Asia-North America capacity is currently tight following the cancellation of a number of flights due to volcanic ash in the air. A series of volcanic eruptions on Alaska’s Bogoslof Island triggered an ash cloud, which caused several airlines to adjust their transpacific operations, creating “very tight” space, according to one forwarder. The Alaskan volcano is […]
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There will be a two-hour strike taking place across European ports on June 29, with all dockworker activities ceasing from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. This stoppage has been called to support Spanish dockworkers in their current conflict and to “fight the ultra-liberal model of the European Union that goes against the interests of workers […]
Please be advised that effective March 28, 2017 Purolator is taking the step of ceasing to accept shipments to ensure the integrity of our customers’ shipments should a labour disruption occur – shipment pickups will occur as normal on March 27, 2017. Effective March 28, 2017, Purolator will not be accepting shipments until further notice. […]
You must use the latest Version 17.00 of the CAED application to electronically prepare and submit export declaration forms. Previous versions will expire on January 31, 2017. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/exp/download
IATA updates dangerous goods regs to reflect ICAO technical instructions
Please make note: The three month grace period for the SOLAs revision with regards to the VGM (verified gross mass) for all packed containers has ended as of October 1st, 2016. For more information regarding current compliance and review of the revision and its impacts, please see the article below, posted by the TT Club. http://www.ttclub.com/news-events/press-releases/article/vgm-period-of-grace-ends-on-1st-october-136031/
Air Canada has confirmed their introduction of daily direct flights from Montreal to Shanghai, China. Beginning in February 2017, this year-round service will commence on Air Canada’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, marking this as their 13th direct service out of Montreal. For more information, please refer to the Canadian Shipper article provided below. http://www.canadianshipper.com/financial-management/air-canada-launching-non-stop-montreal-shanghai-flights/1003371806/
Please be advised that Colbeck & Clarke will be closed for Labour Day this coming Monday, September 5th for the Canadian statutory holiday. Should you require assistance, please direct all messages to the following emails, and someone will be in contact with you at their earliest possible convenience. firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org For all of you enjoying […]
As a result of low water levels in the St. Lawrence River, effective July 15th 2016 the majority of ocean carriers will be implementing a low water surcharge (LWS). The surcharge varies from carrier to carrier so please check with us should you wish to know the specific charge relative your shipment.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has recently introduced a mandatory four to six week entry-level training course for commercial Class A truck drivers. The new Commercial Truck Driver Training Standard (Class A) will be available early July, 2016. Individuals seeking a Class A license in Ontario on or after July 1, 2017 will need to […]