Archive: janvier 2019

janvier 30, 2019

Cold Weather Adversely Affecting Train Operations

Due to severe cold weather conditions in its Canadian and U.S. Midwest rail network, CN Rail has announced the implementation of train length restrictions to ensure safe operations when cold temperatures fall below -25C. Shorter trains may mean reduced weekly capacity. At…


janvier 24, 2019

How U.S. Government Shutdown is Affecting Cargo

FlyingTypers recently interviewed Brandon Fried, Executive Director of the U.S.- based Airforwarders Association if and how the current U.S. government shutdown is impacting his members. Fried notes, “The air cargo industry’s successful efforts to work with Congress and the TSA…


janvier 16, 2019

Chinese Lunar New Year is Coming Up

The Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is around the corner, and all Chinese offices will have a long holiday from February 4-10. Our offices in China have advised that, due to China customs operations, customers should not plan to ship cargo…


janvier 14, 2019

Congress Emphasizes Infrastructure

At his swearing in to lead Congress's Transportation Panel, Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) stated, “We need significant, real proposals that’ll move us toward a more efficient, 21st-century transportation network in all modes: in rail, in maritime, and, obviously, in freight movement…


janvier 11, 2019

New NY-NJ Rail Facility to Reduce Congestion

The Ports of New York and New Jersey have announced the opening of a major new expansion of the rail network serving the Port Authority, allowing the agency to advance its five-year strategic goal to expand rail capacity for cargo…


janvier 8, 2019

Maersk Announces Physical Container Inspection Pilot

Carriers are working to improve safety and reliability in the Containerized Maritime Supply Chain by verifying that cargo descriptions match the actual contents of the container and that the contents of the container are correctly stuffed, lashed and secured. As…