News

11
Jun

Fighting COVID-19 One Mask At A Time

22
Apr

COVID-19 Airfreight Updates

Airfreight Updates   Transatlantic  has gathered several noteworthy updates effecting the airfreight market. This list will be updated as information is made available.   ·     We are receiving reports of severe congestion at both Hong Kong and Shanghai airports. Some carriers have temporarily suspended select service levels out of both airports to Canada, US, Latin America, Europe and India in an effort

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16
Mar

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

Dear Clients, Partners, Friends and Family, Under the current circumstances and the critical situation that has been created by COVID-19 in the United States, we are being confronted on a daily basis with the consequences on society at large and our business in particular. We need to be prepared to comply with restrictions and various safety measures announced by United

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13
Mar

Massive Flight Cancellations – COVID-19 Update

With the impact of COVID-19 spreading from the far east through the USA and Europe, it’s true that capacities are drastically depleting everywhere. Due to the travel suspension placed by our government (now for flights both in and out of the country), many companies will soon be facing a hardship trying to get their regular supply of inventory to keep

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24
Feb

Canadian Prime Minister Demands Rail Blockade End as Port Cargo Backlog Builds

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged an end to the two-week-long rail blockades that have crippled trade throughout the country as cargo backed up at Canadian ports and forced a Montreal marine terminal to stop accepting import cargo. Container dwell times and congestion at the Port of Vancouver increased Friday at facilities served by Canadian Pacific Railway as protesters conducted

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7
Feb

Shippers Feel Capacity Crunches Due to Coronavirus

Shippers will begin to feel the disruption to their supply chains with delays and decreased capacity as carriers are reducing the number of vessels in an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Home to several of the busiest container ports and airports, a lockdown on China factories and workers is having a rippling effect in consumer supply chains.

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14
Nov

? URGENT? NEW WEEKLY LANE ANNOUNCEMENT: CHICAGO TO METRO DETROIT! ?

? URGENT? We are so proud to FINALLY announce our new weekly dedicated lane, CHICAGO TO METRO DETROIT! ? Mondays are hard, but they don’t have to be! Do YOU have trouble getting your air freight on a Monday? Not anymore! At Transatlantic North America, we are reclaiming Mondays with our new Chicago to Metro Detroit truck. Company Owned Truck with GPS

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3
Oct

Forwarders Push Back On Unreasonable Rises In Demurrage-Detention!

For many years we have seen a drastic fluctuation in detention, demurrage, and free-time alloted for full container loads (FCL). This has allowed the steamship lines full control of how, and when you get your container. With the increase in the dollar amounts on the invoices, and a decrease in time, many forwarders are pushing back questioning if this is

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24
Sep

Trucker Shortage Jeopardizing the Five Day Work Week

Is the 5-day work week going extinct? With trucker shortages being a crisis for corporations nationwide, we are now seeing a push back from drivers looking for extended pickup/delivery hours. Click here to check out this article on JOC.com to learn more about it!

6
Sep

FMC Speaks Out on “Reasonable” Demurrage and Detention Fees After 2018 Drayage Boom!

In a private meeting on Tuesday September 4th, 2018, Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye spoke on the recurrent challenges shippers are facing with detention and demurrage charges.  Dye released a 19 page interim report bringing much needed clarity and transparency on the responsibilities of the FMC, and the possible solutions to the current influx. Click here to checkout this article in

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