MONTREAL, Nov. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -We would like to provide an update on CN’s collective bargaining with the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference (TCRC-CTY), which represents approximately 3,200 of CN employees working as train conductors and railyard coordinators in Canada.Read more
IPSWICH, UK, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is pleased to announce that Soren Toft will join as Chief Executive Officer.
As the world of shipping continues to evolve through great challenges such as digitalisation and the environmental goals set by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), container carriers and their customers face a range of exciting tests and opportunities.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac has opened a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Chelyabinsk, Russia. The facility features two meter-wide slitting capabilities and allows UPM Raflatac to offer an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to customers in the Ural region.Read more
OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) issued a statement today signalling the sector’s concern over disruptions to Canada’s rail transport system.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Changshu paper mill in China is the first company in the region to begin electrifying its logistics chain by starting to use electric vehicles for deliveries.
“This is the next step in our long-term objective to reduce the use of fossil fuels and minimise emissions at the Changshu mill,” says York Fang, UPM Specialty Papers’ Vice President Supply Chain Operations in the Asia Pacific region.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 19, 2019 (Local News) -Canadians are about to learn just how important railways still are in Canada.
More than 3,000 CN workers are now on strike, and industries that rely on freight to move products — everything from grain to metallurgical coal and gasoline — are sending warning signals to the federal government that the impacts could be severe, if the strike drags on.
Even if the strike is ended by federal legislation, that could take days or weeks, and by then there could be significant impacts on industries, like lumber and mining in B.C.Read more
MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2019 (CBC) -The federal government has urged Canadian National Railway Co. and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to continue negotiating as the roughly 3,200 conductors, trainpersons and yard workers went on strike.
Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said Tuesday the government is concerned about the impact of a work stoppage on Canadians, but remains hopeful the two sides will reach an agreement.
The rail workers walked off the job after failing to reach a deal by a midnight deadline.Read more
MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -CN said today that the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY), which represents approximately 3,200 CN employees who work as train conductors and railyard coordinators only in Canada, has given the company a 72-hour notice of its intention to strike as of 00:01 hours Eastern Standard Time on November 19, 2019.Read more