Montreal

• Yard utilization remains high
• Rail dwell time remains at average 3 days

Halifax

• All terminals are operating normally
• Rail dwell time decreased from 16 to 12 days

Prince Rupert

• Vessel berth wait time remains at 4 days
• Yard utilization remains at 109%
• Rail dwell time increased from 9 to 11 days…


 

Major airlines have cancelled or made changes to flights to the US over concerns about the roll-out of 5G, even as Verizon and AT&T said they would delay the launch near certain airports. Some airlines have suspended services to major hubs until further notice, in yet another setback for cargo, passengers and carriers.

In what was perhaps the worst …


 

Since Saturday 15th January, U.S. truckers who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated against COVID-19 have been barred from crossing into Canada. A similar mandate is expected to hit Canadian drivers at the U.S. border next Saturday. Already, the mandates are being blamed for a jump in rates.
But cross-border freight pricing was already poised to increase significantly by necessity. …


 

In a landmark ruling that will be watched carefully by other jurisdictions around the world, South Korean authorities today slapped fines on 23 container lines, claiming they had been colluding together to keep rates high on certain intra-Asian trade lanes over a 15-year period.

A total of US$ 81M in fines were levied against lines including Maersk, HMM, Evergreen, …


 

Ocean shipping rates are expected to stay elevated well into 2022, setting up another year of booming profits for global cargo carriers.

The spot rate for a 40-foot container to the U.S. from Asia including surcharges and premiums went considerably up compared to a couple of years ago. What’s more, tight container capacity and port congestion mean that longer-term


 

  • In addition to China, LNY is also celebrated in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia
  • Cargo from these countries will be impacted by factory closures and vessel sailings
  • Omnitrans China offices will remain closed from January 31 to February 7th
  • Many truckers are trying to go to their hometowns for the holiday, there is beginning to be

 

After industry outcry, Canada’s Port of Vancouver has decided to postpone its Rolling Truck Age Program that was supposed to take effect on February 1. Trucks more than 10 years old will continue for an unspecified period to be admitted to the port.

“We have recently heard some concerns about our program start date from industry and Transport Canada, …


 

Montreal

  • Yard utilization remains high
  • Rail dwell time remains at average 3 days

Halifax

  • All terminals are operating normally
  • Rail dwell time is at around 16 days

Prince Rupert

  • Vessel berth wait time remains at 4 days
  • Yard utilization remains at 109%
  • Rail dwell time remains at 10 days

Vancouver

  • Yard utilization remains at 103%
  • Rail dwell time is