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A Third Bridge Over Troubled Water?

July 31, 2015 by sehui

DETROIT — Another bridge connecting Windsor and Detroit is in the works, but it’s not the span that has the backing of the Canadian government.

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Polaris Adds LTL Service Between Beantown and Hogtown

July 28, 2015 by sehui

MISSISSAUGA, ON – The cross-border trucking company Polaris Transportation said this week is has launched overnight less-than-truckload service between the Boston and Toronto metropolitan areas.

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Next Big Step Reached in Cross-Border Bridge Project

July 21, 2015 by sehui

WINDSOR, ON — The group charged with building the new Gordie Howe International Bridge crossed another milestone this week when it requested qualifications from companies that would like to be part in the more than $2 billion project.

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FedEx ups profit by 23%, invests in e-commerce

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

MEMPHIS, TN- Trucking and package delivery giant FedEx Corp. reported a 23-percent jump in profit for its fiscal year second quarter.

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Maritime Truckers Fear New Ferry Will Leave Them Behind

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

SAINT JOHN, N.B.- Truckers in Atlantic Canada are concerned the replacement ferry on the Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia route won’t be able to handle commercial traffic on the route.

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Cross-Border Trade Up Again in May

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – The value of cross-border trade between the U.S. and its North American trading partners, Canada and Mexico, was up 5.4 percent in May compared to last year.

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Truckers Shatter Six-Month Record for Goods Hauled in ’14 Q2

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO- Truckers hauled more goods in the first half of 2014 than any combined semi-annual volumes on record, according to TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index.

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TransCore: Canada Sees Freight Volumes Swell

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO- TransCore Link Logistics says Canadian freight volumes have increased a substantial 31-percent in May 2014 when compared to the same time last year.

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Easier In-Transit Shipments Overdue, but Good News: CTA

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Remember the days before 9/11 when Canadian domestic shipments could go through the U.S. without too much hassle and paperwork? They may be coming back, the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) announced.

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Canada Customs Program Changes Good For Truckers: CTA

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

FORT ERIE, ON – Canadian and U.S. border officials announced changes to the Trusted Traveller and Trusted Trader programs, to strengthen commerce between Canada and the U.S.

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‘Just-in-case’ replacing ‘just-in-time’?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Exporters have clearly changed the way they go about trading since 9-11, and some have even reverted to practices not seen since before NAFTA, a new study by the Conference Board of Canada has found.

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Truck Volumes Reached New Highs in December

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – This past December, truckers were busier than usual, hauling 29 percent more than they were the same time last year, according to a report.

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Enhanced driver’s license heads to Washington

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — The Olympic Games are not only an opportunity to bring the world together, but also showcase smooth border travel between Canada and the U.S.

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Fewer Trucks Crossing Border Via Ontario’s Bridges

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINDSOR, ON – Many bridges connecting Ontario to Michigan or New York had less truck traffic in 2013 than they did in 2012.

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It’s on time or on US, or rather on UPS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA — UPS Freight figures they can get stuff across the border so smoothly that they’re about to launch a performance guarantee for cross-border shipments.