CP opens VAC

Canadian Pacific has opened its new Vancouver Automotive Compound (VAC), which has been located to handle motor vehicles made in North America for distribution in British Columbia, northern Washington State and parts of Alberta, as well as vehicles imported through the Port of Vancouver.

More growth planned for UP-CP Can-Am Corridor

The past two decades have been a time of steady growth for Union Pacific’s only route to the Canadian border, running from Hinkle, Ore., north through Spokane, Wash., to Eastport, Idaho. Capacity improvements performed over the past several years, and more scheduled for 2019, are evidence of UP’s commitment to accommodate new business through this seldom-mentioned international gateway.

For CP, “a watershed year”

Canadian Pacific Railway on Jan. 24 announced record results for fourth-quarter and full-year 2018. “The power of the CP operating model is evident in the strong performance across the company,” said Keith Creel, President and CEO. “We set records across many lines of business in 2018, including Canadian grain, potash and domestic intermodal. 2018 was a record by almost every measure and will be remembered as a watershed year.”