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CBSA to extend no monetary AMPS period until fall 2021 for e-Manifest program

July 05, 2021

On July 2, CIFFA received a written response from Peter Hill, Vice-President, Commercial and Trade Branch, with the CBSA. Mr. Hill was thanking CIFFA Executive Director Bruce Rodgers for his correspondence of June 14, 2021, regarding the upcoming end of the zero rated penalty period for electronic house bills. Hill indicated he appreciated the input […]

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CIFFA announces promotion of Julia Kuzeljevich to Director, Policy and Communications

Press Release September 15, 2021

TORONTO, September 13, 2021 CIFFA (The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association), is pleased to announce the promotion of Julia Kuzeljevich to Director, Policy and Communications. Kuzeljevich joined CIFFA in 2017 as its Public Affairs Manager after 18 years in the business media working on several transportation and supply chain publications. She will be responsible for […]

Month in Review – August 2021

Monthly Review September 03, 2021

Maritime August 3: Container Lines Fighting Losing Battle on Capacity – Lloyd’s Loading List Container lines are fighting a losing battle to inject sufficient capacity into the market as schedule delays absorb the huge amount of additional tonnage that has already been deployed on key trade lanes. “Despite data from CTS showing a very modest […]

Georgina Alejandra Pérez Pérez Americas Regional Winner Of The YIFFY Competition

Press Release August 10, 2021

TORONTO, August 10, 2021 Every year, CIFFA offers an award to a young freight forwarder who best demonstrates industry knowledge and skills to become a true international freight forwarding professional in the future. In January, 2021, after a review process of industry experience and a written dissertation demonstrating technical knowledge, CIFFA announced Georgina Alejandra Pérez […]

Month in Review – July 2021

Monthly Review August 03, 2021

Maritime July 5: Port of Vancouver Operations Update All rail service into and out of the Port of Vancouver has been halted as a result of the B.C. wildfires. Currently, there are a large number of trains waiting to arrive at the port. Both CN and CP Rail are working closely with Transport Canada and […]

CIFFA Survey sheds light on Member Investment in Technology

Forwarder Online July 06, 2021

A CIFFA Member Survey was launched and the results finalized this June querying membership on various aspects of technology, including: freight management systems, business process automation, predictive analytics, digitization, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. CIFFA Associate Member, Drew Simons of Roxville Technology Inc. drafted the survey and presented the summary to the CIFFA Technology Committee June […]

Month in Review – June 2021

Monthly Review July 06, 2021

Maritime June 1: Boxships Make Alternate Plans Following Yantian COVID Outbreak – Splash A COVID-19 outbreak around Yantian Port has seen boxships weigh anchor in the South China Sea and others switch port calls to Nansha in the latest pandemic headache to hit liner planning departments. The outbreak, first detected at the key boxport 10 […]