Service Update – All Modes


FreightWaves reports growth in Canadian truck volumes, but rates remain low and imbalances are resulting in more empty miles. The FreightWaves article can be found at

Air Cargo

Air Canada Cargo has published a summary of its on-line Tools to assist customers in managing their shipments. The Air Canada notice can be found at


The Port of Montreal has published its Intermodal scorecard for the Month of April. It shows container volumes are down 1.6% compared to April 2019 but volumes are still up 1.0% on a year-to-date basis. The scorecard can be found at the first red bar below.

Supply Chain Commentaries

1) Air Cargo News reports that air cargo capacity and rates are both trending up. The article can be found at the second red bar below.

FMA Government Relations

FMA has continuing communications with Transport Canada Surface Policy and Marine Policy officials and with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan).

FMA Office Operations

FMA staff are primarily working from home. If you need to talk with us, please call me at 613-294-4569 or send messages to the email address below and leave a phone number where you can be reached.

Updates are on the FMA Website

All the COVID-19 updates that FMA has issued are now uploaded to the website and there is a link to them on the home page at .

The FMA updates focus on the impacts of COVID-19 on supply chains.

Information and questions from members are encouraged and will be useful in our continuing outreach to FMA members and in our communications with the government and with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. All individual company information will be kept confidential.