ITGO Supports Change to At-Speed Tolls

BUFFALO, NY (August 28) – Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization (ITGO) executive director Craig Turner today announced the regional logistics organization’s support for a proposal forwarded today by U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins to convert the Williamsville and Lackawanna toll barriers to electronic, at-speed facilities. “Transition of the Williamsville and…

ITGO Letter Re: E-Manifest and Cashless Tolls at Land Border Crossings

August 4, 2017 Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan U.S. Customs and Border Protection 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20004 Dear Acting Commissioner McAleenan: On behalf of the Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization (ITGO), a Western New York-based collaboration of private, public and academic stakeholders working to create a globally-recognized…

Coalition Letter Re: Increased CBSA IT and Staffing Investment

View the Coalition Letter May 19, 2017 Dear Ministers, Re: Investments in Our Borders Together, our associations represent the business sectors that comprise the backbone of the Canadian economy. Our members employ millions of Canadians who are a vital part of the US-Canada trade relationship. Uncertainty surrounding the future of…

International Trade Gateway Organization Names Turner Executive Director

BUFFALO, NY (February 27) – Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization (ITGO) board president James Manno announced today that the organization has hired one of its founding board members, Craig Turner of Momentum Public Affairs in Tonawanda, to serve as executive director. Turner will take on the responsibility of continuing…

Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization High Priority Action Plans – 2017

ITGO’s strategic plan has been crafted through a collaboration of the private, public and academic sectors in Western New York in a process led by the ITGO Board of Directors and incorporating the input of nearly 60 regional logistics stakeholders over the past five years. While the plan is extensive,…