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Rail Blockades Continue in Canada

CN rail service in Canada continues to be impeded by blockades set up by individuals protesting the pipeline. While the protesters have stated that their opposition has nothing to do with CN activities, their actions are causing cancellations and delays … Continue reading

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Visit WSSA and Albatrans at the DISCUS Inaugural Conference!

Distilled Spirits Council of the United States Inaugural Conference Omni Louisville Hotel February 17-19, 2020 Join WSSA’s Managing Director, Alison Leavitt, and Albatrans Mexico’s Managing Director, Emmanuel Sanchez, at the DISCUS Inaugural Conference in Louisville, KY! This event will bring … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Impact on Supply Chain

The global supply chain will be adversely affected by the Coronavirus restrictions. Shipping companies and airlines are cancelling services from China and movement within China is extremely restricted. Thus, containers are not moving off dock in China, nor are vessels calling Chinese … Continue reading

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Major CN Rail Service Interruptions in Canada

CN Rail has announced several service interruptions due to blockades in Canada. One blockade in Ontario is impacting the movement of goods to/from East – West Canada and East Canada to the US Mid-West. Similarly, the blockade in British Columbia … Continue reading

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WSSA Exhibiting & Presenting at the DISCUS Inaugural Conference!

Distilled Spirits Council of the United States Inaugural Conference Omni Louisville Hotel February 17-19, 2020 Join WSSA’s Managing Director, Alison Leavitt, at the DISCUS Inaugural Conference in Louisville, KY! This event will bring together America’s spirits industry leaders, decision makers … Continue reading

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Miami Port Congestion

The South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT) in Miami has begun installation of six new electric gantry cranes which will hopefully decrease the environmental impact of operations at the port. Over the next two months, the manufacturer will test and certify … Continue reading

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USMCA Passed by Senate

Yesterday, the USMCA (United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement) was passed by the Senate with strong bipartisan support. The deal will now be sent to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law, which should take place next week. … Continue reading

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