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Montreal Port Strike Continues to Impact North American Supply Chains

The following message was issued by the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) on Thursday, October 1, 2020:

“Following the strike by dockworkers that paralyzed operations at the Port of Montreal in August and September, Resilience360 research indicates that major ports on both the west and east coasts of Canada continue to experience disruption ranging from port congestion to rail car shortages.

“While the strike ended more than four weeks ago, ocean- and rail-dependent supply chain operations across Canada are unlikely to fully normalize before November 2020,” says Neža Kričaj, Supply Chain Risk Analyst, Resilience360.

Read more in an

article from Logistics Management.”

For more information, please call David Lychek, Manager – Ocean & Air Services at (905) 882-4880, ext. 1207.

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