November 18, 2021 in CUSTOMER ADVISORY
Customer Advisory: Severe Flooding Impacts Operations in the Pacific Northwest
November 18, 2021
As reported in media outlets, northwestern Washington State (U.S.) and British Columbia (Canada) have experienced heavy rain over the last several days, causing landslides and flooded highways.
The inclement weather has resulted in severe delays and service disruptions across the supply chain network. The Vancouver gateway is experiencing significant rail and trucking disruptions, with highway routes leading to Metro Vancouver closed. Railways are currently assessing damage and conducting repairs. The CN and CP rail corridors running between Vancouver and Kamloops are not currently operational. However, the Port of Vancouver terminals are still operating.
For more information, please see the resources below:
- BNSF Service Advisory: Flooding Impacting Operations in Pacific Northwest
- Freightwaves.com: Flooding cuts off Port of Vancouver rail service
- JOC.com: Vancouver port stakeholders hope for rail restoration this weekend
We will continue to monitor the situation and send additional updates as needed. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact your APL Logistics Account Manager or local APL Logistics office.
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