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Freight updates November 29, 2022: latest news and updates on the worldwide supply chain


The worldwide supply chain is constantly changing. Now, as we continue dealing with the fallout of pandemic-related supply chain issues, fluctuations in prices, labour disruptions, delays, and port congestion persist. These updates will share some of the latest freight news, so we can keep you abreast of the dynamic landscape that is the global supply chain. 

U.S. rail strike threatens after latest union rejection of compromise deal

Three months after a presidential emergency board brokered a compromise between U.S. rail carriers and labour unions, U.S. rail customers are faced once more with the threat of severe disruption. Read more here. 

Air Canada Cargo expands freighter fleet and network - and horses are back

Air Canada has continued adding more freighters to its fleet. It has also added horse traffic to its service line-up. Read more here. 

U.S imports from China falling faster than from other countries

While the U.S. and China remain somewhat intertwined via trade, America's imports from China have fallen faster than total imports over the last several months. Read more here. 

Shippers face worsening transportation problems

The latest news from the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) brings attention to growing shipper frustration with Canada's transportation system. Based on the recommendations of the recent Supply Chain report, federal action is needed to keep the situation from worsening. Read more here.


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