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03Mar 21
Weekly Market Update: March 3, 2021

Weekly Market Update: March 3, 2021

  Latest News After worst year on record, Canadian economy enters 2021 with double digit growth. OTTAWA -- The Canadian economy sprinted to the finish line of 2020 with nearly double-digit growth in the fourth quarter, ending its worst year…

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27Jan 21
Weekly Update: January 25, 2021

Weekly Update: January 25, 2021

Latest News Seventeen percent of SMEs in danger of closing. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business said Thursday one in six, or about 181,000, Canadian small business owners are now seriously contemplating closing. The latest figures, based on a survey…

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14Jan 21

Customs & Shipping News: Jan14

An Arctic polar vortex is set to barrel down the Northern hemisphere. Colder winters in Asia and Europe means greater demand for natural gas, and recent vessel congestion at the Panama Canal means slower distribution, pushing up fuel costs. The…

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06Jan 21
Global Update: January 6th

Global Update: January 6th

The world enters 2021 with a third wave of infections attributed to a coronavirus variant that first appeared in the UK, along with five new variants already observed in Ukraine and another from Argentina. Pressed by mass social gatherings over…

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30Dec 20
Global Update: Dec 30th

Global Update: Dec 30th

The new year is nigh, and still the container shortage persists. Traces of the new coronavirus strain have been found in a growing list of countries including India, Canada, Denmark, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Australia. Consequently, passenger flights to…

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04Dec 20
Global Update: December 4th

Global update: December 4th

The effects of a lopsided recovery effort across the world are coming into focus for business leaders: the Worldwide Air Slot Board (WASB), a multi-organizational group comprised of air transport industry associations, published a joint proposal asking regulatory agencies around…

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04Dec 20
Weekly Market Update For December 4th

Weekly Market Update for December 4th

Latest News  First COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to distribution points as early as end of December; Fortin says. Military, partners will be ready to deploy vaccines as soon as they are approved by Health Canada. Federal officials today explained…

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24Nov 20
Weekly Market Update: Nov 24, 2020

Weekly Market Update: Nov 24, 2020

Latest News On November 22, airport workers at the Shanghai-Pudong International Airport were flagged for testing and quarantine after two positive cases were detected in the terminal. The cases have recently been linked via contact-tracing to a cargo container arriving…

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24Nov 20
We’re Hiring… An HR Generalist

We’re hiring… an HR Generalist

This is a very unique opportunity to lead the development of a fledgling HR department for a medium size enterprise and have the support and resources of the corporate HR team at our multi-billion dollar parent company. Local leadership; global…

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20Nov 20
Market Update: Nov 19, 2020

Market Update: Nov 19, 2020

Market Update Canada and U.K. close to new trade deal. Deal will replace EU pact once Brexit takes effect OTTAWA – Canada and Britain say they are in the final stages of negotiating a new trade deal before a Dec.…

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16Nov 20
Weekly Market Update: Nov 16, 2020

Weekly Market Update: Nov 16, 2020

Latest News Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective. For the second time this month, there's promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the…

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28Sep 20
Shipping Industry News – September 23

Shipping Industry News – September 23

Overview A global effort is underway to nudge the shipping market toward emissions reduction—the International Maritime Organization (IMO), in conjunction with the Singapore Ports Authority, will “embark on emission reduction mechanism like market-based measures to incentivize the uptake of alternative…

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11Sep 20
COVID-19 Market Update September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Market Update September 11, 2020

Latest News Data published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows a gritty July with a 91.9% year-over-year fall in passenger demand—the industry group stresses that governments need to provide more financial relief for airlines and reopen borders for…

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03Sep 20
COVID Market Update For September 1, 2020

COVID Market Update For September 1, 2020

Transpacific westbound sea freight rates continue to climb as the Air freight continues to experience decreased demand across Europe in the last weeks of summer, with the exception of key hubs: Germany’s Frankfurt International Airport, as a leading European hub…

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18Aug 20
Strike At The Port Of Montreal – Status

Strike at the Port of Montreal – Status

Due to the ongoing Longshoremen’s strike  at the Port of Montreal, berthage services and cargo handling normally provided by dockworkers are suspended at several Port of Montreal terminals. Not affected by this situation are liquid bulk handling, the Oceanex service…

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