Chinese New Year Holiday Extended Through February 9

The government of China has expanded its sweeping efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday further to keep the public at home, this time through February 9. The nation of Mongolia has closed its border with China, and both Hong Kong and Malaysia announced they were barring entry…

Chinese New Year Holiday Extended Through February 2

In an effort to better contain the coronavirus, the government of China has announced that the Lunar New Year holiday, originally scheduled to end on January 30th, will now be extended through February 2nd.  Delmar will continue to closely monitor the China-North America freight lane and provide updates, as necessary.  For additional information, please contact…

CN Rail Strike Update – November 21

As communicated on Tuesday, November 19, The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) initiated strike action.    Still early in the strike process, CN remains committed to working with the TCRC- CTY and the federal mediators to reach a fair agreement as quickly as possible.    CN Management personnel continue to make every effort to maintain operations so that rail…

CN Labor Dispute Could Cause Work Stoppage Beginning November 19, 2019

Please note that The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY), representing 3,200 CN employees in Canada, issued a strike notice over the weekend that could occur as early as Tuesday, November 19.   CN advises that it continues to negotiate in good faith to reach a fair agreement before the strike deadline. CN has also…