Doing Business in Canada

Doing Business in Canada Scarbrough International, Ltd. and Canadian partner, A.G.O. Transportation, just recently gave Scarbrough clients and the local Kansas City trade community an informative session on “Doing Business in Canada.” The program took place April 9 in Kansas City Some of the topics […]

CBP Commissioner Highlights 2014 Achievements

CBP Commissioner Highlights 2014 Achievements Plus, Future Areas of Focus   {Photo Source: depositphotos.com/feverpitch} Excerpt from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade |  March 31, 2015 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske recently gave an overview of CBP’s activities and achievements in 2014 as […]

US-Canada truck traffic to get faster customs clearance through agreement

US-Canada truck traffic to get faster customs clearance through agreement The U.S and Canada signed a historic agreement Monday establishing the framework for pre-clearance processes at U.S.-Canadian border crossings, marking the first time pre-clearance will be available for all modes of transportation — land, rail, […]

Canadian Rail Congestion Fee in Chicago

Canadian Rail Congestion Fee in Chicago The Canadian Rail (CN Rail) is imposing a congestion fee for containers coming into CN Harvey Rail Ramp (Chicago) due to massive congestion. Currently, the Rail is draying containers from Harvey Rail Ramp to other local facilities and imposing […]

Canadian Rail Could go on Strike

Update: Excerpt from Wall Street Journal  | By: Paul Vieira  | February 23, 2015 The Montreal-based railroad, Canada’s largest, had said it was prepared to lock out employees represented by Unifor—which counts clerical workers, truck drivers and mechanics as members—on Monday evening unless the two […]

End CP Rail Strike

Ottawa poised to introduce legislation to end CP Rail strike that would cost Canadian economy ‘$205 million a week’ Excerpt from Financial Post Wire Services | February 16, 2015 OTTAWA — The federal government is poised to get the Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX:CP) back on track. […]

Why a small North Dakota town is taking on big rail

Why a small North Dakota town is taking on big rail Excerpt from American Journal of Transportation  |  By: Reuters | November 25, 2014 After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. […]

Canada Ports Faster than U.S. Ports from Asia?

Fastest Asia-U.S. Shipping Route? Canada’s Ports Congestion, Labor Tensions and Tax concerns at U.S. Ports Have Spurred Some Shippers to Look North Excerpt from Wall Street Journal | By: David George-Cosh | December 11, 2014 The Canadian government has spent roughly $1.22 billion over the […]