Feature Stories

Atlantic carriers face tough looming IMO fuel regulations

In the boardrooms of carriers shipping containers or bulk products across the Atlantic and between North European ports, anxiety is rising over looming costly regulations that will not immediately apply to any other trade lanes – adding...
Jul 3, 2014


A police officer's view of cargo crime

TORONTO, Ont. – In the grand scheme of things, Trevor Archibald knows that there is no way to be completely successful at his job, but rather than discouraging him, he turns each small, individual victory into a driving force that...
Jun 25, 2014


Seven Key Things to Consider when Outsourcing Customs Processing

MISSISSUAGA, Ont.-- Portway International, a global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider specializing in the logistics and customs brokerage industries, has released a whitepaper entitled, "Seven Key Things to Consider when Outsourcing...
Jun 16, 2014


Navigating the waters of CBSA carrier codes

Harper Grey LLP's Jonathan Meadows and Natalie Parsonage recently prepared this guest editorial regarding the Canada Border Services Agency's evolving approach to carrier codes, as well as a brief snapshot of the Shipping Federation of Canada's...
May 26, 2014


Joint tanker venture on St. Lawrence to carry light Alberta crude

MONTREAL, Que.--Two 75,000-tonne tankers purchased from European owners should soon be carrying light Alberta crude oil from a storage terminal in Montreal East to a large refinery at Lévis, across the St. Lawrence River from Quebec City...
Apr 3, 2014


Defining a New National Transportation Policy

A new briefing by the Conference Board of Canada's Vijay Gill, Director, Policy Research, looks at defining a new National Transportation Policy.
Mar 25, 2014


Natural gas primer

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Being cheap, plentiful and producing fewer greenhouse gas emissions than diesel, natural gas is becoming more and more attractive to fleet operators, but many in the industry still have questions about how it can best...
Feb 20, 2014


'Filling the Void' saves time, costs and damage: case study

NEW CONCORD, Ohio--Shipment damage and other losses are being resolved by manufacturers and freight transporters worldwide with reusable cargo protection.
Feb 10, 2014


Pipeline construction would boost government revenues: commentary

VANCOUVER, BC, and CALGARY, Alta.--Discussions surrounding the need for new pipelines to transport Canada's oil to market have been a dominant economic, environmental, and political issue for the past several years. Canada's overwhelming...
Feb 10, 2014


Fast-growth markets may not be for the smaller players: Conference Board of Canada

A briefing released February 6 by the Conference Board of Canada, Not for Beginners: Should SMEs Go to Fast-Growth Markets?, suggests that refocusing on high-growth emerging markets may not be the solution for everyone.
Feb 6, 2014


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