit to build the planned Detroit River bridge, which will eventually link Detroit, MI and Windsor, ON.

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New Brunswick paves the way for new border crossing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ST. STEPHEN, N.B. — Federal and provincial funds are being used to help develop a new land border crossing in Atlantic Canada, something not seen for 30 years.

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Washington report identifies a new frontier

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. think tank recently outlined a strategy for streamlining border problems, including taking a different approach to relations to the north and south.

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ELECTRONIC MANIFESTING SOLUTION FOR A.C.E.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Tailwind Management Systems offers new electronic manifesting software for truck shipments inbound to the U.S.

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Manitoba Gov. Announces Highway 75 Upgrades

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Manitoba Trucking Association welcomes the provincial government’s announcement of upgrades to Highway 75.

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SMOOTHER BORDER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

From Shaw Tracking, ACE status messages sent directly to Omni unit

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Border Time Reduced With New Partnership

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MINNEAPOLIS – PeopleNet, a technology company specializing in the trucking industry, has announced a new partnership with Easy Manifest that provides truckers with an easier way to prepare eManifests for a border crossing.

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Michigan highway authority rips impact report for twin span

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DETROIT — Another Michigan government agency is punching holes in an Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared by the U.S. Coast Guard regarding a twin span for the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Michigan.

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Feds ink deal to work on additional border crossing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Canada’s federal government and the US government signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) to maintain a high priority on the development of enhanced capacity of the border-crossing infrastructure in the Detroit-Windsor region.

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CBP set to muzzle oral declaration at border crossings

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite ongoing opposition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin checking for citizenship and identity documents when entering the U.S. at land and sea crossings, beginning Jan. 31.

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Feds focused on second Windsor bridge; Minister says Ambassador at capacity

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Canada’s trade minister says a series of border investments his Conservative government announced in last week’s federal budget will help speed up cross-border transportation — especially of auto parts — and thin out traffic congestion at the nation’s busiest land ports.

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Relief on the way for busy Quebec border crossing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LACOLLE, Que. — One of Canada’s busiest border crossings will soon get a facelift, courtesy of the federal government.