CP Rail Labour Negotiation Update

Source: CIFFA Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) was advised by the Canada Industrial Relations Board on Friday that members of both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) voted down CP’s contract offers in a CIRB-administered vote, which closed on Friday at noon Eastern…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that the May 21, 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 June 1, 2018. General Rate Increase (GRI) effective June 1, 2018…

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…

U.S. Announces Update to Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Trade Action

On April 30th, the U.S. Federal Administration announced changes to its Section 232 action affecting certain steel and aluminum imports. Additional information is here and here. For Canada, Mexico and the countries of the European Union (EU), the exclusion from Section 232 duties previously granted has been extended to May 31, 2018. Argentina, Australia and…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please note that the May 1, 2018 General Rate Increase (GRI) applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced at levels of usd 1000 per 40′ container, will be applied by ocean carriers at mitigated levels. Updated rates will be published as soon as possible. Carriers have…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please note that the April 1, 2018 General Rate Increase (GRI) applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced at levels of usd 1000 per 40′ container, will be applied by ocean carriers at mitigated levels. Updated rates will be published as soon as possible. Carriers have…