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Mexico Announces New Rule for Driver Service Hours

The Mexican transportation authority has published a new regulation regarding the hours of service and rest for drivers within the transportation industry. This new regulation will go into effect August 28, 2018, and requires drivers to take a 30 minute break … Continue reading

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Bridge Collapse in Italy Expected to Cause Transportation Delays

A major bridge in Genoa that connects Piedmont and France to the rest of Italy collapsed on Monday killing at least 20 people and creating a disaster of epic proportions. This tragic incident is not only devastating for the families … Continue reading

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New Direct LCL Service Between Canada & Mexico!

Albatrans is excited to announce its newest service offering – direct LCL and FCL ocean service between Canada and Mexico! Move your tequila, beer, produce, and even fresh and frozen foods more efficiently than ever before! As the only forwarder … Continue reading

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COSCO Responds to Cyber Security Attack

On Tuesday, the COSCO US operations were hit with a major cyber security attack that disrupted communications between its vessels, terminals, vendors and customers. WSSA’s contacts at COSCO indicate that they have taken effective measures and business operations within all … Continue reading

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Port Everglades Work Stoppage

A work stoppage has been advised for Port Everglades Florida terminal commencing August 1, 2018, and truckers will not service the port from August 1st until resolution of the issues at hand. There are very few details available in regards … Continue reading

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Protect Your Cargo from the Hot Summer Temperatures!

The summer of 2018 has brought record breaking heat temperatures to countries around the world. Currently, Norway, Sweden, and Finland are experiencing intense heat with temperatures skyrocketing to over 20 degrees above the average for this time of year. Scandinavia … Continue reading

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Mexico Announces New Tandem Truck Rule

Late last month the Mexican Transport and Communications Ministry implemented a new transportation rule regulating double articulated trucks (also known as tandems). The new regulation, which went into effect June 27, 2018, requires tandem truck units to acquire and display … Continue reading

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