Industry News

Congestion & Gridlock at US Ports

The shipping industry has been in a state of flux recently. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, record-breaking import volumes on both the East and West Coasts, India’s recent lockdowns, stateside port staffing issues, and so much more, the shipping industry continues to reel. Below is a brief summary of US port wait times and equipment shortages. […]

Port of Montreal Resumes Operations

Operations at the Port of Montreal resumed on Saturday, May 2, following legislation passed by the Canadian Parliament. All terminals are open and in service. Although operations have resumed, it is expected that it will take several days for ship and truck services to return to normal levels. During the stoppage, nearly 20,000 TEUs of […]

Lockdowns Expand Across India due to COVID-19

Additional states across India have followed suit and imposed new lockdown restrictions in response to rising cases of COVID-19 across the subcontinent. The Government of Karnataka State has announced a 14-day total lockdown that started on April 27. A select number of industries have been deemed essential and will be permitted to remain operational with […]

Port of Montreal Longshoremen Begin Strike

Longshore workers at the Port of Montreal launched a general strike on Monday, April 26. The strike will impact all services and terminals except for the services to/from Newfoundland via the Oceanex terminal, which is deemed an essential service. This general strike follows a partial strike launched on April 13 by the Canadian Union of […]

Company News

Welcome to Trans-Border, Rachel Veitch!

Everyone please give a warm welcome to our new Marketing Manager — Rachel Veitch! Rachel comes to Trans-Border eager to utilize her creativity in her new work environment. Rachel was born and raised in Saratoga Springs, NY. After graduating from college with degrees in visual communications and journalism, Rachel spent some time working locally in the […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Nicholas Hladik!

Everyone please give a warm welcome to the newest member of our domestic operations team — Nicholas Hladik! Nick will be entering the supply chain industry for the first time and is thrilled to learn all about it. Nicholas is a Saratoga native who resides in nearby Schuylerville. A former college baseball catcher, Nicholas graduated […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Laurie Donlon!

Please give a warm welcome to the newest member of our export pricing team — Laurie Donlon! Laurie comes to Trans-Border with enthusiasm and excitement to start her new role in a new industry. Laurie is a native of Pittsburgh, PA, but has lived between there and the NY Capital Region for most of her […]

Welcome to Trans-Border, Cody Acker!

Everyone please welcome the newest member of our import operations team — Cody Acker! Cody is an experienced professional who has worked across industries, and is excited to start his new role at Trans-Border. Cody, a Capital Region native, graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a degree in business administration. Cody comes to Trans-Border most recently from […]