GX News
October 10, 2013

Will the US shutdown affect your imports, exports and bottom line?

Over a week ago, the US government shutdown due to a budget disagreement between the House (Republican controlled) and the Senate (Democrat controlled). While minor fluctuations in the stock market indicate that analysts believe this shutdown will be short lived, other experts are warning that […]
March 25, 2013

Road Money and Border Improvements in 2013 Budget

Source: http://www.todaystrucking.com/road-money-and-border-improvements-in-2013-budget OTTAWA — The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has picked through the details of the recently announced 2013 federal budget and highlighted the sections that look to affect the trucking industry. There were a number of positive developments related to border and road infrastructure […]
February 7, 2013

2013 Outlook Unclear for Ontario Truckers: Survey

Source: http://www.todaystrucking.com/2013-outlook-unclear-for-ontario-truckers-survey TORONTO — “Contrasting trajectories of truck freight volumes and freight pricing appears to be further muddying the trucking economic forecast for the next several months,” the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) said in its first-quarter 2013 (1Q13) Business Survey. The less-than-peak shipping season that […]
February 4, 2013

Canadian Freight Index Drops in December

Source: http://www.todaystrucking.com/canadian-freight-index-drops-in-december-transcore-reports TORONTO — TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index closed 2012 with December freight volumes down for both year-over-year and month-over-month by 16 percent, the company said yesterday. Looking on the somewhat positive side, annual volumes for 2012 were down 11 percent from what […]
October 18, 2012

GX Transport Wins Shippers Choice Award

Because of customers like you we’re award winners. GX Transport has received the 2012 Shipper’s Choice Award for Performance Excellence Thanks to the survey that many industry professionals like yourself filled out, GX Transport was ranked as one of the top motor carriers in Canada. […]
September 14, 2012

The Future Could be Troubling for US Shippers

From SCDigest’s On-Target E-Magazine Logistics as Percent of US GDP could Soar, John Larkin Says; Driver Shortage, Changing Carrier Strategies, New Regulations and More Could Hit Shippers over next 2-3 Years SCDigest Editorial Staff As usual, the transportation sector analysts from Stifel, Nicolaus & Company […]
July 27, 2012

A New World of Freight Transportation

The world of freight transportation is changing rapidly. The signs are there and they are unmistakable.  Recognizing and responding effectively to these signals may help determine which shippers and carriers will survive in the years ahead. The era of cheap oil is over : The […]
June 1, 2012

CP Rail – Back In Service, But Not As Usual…

Update – Royal Assent given to Rail Service Bill, CP’s start up plan is initiated, embargo rescinded The Bill for the resumption of CP’s Canadian rail service has now been given Royal Assent. CP’s start up plan is now initiated. CP’s Canadian operations will resume […]
May 31, 2012

CP Strike update

May 31, 2012:  Update – Rail Service Bill to progress to Senate The Bill calling for the resumption of rail service will progress to the Senate for consideration and passage today (May 31).  Following Senate approval, the final step would be the Governor General’s Royal […]

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