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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LACOLLE, Que. — One of Canada’s busiest border crossings will soon get a facelift, courtesy of the federal government.
DETROIT — While political officials mull over various ways to improve the border between Windsor and Detroit, one U.S. think tank is suggesting a grander vision.
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.
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.
Tailwind Management Systems offers new electronic manifesting software for truck shipments inbound to the U.S.
Manitoba Trucking Association welcomes the provincial government’s announcement of upgrades to Highway 75.
From Shaw Tracking, ACE status messages sent directly to Omni unit
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.