Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian Firm Beaulac

Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer on truck Kenan Advantage Group

Kenan Advantage Group has completed the acquisition of Les Distributions Carl Beaulac Inc., the company announced Sept. 18.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Canada Extends US Border Restrictions to Oct. 21

A truck approaches the Canada-U.S. border in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec on Sept. 16. A truck approaches the Canada-U.S. border in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, on Sept. 16. (Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg News)

Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to nonessential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rob Gillies | Associated Press
September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

US Removes Canada Aluminum Tariffs Amid Retaliation Threat

The U.S. has rolled back its aluminum tariffs on Canada. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. announced the removal of aluminum tariffs it slapped on Canada last month.

September 15, 2020
Government, Business

DHS Lifts New York Trusted Traveler Ban

trucks at Canadian border Commercial trucks make their way through the Canadian port of entry. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The Department of Homeland Security announced it will lift its ban on certain Trusted Traveler Programs for New York residents.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 24, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Rise in Rail Shipments a Sign of Rebound in Canada

Freight trains and oil tankers sit in a rail yard in Toronto, Ontario. Freight trains and oil tankers sit in a rail yard in Toronto, Ontario. (James MacDonald/Bloomberg News)

One of Canada’s railways is seeing signs the economy is slowly bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic.

Jen Skerritt | Bloomberg News
June 2, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Extends Border Closings With Canada, Mexico; Trucking Remains Exempt

Trucks cross U.S.-Canada border Two trucks transport goods across the United States-Canada border at the Lewiston–Queenston Bridge over the Niagara River. (Mike Rosiana/Getty Images)

U.S. and Canadian officials reached an agreement to keep the 5,525-mile border closed to nonessential traffic until June 21.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 19, 2020
Business, Logistics

Titanium Reports Revenue, Net Income Grow in Q1

Titanium Transportation Group Titanium Transportation Group, based in Bolton, Ontario, has opened offices in Charlotte, N.C., and Nashville, Tenn., within the past year and plans to find more locations throughout the U.S. (Vision Group)

Titanium Transportation Group reported solid revenue growth and a profit gain in the first quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 13, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Canada Issues HOS Exemption for Coronavirus Relief

Truck on Canadian highway A truck hauling cargo down a highway in Canmore, Alberta. (Getty Images)

Canadian government officials approved an exemption to allow hours-of-service relief to truck drivers who are engaged in coronavirus-related relief assistance efforts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2020
Government, Business, Breaking News

US to Close Canadian Border; Trade Not Affected

vehicles at US-Canada border Vehicles enter the United States as a minivan drives to Canada in the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel in Detroit on March 16. (Paul Sancya/AP)

The duration of a temporary ban on nonessential travel between the United States and Canada could be a month, President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on March 18.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 18, 2020
Government, Business

Canada to Close Border Except for US Citizens, Commerce

Justin Trudeau Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media outside his home in Ottawa on March 13. (David Kawai/Bloomberg)

Canada is closing its borders to anyone who is not a citizen or a permanent resident amid the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced March 16. However, the declaration does not affect the shipment of goods into the country, and for now, U.S. citizens.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 16, 2020