NEWS 2001

July, 2001 - News Release

THE NORTH AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES A 5.5% RATE INCREASE ON US-CANADA FREIGHT.
Buffalo, NY, July 10, 2001 –  Major cost increases in labor, insurance, equipment, and e-commerce compelled the General Rate Committee (GRC) of the North American Transportation Council (NATC) to approve a 5.5% general rate increase effective August 6, 2001.  The rate increase is needed to keep the industry from returning to low margins that do not allow sufficient funds to ensure its future viability...


July, 2001 - News Release

FREIGHT RATE INCREASE OF 5.5% IS RECOMMENDED
Fort Erie, ON, July 5, 2001 – Major cost increases in labour, insurance, equipment, and e-commerce investments are compelling general freight carriers to consider a rate increase.  This rate increase is urgently needed to keep the industry from returning to low margins that do not allow sufficient funds to ensure its future viability...
Juillet 2001
AUGMENTATION DE 5.5% DES TARIFS DE TRANSPORT DES MARCHANDISES
Fort Érié, ON, 6 juillet 2001 –  Des hausses importantes des coûts de dans la main d’œuvre, des assurances, du prix d’achat des nouveaux équipements, et des investissements dans le commerce électronique obligent les transporteurs de marchandises générales à annoncer une augmentation de taux.  Cette augmentation est nécessaire pour éviter de revenir aux marges de profit insuffisantes pour permettre à l'industrie d’assurer sa viabilité future...

April, 2001 - News Release
FCA/NATC APPOINT NEW PRESIDENT
Fort Erie, ON, April 6, 2001 - The Board of Directors of the Freight Carriers Association of Canada, through its Chairman, Mr. Gary King and the Board of Directors of the North American Transportation Council, through its Chairman, Mr. Jim Benninger, announce the appointment of  Mr. David J. Sirgey as President to both associations...
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