Truck News



  • Pre-Inspection Pilot Program Kicks off in Surrey

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    SURREY, B.C. – The first phase in a joint cross-border pre-inspection program for truck cargo is already underway on the west coast.

  • Cross-border transponder registration waiting for technology to catch up

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    OTTAWA — It will still be a little longer before cross-border transponder transactions can be made on the Internet, so traditional paper may be needed for renewals in the near future.

  • DTOPS border contingency plan extended a month

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    WASHINGTON — The contingency plan Canadian carriers have been operating under since December for Decal and Transponder Online Procurement System (DTOPS) renewals has been extended until the end of February.

  • Proof Positive: Truckers brace for U.S. passport rule

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    WINNIPEG — While an inborn love of hockey and double-doubles might be considered distinctively Canadian, wearing the home team’s jersey and having a Tim Horton’s coffee in the cup holder of your cab won’t be enough for U.S. border guards in just a few weeks.

  • Health inspection fees make cross-border operations ill

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    OTTAWA — A 30-day delay in the implementation of increased border fees has done little to please the Canadian Trucking Alliance.

  • CBP launches FAQ page on residue rule

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    WASHINGTON — Perhaps a sign that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is close to advancing its contentious residue reporting rule, the agency has posted a frequently asked questions page to help carriers and shippers understand the proposed rule.

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    Keeping current with ACE will avoid a suspension

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is trimming back the amount of time an ACE account can be inactive before becoming suspended.

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    Marine rule would put the brakes on just-in-time shipments

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A customs rule being finalized in the U.S. is going to require extra detail from marine exporters and could be worrisome if the idea is floated to land crossings.

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    DTOPS contingency plan in place to avoid border delays: CTA

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    OTTAWA — The Canadian Trucking Alliance says it’s struck a deal with U.S. Customs that would avoid any major border delays caused by carriers trying to renew transponder technology used to pay for US border crossing fees.

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    SPECIAL REPORT: CBP could require manifests for liquid tanker residue

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON — A proposed change to the U.S. Tariff Act could drastically change the way carriers report cross-border movements of tanker containers to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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    CBP goes ahead with tanker residue reporting rule

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border protection is done considering whether it will require exporters and carriers to stipulate on electronic manifests the amount of residual chemicals left inside portable tank containers.