Customs broker system outage delays trucker at border

Livingston International experienced a system outage resulting in delays at the U.S.-Canadian border. Truck News reported that, “The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) confirmed that Livingston International experienced a system outage that was preventing it from providing critical advanced information required by the CBSA for the purpose of clearing commercial imports.”

A CBSA spokeswoman is ensuring that the outage has been resolved and that they are working towards reducing the backlog of trucks seeking to enter Canada from the U.S. Beverley Hudd of Fairway Transport in Ancaster, Ont., said her drivers informed her that hundreds of trucks were parked at Canadian border crossings, waiting to get into the states. Some drivers even waited for up to 40 hours! Click here for full coverage.