COVID Outbreak Suspends Operations at Shanghai Pudong Airport

Please be advised that as a result of multiple COVID cases reported at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China’s largest cargo airport, all cargo flights have been cancelled until further notice. These cancellations are resulting in extensive shipping delays. The airport, however, is accepting cargo from passenger aircraft.  Delmar Solutions   To help mitigate the situation, Delmar is offering several solutions, including inter-China trucking services to other airports in China for uplift. We are also currently…

New Shanghai COVID-19 Restrictions Will Severely Impact Domestic Trucking Services and Transpacific Ocean Freight Activities

New Shanghai COVID-19 related restrictions have resulted in severe truck shortages, causing further stress on Transpacific ocean freight.    Given the extraordinary circumstances leading up to the Chinese Lunar New Year, where capacity and equipment constraints have been met by increasing port congestion and the cancellation of many vessel services – there is now a severe shortage of local…

Quebec public road thaw period dates for 2020

Please take note of the following dates where the authorized load limits are reduced on all Quebec public roads.   Projected Dates  Thaw Zones  For additional assistance, please contact your local Delmar Representative.  

CN Montreal Intermodal Terminal experiencing delays

Please be advised that delays have occurred at Canadian National (CN) Montreal Intermodal Terminal as a result of a recent technology upgrade related to the gate system. This has caused higher than normal trucker wait time to enter the terminal. CN has taken several measures to improve the situation, particularly during peak morning hours. However,…

Produce leader Jardins Cousineau credits Delmar partnership as a factor in its success

THE CUSTOMERFor over 35 years, the Quebec based Cousineau family has been growing, importing/exporting and selling produce for the Canadian and American markets. Through hard work,excellent products and strong relationships, they’ve become the largest grower of broccoli (or Bro-Quali, as they’ve branded it) in Canada; counting major supermarket chains among itsclientele. In addition to broccoli,…

Delmar recommends proactive measures to combat the current Ground Transportation market

Please be advised that many factors from 2017 are severely affecting North American trucking capacity, the most notable being: Regulations – Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Climate conditions and recovery efforts after the major hurricanes Continuing tightening of labour markets and driver shortages Fuel Costs All of the above will continue to result in diminished efficiency…