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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ALERTS

COVID-19 disruption – we're here to help

COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic by The World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, with the spread of the coronavirus across more than 100 countries. In the past months COVID-19 has created a great deal of confusion and disruption throughout the world to business and to people's day-to-day lives. Although this is a rapidly evolving situation, the virus will be part of our personal and professional lives for the foreseeable future.

Our priority at Universal Logistics is the safety of our employees and the community while, at the same time, ensuring the resources and services we provide our clients remain uninterrupted. We want to keep your freight moving in these uncertain times.

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, Universal is doing everything we can to support our clients. We are committed to keeping you informed of the ever changing trade environment and related issues impacting your business. We know you have a lot of questions – please remember we're here to help.

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Learn more by reading our COVID-19 email alerts, presented below in chronological order.


Canada-U.S. border closure update – Toronto, August 25, 2021
Ningbo port turns away vessels due to COVID-19 – Toronto, August 12, 2021
Canadian Border Workers Strike Ends – Toronto, August 9, 2021
Canadian Border Delays – Toronto, August 6, 2021
Canadian Border Workers – Looming Strike Update – Toronto, August 5, 2021
Canadian Border Workers Vote to Strike as early as August 6 – Toronto, July 28, 2021
Canada-U.S. border closure update – Toronto, July 21, 2021
Canada-U.S. border closure extended another 30 days – Toronto, June 21, 2021
Port Issues - Southern China & Taiwan – Toronto, June 11, 2021
Canada-U.S. border closure extended another 30 days – Toronto, May 21, 2021
Canada-U.S. border closure extended another 30 days – Toronto, December 21, 2020
Canada-U.S. border closure extended another 30 days – Toronto, October 22, 2020
Canada-U.S. border closure extended to September 21, 2020 – Toronto, August 17, 2020
Demand and Rates Spike on Trans-Pacific Trade Lane – Toronto, August 14, 2020
COVID-19 Remission Order not just for PPE – Toronto, May 28, 2020
Canada-U.S. border closure extended to June 21, 2020 – Toronto, May 19, 2020
Canadian tariff relief for COVID-19 PPE and certain medical goods – Toronto, May 7, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, April 28, 2020
Canada-U.S. border closure extended another 30 days – Toronto, April 21, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, April 7, 2020
COVID-19 – Importing Medical Supplies into Canada – Toronto, April 1, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, March 31, 2020
Duty and GST Deferral to June 30, 2020 – Toronto, March 31, 2020
COVID-19 – FAQs to keep your freight moving – Toronto, March 27, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, March 24, 2020
COVID-19 – Universal Logistics fully operational – Toronto, March 24, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By Mode of Transport – Toronto, March 19, 2020
Logistics solutions... We're here to help! – Toronto, March 19, 2020
Canada-U.S. agree to close border to non-essential travel – Toronto, March 18, 2020
Canada to close borders to certain travellers not trade – Toronto, March 17, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – Toronto, March 12, 2020
Impact of Coronavirus on Air & Ocean Freight – Toronto, February 7, 2020
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Tip #51 – The link between insurance premiums and risk

There are many factors which affect the pricing of your insurance premium, but all revolve around the risk involved. For example, the longer the transit time, the more time available for something negative to happen.



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