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Moose Cree First Nation and Drone Delivery Canada launch remote community drone delivery commercialization in Northern Canada

TORONTO – Moose Cree First Nation and Drone Delivery Canada have entered into an agreement to commence a commercial program to provide the Moose Cree Community with a next generation logistics solution by drone. Working with federal regulators and community stakeholders, Drone Delivery Canada is set to commence commercial test flights within the Moose Cree […]

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CETA Agreement now in effect – September 21, 2017

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will create jobs, strengthen economic relations and boost Canada’s trade with the world’s second-largest market. CETA is a progressive free trade agreement which covers virtually all sectors and aspects of Canada-EU trade in order to eliminate or reduce barriers. For example, prior to CETA’s entry into force, […]

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Air Freight Shippers Hit as Volcanic Ash Plume Hits Transpacific Capacity

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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Purolator not accepting shipments effective March 28th, 2017 due to possible strike action

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. […]

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Three month SOLAS VGM grace period ended October 1st

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/

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Air Canada offers direct flights from Montreal to Shanghai, China in the New Year

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/  

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Labour Day – Monday September 5th

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. exports@colbeck-clarke.com imports@colbeck-clarke.com sales@colbeck-clarke.com For all of you enjoying […]

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