In The News

Amazon ad nauseum

January 8, 2020

... E-commerce has become a growth driver in all 3PL segments and working with or against Amazon remains a hot topic, notes Evan Armstrong, president of A&A.

The consultancy estimates 2018 U.S. e-commerce logistics costs were $141.6 billion, with no immediate signs of a slowdown.

Business Barometer, December 2019

January 4, 2020

On the heels of a weak November reading, small business confidence ebbed further in December. CFIB’s Business Barometer® Index fell 0.6 points to 55.5—its lowest level recorded in 2019. The downshift underscores the economic anxiety being felt by business owners across the country.

Interest rates for the first calendar quarter

December 31, 2019

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts owed by the CRA to individuals and corporations. These rates will be in effect from January 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020.

USMCA Legislation Approved in House, Could See January Vote in Senate

December 24, 2019

Legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement updating NAFTA passed the House of Representatives on December 19 by a vote of 385 to 41.

CFIA Launches a New Website

December 24, 2019

As part of the Government of Canada's commitment to enhance the way digital services are delivered, we launched a web renewal initiative to create a website that is more user-friendly. It aligns with and features a top task navigation to help you complete your tasks and find the information you are looking for quickly.