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Tag Archives: CIFFA

CIFFA to Members: Stop Filing eHBL on Back-to-Back Shipments

CIFFA recommended in this morning’s e-Bulleting that forwarders should stop filing eHBL on back-to-back shipments,  to avoid the risk that the goods will be delivered up to a trucker prior to customs release: Members have advised that the terminals (for example, CN) update … Continue reading

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Hanjin Bankruptcy: What Forwarders need to Know

On 2 September 2016 Hanjin Line declared bankruptcy and a Receiver has been appointed under Korean law. The sudden collapse of one of the major global steamship lines has sent shockwaves through the supply chain as the Receivers, Hanjin’s partners, … Continue reading

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CBSA Announcement re West Coast Ports

[The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) issued the following statement with regards to vessels diverting from US to Canadian West Coast ports during labour negotiations.] As negotiation continues between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association, … Continue reading

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CIFFA makes Submissions re: Canada Transportation Act Review

As readers likely know, the Ministry of Transport has engaged in a review of the Canada Transportation Act as part of a regular process of updating the regulatory regime across all modes of transport within the Federal jurisdiction. In submissions … Continue reading

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Canadian importers hurt by unfair charges

The Canadian International Freight Forwarders’ Association (CIFFA) has issued a press release today seeking a rollback of port and terminal charges incurred by importers during the month-long truckers’ strike that affected Vancouver in February and March 2014. During this period … Continue reading

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Revised CIFFA Trading Conditions for 2010 Approved

The CIFFA National Board of Directors approved today the proposed changes to the CIFFA Standard Trading Conditions for 2010. Gavin Magrath, counsel to CIFFA, drafted the updates and presented them to the Board. The final draft will now go to … Continue reading

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Gavin Magrath named to CIFFA National Board of Directors

Magrath O’Connor is proud to announce that Gavin Magrath has been named to the National Board of Directors of the Canadian International Freight Forwarders’ Association as an ad hoc Director. He becomes the first Associate Member to hold a position … Continue reading

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