The Forwarder

Canada’s Freight Forwarding Magazine


January 26, 2022

CIFFA’s Executive Director Bruce Rodgers on why Canada’s Competition Laws need more bite On Monday January 31st the federal government will convene a summit to discuss supply chain frustrations with a wide variety of participants.  Despite the odds against rapid success, it’s a welcome effort. The stubborn supply chain mess affects virtually every consumer and […]

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Month in Review – February 2022

Monthly Review March 02, 2022

Maritime February 3: Bipartisan Ocean Shipping Overhaul Introduced in U.S. Senate – BNN Bloomberg The first major update of U.S. international ocean-shipping laws in more than two decades was introduced in the Senate on February 3, a significant step toward passage after passing the House with bipartisan support in December. Republican Senator John Thune of […]

CIFFA Selects 2022 Canadian Young Logistics Professionals Award Winner

Forwarder Online February 14, 2022

Every year, CIFFA offers an award to a young freight forwarder who best demonstrates industry knowledge and skills to become a true international freight forwarding professional in the future. After a review process of industry experience and a written dissertation demonstrating technical knowledge, CIFFA is pleased to announce that Karina Daniela Perez Perez of DSV […]

Month in Review – January 2022

Monthly Review February 02, 2022

Maritime January 4: Ningbo Lockdown Measures Tightened – Splash A notice from Ningbo Customs has detailed a business emergency response mechanism with changes to some customs clearance and inspection operations in locked-down Beilun district, an area of the city that houses some of the busiest container terminals. Freight forwarder Shapiro reported that a container depot […]

Logixboard to enhance its all-in-one customer experience management platform

Industry Updates February 01, 2022

CIFFA Associate member Logixboard,, a customer experience platform for freight forwarders and logistics service providers, has raised $32M in a Series B round led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners, with continued participation from Redpoint Ventures, F-Prime Capital, Social Leverage, Founders’ Co-op, and other existing investors. Logixboard will […]

FIATA Initiatives Worldwide: An Update

Forwarder Online January 10, 2022

CIFFA, through its Secretariat, represents the interests of the Canadian Freight Forwarders and actively participates on the various FIATA , (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations) Global Institutes and Advisory Bodies.   By Bruce Rodgers, CIFFA Executive Director   As a Regular Freight Forwarder Member firm your membership fees also include Individual Company membership to FIATA. This membership expands some 150 countries, consisting of […]

Month in Review – December 2021

Monthly Review January 05, 2022

Special Section – B.C. Floods December 1: Port of Vancouver Operations Update CP and CN eastbound and westbound trains continue to transit on CP’s mainline between Vancouver and Kamloops. Enhanced track inspections and maintenance are ongoing and low-speed restrictions remain in place. Engineering teams continue to undertake repairs on CN’s mainline between Kamloops and Boston […]

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