Logistics News (January 2021)

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Each month we will publish highlights from the important articles we’re reading about shipping and logistics. This month’s articles include a 2021 air freight rates outlook, eBill of Lading standards, limited warehouse space, shipping antique cars, and a Canadian terminal and rail operations update.

2020 Reflections from our CEO

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As 2020 comes to a close, I’ve found myself reflecting on the challenges and highlights from this past year, as well as planning for what’s to come in 2021. At the core of our business is the phrase “Delivered as Promised,” which is our commitment to our customers and everyone we work with.

Big Changes for the Last-Mile Delivery Business

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With e-commerce driving demand, the final-mile delivery landscape is shifting and enlarging, with companies such as Amazon and grocery stores relying more on other logistics forwarding partners for residential delivery. 

Canada Successfully Concludes Talks on Transitional Trade with UK

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Global Affairs Canada has announced a new interim deal with the United Kingdom that will bridge the gap between the end of the UK’s involvement with CETA at the end of this year, and the establishment of a comprehensive trade agreement between the two countries.

Keeping Eyes on Trade Under Biden

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Some trade experts and diplomats predict that although the tension and anxiety around Canadian-US trade created under Trump will settle down now, it won’t necessarily mean better trade deals for Canada, since the Democratic party is known for having anti-trade sentiments.