Category archives: Freight News

European dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage on June 29, 2017 in support of a conflict faced by Spanish dockers. According to IDC, "dockworkers in Spain are now forced to defend their jobs because of the deplorable...

26 June 2017
Catégorie: Freight News


Canadian freight volume index sees sharp rise in May

TransCore Link Logistics announced that its Canadian Freight Index for May showed that, year-over-year, freight volumes jumped 31 percent compared to May 2016. Load volumes in May 2017 were the second highest ever recorded in May, climbing 17 percent over...

26 June 2017
Catégorie: Freight News



Canadian wholesale sales up 1% in April

Statistics Canada announced that wholesale sales increased 1.0% to $61.0 billion in April, a seventh consecutive monthly advance. Gains were recorded in three of seven subsectors, accounting for 41% of total wholesale sales, and were led by the machinery, equipment...

26 June 2017
Catégorie: Freight News


Spanish ports situation

Dear customers, Axxess would like to inform you about the stevedores strike in Spain. As per the message received from Globelink Uniexco, S.L. :

Updated Stevedore’s strike calendar as follows: 19, 21 and 23rd of June, the strikes will be as the ones of today: From
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26 June 2017
Catégorie: Freight News