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Air freight rates up ✈️

21 February 2024|News|

Air freight rates have recently risen sharply in the run-up to the Lunar New Year. This period is synonymous with festivities and family reunions, impacting logistics and manufacturing operations across Asia. At the same time, geopolitical turmoil, notably in the Red Sea, adds complexity to the forecasts for 2024. These events [...]

Family Day and other vacations in Canada and the United States

19 February 2024|News|

Today, Monday, February 19, is a statutory holiday in several Canadian provinces 🇨🇦, as well as in the United States. 🇺🇸 Family Day: Alberta British Columbia New Brunswick Ontario Saskatchewan Islanders' Day: Prince Edward Island Heritage Day: Nova Scotia Louis Riel Day: Manitoba President's Day: United States The transportation of goods [...]

Green grants: boost for logistics and sustainable transport 🚛

8 February 2024|News|

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is propelling the future of transportation with $622.57 million in grants to accelerate the deployment of electric and hydrogen charging stations across the US. 🇺🇸⚡States like California, Washington, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico are at the forefront of this green revolution. The funds will support 47 [...]

Thaw period: important reminder to heavy vehicle users and shippers with shipments to or from Quebec

6 February 2024|News|

Each spring, the ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable has determined thaw periods when the loads of heavy vehicles using the Quebec road network must be reduced. To minimize the damage caused to the pavement which is weakened during this period, the restrictions are determined for the three thawing [...]

Optimize the logistics and transportation of your goods during the Chinese New Year 🇨🇳

22 January 2024|News|

The Chinese New Year period, starting on February 10, 2024, is synonymous with festivities and logistical challenges. Although the official holiday period is February 10 to 17, many companies could remain closed until February 24. This extended break could have a significant impact on global supply chains. We advise you to [...]

🚢⚓️ Panama Canal: Environmental and Economic Issues 🌍💧

14 January 2024|News|

Faced with an alarming drought, the Panama Canal is under severe restrictions, impacting the flow of goods valued at $270 billion annually. Solutions such as an artificial lake and cloud seeding are being considered, but are costly and time-consuming to implement. This critical situation highlights the challenges of climate change and [...]

Oil trend 2024 📉🛢️

14 January 2024|News|

The year 2024 promises to be a complex one for the oil market. Diesel prices, falling below $4 a gallon, offer a temporary respite to shippers. However, geopolitical tensions could quickly reverse this trend, especially in the Middle East and South America. 🌍🔥 In response to these uncertainties, the transport sector [...]

Celebrating the exceptional contribution of our Director of North American Operations

10 January 2024|News|

This week at AP, we can't overlook an important event: Nathalie Gagnon, our Director of North American Operations, joined us 11 years ago! Nathalie, working alongside you is a real pleasure. Your positive attitude brightens our busiest days. Your ability to listen and make everyone laugh is incomparable. You take your [...]

$10 million investment for Canadian Northern and Arctic infrastructure 🇨🇦❄️

22 December 2023|News|

Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez announces a major investment to strengthen the supply chain in Canada's North and Arctic. The fund will support vital projects to improve transportation infrastructure and meet the needs of local communities. Projects include satellite remote sensing, permafrost mapping, and strengthening transportation corridors. This marks an important step [...]

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