Government, Business, Logistics

Tougher Vaccine Requirements Poised to Take Effect at Canada Border

The Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit with Canada Trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge into the United States. Canada's requirement that only vaccinated drivers will be allowed to haul freight into the country goes into effect Jan. 15. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

More stringent COVID-19 vaccine requirements set to take effect at the borders may put new pressure on freight traffic between the United States and Canada, experts said.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 10, 2022
Government, Technology, Autonomous

Ontario, Michigan Partner to Explore Transportation Technologies

Ambassador Bridge The Ambassador Bridge is one of the border-crossings in the Detroit-Windsor Gateway. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

Government leaders in Ontario and Michigan have partnered to advance transportation and mobility technologies in a cross-border testing setting.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 26, 2021

Reliance Partners Adds Borderless Coverage to Portfolio

Trucking insurance company Reliance Partners has acquired Borderless Coverage, a North American cross-border supply chain insurance provider.

February 18, 2021
Government, Business

2017 Truck Crossings Into Canada Dip, Bridge and Tunnel Association Finds

Trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge Trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Truck crossings between the states of Michigan and New York and the province of Ontario were fairly steady last year, declining just .42% versus 2016 levels, according to a report from the Bridge and Tunnel Operators Association.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 24, 2018
Government, Business

Value of NAFTA Freight Jumped in October, BTS Finds

Trucks cross the U.S.-Mexico border at Otay Mesa. Trucks cross the U.S.-Mexico border at Otay Mesa. (Sam Hodgson)

The United States carried more freight by value with its North American Free Trade Agreement partners in October 2017 than in October 2016, according to a study released by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics Jan. 4.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 5, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

NAFTA Negotiations Proceed With Little to Show

Otey Mesa border crossing Mexican trucks are inspected at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego (TT File Photo)

Canada and Mexico are holding firm in their resistance to addressing America’s most contentious proposed changes to NAFTA in the latest talks, with the parties making some slow progress on areas of greater consensus.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 21, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

North American Trade Reps Start Talks on NAFTA Overhaul

At the border crossing Sam Hodgson

Trade representatives from the United States, Canada and Mexico have begun talks aimed at resetting terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a process that is expected to take many months to conclude and which could have profound implications for freight carriers and the supply chain operations of companies in all three countries.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 24, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Werner's Derek Leathers on Forecasting the Shifting Business Climate

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers discusses trucking's shifting business climate with TT's Daniel Bearth, part of our July 12 LiveOnWeb program on the 2017 Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings.

July 13, 2017
Government, Business

OOIDA Asks Supreme Court to Review Decision on Cross-Border Trucking Program

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision upholding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s authority to operate a cross-border pilot program allowing Mexican drivers to operate throughout the United States.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 7, 2013
Government, Business

U.S. Court Again Upholds Cross-Border Pilot Project

A federal appeals court has again ruled that the government’s cross-border trucking pilot program, which allows approved Mexican fleets to operate throughout the United States, can go forward.

August 5, 2013