Feature Stories

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

2014 a "year of promise": EDC chief economist

According to Peter G. Hall, Vice-President and Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, five years beyond the crisis, "we are still looking for that solid year of growth that puts us conclusively beyond the lean years. Compared with...
Jan 10, 2014

Danby's Dashboards

Danby Products had become a victim of its own success.
Jan 1, 2014

Working together-Shipper-carrier forum building understanding, respect for challenges buyers and sellers of trucking services face

A little bit of tension between buyers and sellers always exists regardless of the product or service. A certain degree of tension is a good thing – it keeps everyone honest. This is as true for the buyers and sellers of freight...
Dec 20, 2013

"Ship-from-Store" is the way of the future

Jim Hendrickson, vice president, logistics solutions at Pitney Bowes, discusses the trend toward ship from store as a result of an ongoing shift in shopping habits and e-commerce activity.
Dec 17, 2013

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