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Delays at Vista Terminal up to 3 hours

August 1, 2017 by elizabeth

TORONTO, ON. – Drivers picking up or dropping off items at Vista Cargo Terminal are facing long delays due to a Swissport ground crew strike in its fourth day at Pearson International Airport.

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Alberta man dies at scene of cargo truck theft

March 28, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

RED DEER, AB – A central Alberta man died last week during an alleged altercation with thieves who attempted to steal his 2001 Ford F-650 cargo truck, say RCMP.

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Ten Cargo Thefts Topped $1M in 2015

January 26, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

NEW JERSEY CITY, NJ – At least 10 reported incidents of North American cargo theft exceeded $1 million in 2015, according to new data released by CargoNet.

In all, Canada and the U.S. combined for more than 1,500 incidents of cargo theft, ranging from heavy commercial vehicle theft to truck company identity theft. The data reveals that some 881 incidents were specifically associated with stolen cargo. Those thefts are estimated to be worth more than $175.3 million.

Food and beverage cargo remains the top target for thieves, accounting for 28 per cent of theft in 2015. Electronics comprised just 13 per cent of cargo thefts.

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3 Easy Ways to Prevent Cargo Securement Violations

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Knowing what roadside inspectors are finding can help tighten up your operation, and save you fines and points.

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3 Easy Ways to Prevent Cargo Securement Violations

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Knowing what roadside inspectors are finding can help tighten up your operation, and save you fines and points.

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Alabama drops the hammer on unsafe steel haulers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONTGOMERY, Al. — The Yellowhammer State recently passed a law requiring steel coil haulers to be specially-certified — making it one of the toughest jurisdictions on securement rules in North America.

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Cargo Diverts Because of Port Metro Vancouver Strike

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ports on the northwest coast of the U.S. have received requests to change the course of vessels because of the truck driver strike in Vancouver.

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Updates Await eManifest System at the Border

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA, ON – Canada Border Services Agency is changing its commercial border processes to make customs clearance more efficient, but the changes will also require carriers to upgrade the ways they communicate with CBSA.

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Ancra Gets New Western Canada Sales Manager

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Ancra Canada appointed Mike Comstock as their western Canada regional sales manager for its cargo systems division products.

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Flying Flatbeds

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

They’re been around for 110 years, so why are air ships being talked about as the cargo delivery model of the future?

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Cargo Crime

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The very last thing you want when your real-estate agent is showing your house is for a neighbor to wander by and ask about your termite problem. So it is with trucking and cargo crime. Everyone wants the problem solved, but nobody wants to talk about it.

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The Fence Mechanism

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Drivers who turn their backs on loads for even a minute are taking a huge risk. Here’s how to protect your cargo from criminals.