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Tim Dool to serve as chair of SLSMC Board of Directors

CORNWALL, Ont.--The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is pleased to announce that  Tim Dool has been named as Chair of the Board of Directors, effective September 1st. Mr. Dool was appointed to the Board in November of...
Aug 29, 2014 2:10PM

Premiers will lead comprehensive renewal of Agreement on Internal Trade

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I.-- Canada's Premiers agreed to continue to modernize the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). 
Aug 29, 2014 1:58PM

Canadian ports measure trade and infrastructure challenges at annual AGM

BELLEDUNE, N.B.--Canadian ports face mounting infrastructure and productivity demands as 21st century free trade deals stimulate increased maritime cargo flows and the trend of vessel gigantism notably by ocean container carriers appears...
Aug 29, 2014 10:25AM

Cerasis releases white paper on transportation metrics for shippers

EAGAN, MN--In business for nearly two decades, third party logistics company, Cerasis, with a focus on transportation management through a transportation management system and managed transportation services, has released a white paper...
Aug 29, 2014 10:17AM

Toronto's toll highway 407 ETR opens new lanes between Hwys 400 and 427

TORONTO, Ont.--407 ETR has announced the opening of a new lane in each direction, between Highway 400 and Highway 427. 
Aug 29, 2014 10:12AM

PierPass Offpeak program diverts 30 Millionth truck trip at LA Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif.--PierPass Inc.'s OffPeak program has reached a major milestone, diverting its 30 millionth truck trip from weekday, daytime traffic in Los Angeles and Long Beach since the program began in July 2005. OffPeak has greatly eased...
Aug 29, 2014 10:04AM

North American freight numbers show increase in US-Canada pipeline traffic

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The latest Bureau of Transportation Statistics report shows that US-NAFTA freight totaled $103.0 billion in June 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried...
Aug 28, 2014 11:32AM

PIT receives government funding for engine programming project

MONTREAL, Que.--FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced that it has received funding from the Quebec government...
Aug 28, 2014 11:21AM

ILWU grain handlers ratify contract

SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.--The west coast International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) grain handlers have ratified a contract with Louis Dreyfus Commodities, United Grain Corp and Columbia Grain.
Aug 28, 2014 11:19AM

Price the deciding factor in global ocean freight: study

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Price is the deciding factor in the global ocean freight business, a current Simon-Kucher study reveals. The majority of carriers and forwarders rely on high discounts, not on value-driving sales activities, to generate...
Aug 28, 2014 11:12AM

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