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Category Archives: News

Economic Digest – July 2017

RETAIL America’s retail industry is huge, employing 15.9-million workers, representing one in nine jobs. However, it is undergoing wrenching change as e-commerce eats into sales....

CTA Achieves Truck Turnaround Plan as Alternative to Major ACI AMPs Penalties

The Canadian Trucking Alliance was informed by CBSA that in recognition of the recurrent delays and system outages members have experienced over the last several...

Economic Digest – June 2017

EXPORTS There were 43,255 exporting enterprises of goods in Canada in 2016, with export sales totaling C$442.2-billion. This was down for the first time since...

Carrier News Update June 2017

1. Air cargo arriving in Canada on a highway conveyance and documented on an air waybill (commonly known as a flying truck) is currently exempt...

Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Softwood Lumber

On April 24, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty or imports of softwood lumber from Canada. Commerce...

Economic Digest – May 2017

SAND India’s “sand mafia” is doing a roaring trade. The Times of India estimates that the illicit market for sand is worth US$2.3-billion a year:...

New Canada Free Trade Agreement Update

The new Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) that will remove domestic trade barriers is expected to add billions of dollars to the economy, but an...

April CBSA Update

As most cross border carriers are aware, CBSA is again experiencing delays in processing of all EDI and Portal messages. CBSA has indicated that they...