The Forwarder

Canada’s Freight Forwarding Magazine

The Forwarder: Sustainability Issue

June 14, 2022

In some ways, given geopolitics, instability and the overall chaos of the last few years, it would seem like both the worst and the best time to talk “Sustainability.” Greener fuels across all modes, a reliable and stable source of renewable power sources, the equal and humane treatment of all human beings, regardless of age, […]

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Month in Review – September 2022

Monthly Review October 05, 2022

Maritime September 6: Vancouver Port Defers Rolling Truck Age Program to April 3, 2023 – Today’s Trucking The Port of Vancouver will defer implementation of the Rolling Truck Age Program by a final six months to April 3, 2023, according to a letter issued by the port authority on September 3. The program banning container-hauling […]

CIFFA — A Strong Voice for Canada’s Supply Chain

September 28, 2022

CIFFA is pleased to have partnered with National Post and mediaplanet on a Supply Chain Resilience campaign. Recent events have highlighted weaknesses in the supply chain. CIFFA acts as the voice of freight forwarders, freight brokers, and drayage operators. Canada’s supply chain — deemed fragile at best before COVID-19 — has become even more so […]

What you need to know about Electronic Monitoring

Forwarder Online September 27, 2022

NOTE:  The following applies only to provincially-regulated employers in Ontario.  It does not apply to federally-regulated employers in Ontario.  In 2022, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 88, Working for Workers Act, 2022. Amongst other things, the Bill amended the Employment Standards Act to require provincially-regulated employers who have 25 or more employees in Ontario […]

Karina Daniela Pérez Pérez Global Winner Of The YLP Award

Forwarder Online September 16, 2022

TORONTO, September 16, 2022. For over twenty years, FIATA and the TT Club have been organizing the annual Young Logistics Professionals Award (YLP Award), formerly the Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award (YIFFYA).  This competition provides valuable opportunities to young professionals in the freight forwarding and logistics fields. In January 2022, CIFFA selected […]

Month in Review – August 2022

September 02, 2022

Maritime August 3: Carrier Schedule Reliability Records First Year-Over-Year Improvement in More than Two Years – The Maritime Executive After hitting a low point at the beginning of 2022, schedule reliability and delays among the container carriers are steadily improving. The market is showing the first signs that the supply chain is managing after the […]

Month in Review – July 2022

Monthly Review August 08, 2022

Maritime July 3: California Ports Piling Up Again: Too Many Containers Sitting Too Long – American Shipper At the height of last year’s “will Christmas be canceled?” supply chain freak-out, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – with the Biden administration’s backing – proposed a highly controversial fee on import containers that sat […]

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