British Columbia Maritime Strike or Lockout Could Take Place May 5

The British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) has released an update regarding the conciliation process with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Canada and the longshore collective agreement.  BCMEA has been formally notified that the Union has not agreed to an extension of the time period for conciliation.  The 60-day conciliation period expired on April 13,…

Delmar named Canadian Carrier of the Year by Hillman Group

For the second consecutive year, Delmar International Inc. has been named the Hillman Group’s Canadian Carrier of the Year. Based in Ohio, United States, Hillman is a provider of complete hardware solutions to over 26,000 customers. Delmar’s candidacy was considered among Hillman’s largest Canadian carriers, parcel couriers and freight forwarders. Criteria was based on service,…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that the May 15, 2018 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced by ocean freight carriers at levels of USD 1000 per 40′ container, has been postponed to May 21, 2018. General Rate Increase (GRI) effective May 21, 2018…

Israel – Strike Halts Operations at Ashdod and Haifa Ports

Source: CIFFA Merchant vessels calling at Haifa and Ashdod, Israel’s main commercial seaports, face serious delays due to longshore labour walkouts. Stevedores at the state-run ports are protesting the impending arrival of competition from nearby private terminals. Longshore members of Histadrut (the General Federation of Labour in Israel) walked out at Ashdod and Haifa on…

DELMAR INTERNATIONAL INC. ACQUIERT AIRTRADES FREIGHT FORWARDERS

MONTRÉAL, 6 MARS 2018— Delmar International Inc. (www.delmar.ca) annonce l’acquisition de l’entreprise montréalaise Airtrades Freight Forwarders. Cette acquisition confère à Delmar une nouvelle position stratégique sur les marchés nationaux et internationaux de l’expédition du fret aérien, tout en lui permettant d’offrir des livraisons nationales le jour même ou le lendemain. Ces activités permettent actuellement de desservir…