Posts Categorized: News

The Container Trucking Association of Ontario Is on Strike


In recent trucking news, the CTAO (otherwise known as the Container Trucking Association of Ontario) has decided to strike. The announcement was made yesterday (Wednesday, September 9, 2015) and the strike is expected to affect many businesses in the Greater Toronto Area. Representing independent contractors, small business owners, and container truck drivers in the Greater… Read more »

How Delivery Carriers Fared This Holiday Season


The holiday season is no doubt one of the busiest times of the year for just about every retailer. People begin purchasing gifts month in advance all of the way up to the day before Christmas, and sometimes even after. This means that shipping companies are also working overtime, but occasionally the job doesn’t get… Read more »

US mid-Term Election Wave to Canada


The recent United States mid-term election had an incredible swing from one house to another in a single moment. Republicans swiftly consumed the Senate and House and that pushed them well over the majority and in most cases the domination of the houses. While not all the changes are completely recognized, or what outcome that… Read more »

Speed Global Inspection Services

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joe Berti November 15, 2014 (716) 876-2235 Speed Global Services Designated by U.S Customs for Inspection Services   Speed Global Services (SGS) has announced that they have been re-designated as a Centralized Examination Station (CES) by the United States Customs and Border Protection for a term of five years. Through… Read more »

Speed Global Services Purchases Warehouse

Acquisition adds 350,000 square feet to holdings Speed Global Services has announced that they have acquired additional warehouse space that will add to their existing 650,000 square feet of fulfillment and distribution space. Located at 2321 Kenmore Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda, the property includes overhead cranes, a rail line and 35 foot ceiling… Read more »

West Coast Labor Issues


Anyone who runs a business knows how important it is to take advantage of economic realities to achieve a better price for their goods or services. Some fierce labor battles that might be waged at major American ports are making the Southern Ontario/Western New York international border a very attractive alternative for getting foreign goods… Read more »

Press Release: Speed Global Services Announces Sales Force Additions

Speed Global Services has announced that they have added three new sales people to their sales ranks in order to better serve customers in Western New York and southern Ontario. Focusing on international business and warehousing, Collette Dagenais, Tony Formato and Brian Cameron bring extensive experience in the logistics business to their new positions with… Read more »

Donation to Trucking Campaign


The American Trucking Association recently announced a commitment to the Trucking Moves America Forward Campaign for nearly 100,000 dollars. The donation has put the Trucking campaign over 70% toward the goal they were aiming for just this year. Of course, the Trucking Moves America Forward campaign was entirely new this year, just made for telling… Read more »

Where Are all the Truck Drivers Going?


A number of reasons have been given over the years as to why we are increasingly losing more and more truck drivers. That includes the cost of driving and gas making it harder for drivers, as well as a number of trucking companies having to reduce the pay they could offer, and even just less… Read more »

Beyond the Border Plans and Travelers


In February three years ago, President Obama and Prime Minister Harper of Canada announced a plan known as the Beyond the Border Action Plan. It was an act meant to help both countries work together to maintain and protect their borders as well as eliminate threats and illegal border crossing and make it easier to… Read more »