CP Update: Successfully executing the start-up plan – Sunday June 3

The primary focus in the first 48 hours after starting up the Canadian operations was to return to normal production levels and restore Network fluidity. After 2 full days of operations, all staged trains are moving, local service has been restored and scheduled trains are operating, safely, as per

IMPORTANT – CP Canadian Network Shutdown Due to TCRC STRIKE 

Further to our eBulletin yesterday, CP has provided the following update:
 
May 23, 2012 – CP and the TCRC continue to meet with the assistance of the federal conciliation and mediation service in Ottawa. Talks are scheduled for Wednesday May 23, 2012 however at this time union will

CP Bulletin – TCRC Issues Strike Notice – Embargoes  

May 20, 2012 – The TCRC, the union representing Canadian Pacific engineers, conductors and rail traffic controllers in Canada, have advised CP they have filed their 72-hour strike notice. While the parties continue to meet with the assistance of the Federal mediator and conciliator service, the 72-hour notice issued by

TRANSPACIFIC CARRIERS ANNOUNCE GRI FOR May 1, 2012

 
Transpacific ocean carriers serving inbound trade lanes from Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent to Canada and the USA have announced their intentions to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI); to be implemented May 1st, 2012 for all North American bound cargo as per the below amounts:
 
For all West Coast

TRANSPACIFIC CARRIERS ANNOUNCE GRI FOR May 1, 2012

 

Transpacific ocean carriers serving inbound trade lanes from Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent to Canada and the USA have announced their intentions to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI); to be implemented May 1st, 2012 for all North American bound cargo as per the below amounts:

 

For all West Coast


U.S. IMPORT DIVISION EASTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 
 
·         U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports will be operating at full staff.
 
·         Omnitrans Montreal office will be closed Friday April 6, 2012
Regular service resumes Monday, April 9, 2012.
 
 
 
PICKUP AND DELIVERY SERVICE SCHEDULE
 
Thursday, April 5th
 
·         Regular Air service times

2012 Quebec Spring Thaw
The Quebec Ministry of Transportation has announced the 2012 spring thaw period and zones. The forecasted start and end dates of the load restrictions are specific below.
 
Please note that these dates can be changed by the Quebec Ministry of Transportation depending on actual weather conditions and it is advisable to click hereto visit

Rates out of China soar as iPads take off
Apple buys-up air freight capacity to ship stocks to the US ahead of major announcement today
Shippers in China are reportedly struggling to find freight capacity for their shipments, particularly by air, as computer giant Apple has been buying up available space to ship stocks of its new iPad 3 to