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Saturday, November 27, 2021
Please see Hwy 1 update below from B.C. As we have had numerous questions on Highways 1 and 5 in regard to full reconnection, to be clear, the Hwy 1 closure through the Canyon pass and the Hwy 5 closure,...
With spiraling inflation and supply chain chaos already stretching from one end of Canada to another, a deadline is approaching that will create further havoc and difficulties in the already compromised Trucking industry.  On Tuesday, November 23 U.S. President Biden's...
See update below from DriveBc, hwy 3 is reopened in both directions for essential travel only. Highway 3 reopened, in both directions. Mudslide between Sunshine Valley and Allison Pass Summit for 36.9 km (17 to 54 km east of Hope)....
Earlier in November, the White House released an article about the current shipping container backlog crisis that has been making international headlines.  While the media has painted a fairly grim picture at times about this crisis, the US Government’s...
President Biden’s $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill has passed through Congress, and many are excited to see the improvements that will be made over the coming years.  Not only does the spending package promise repairs to aging infrastructure throughout...
General Logistics Systems (GLS) is planning to acquire Rosenau Transportation Ltd., the official business name of the major Alberta-based carrier that is technically called Mid-Nite Sun Transportation Ltd.  The acquisition is being touted by GLS as a business move...
The Port of Long Beach is currently overwhelmed by the number of containers and container ships it needs to process.  The Port cannot unload ships as fast as is needed to clear the backlog of shipments, and as a...
OTA continues to follow developments being reported by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) with respect to the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) vaccine mandate impacting US truck drivers. In news shared earlier today with the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA)...
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) announced today regulations which mandate third-party certified electronic logging devices (ELD) for all carriers operating in Ontario by June 12, 2022. MTO’s release indicates applying ELDs for all drivers and carriers who are required...
In July of 2021, the Port of Montréal accepted the MCS Melissa, a ship which at that time set the record for the largest container ship to ever have navigated the St. Lawrence River.  The Port of Montréal celebrated...

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