July 7, 2023

Pressure Grows to Resolve Canada Port Strikes

Day six of the west coast Canadian port strikes and the pressure is growing on the federal government to intervene to resolve a contract dispute between employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Canada (source: Splash 247).


September 22, 2022

Shippers Would Like to See Rail Service Reform

While rail shippers are greatly relieved that last week’s potential strike was averted after two of the biggest rail unions reached a tentative agreement with U.S. freight railroads for a new contract, shippers are still wary about whether ratification of the…


May 18, 2022

Rail Congestion Critical at CN Rail Yard in Toronto

Due to persistent congestion, truckers moving containers to/from CN Railway's rail yard in Toronto are experiencing abnormal waiting time (sometimes in excess of 6 hours) and challenges in obtaining CN's highly limited appointment slots. These hindrances to service can result…