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Weather impacts first quarter results for UPS

ATLANTA, Ga.-- UPS has reported in its first quarter results that its International Daily Volume jumped 7.9% on strong Europe growth. E-commerce has driven robust demand in the US. for lightweight solutions, the company noted.
Apr 24, 2014 3:41PM

CTA objects to "ludicrous" APHIS fee hikes

TORONTO, Ont. -- The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is decrying massive inspection fee increases proposed by the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
Apr 24, 2014 12:57PM

Irving Oil completes voluntary conversion of its crude oil railcar fleet

SAINT JOHN, N.B.--Irving Oil has completed the conversion of its proprietary fleet of crude oil railcars to the Association of American Railroads' (AAR) recommended specifications for DOT-111 railcars constructed after October 1, 2011. In...
Apr 24, 2014 12:54PM

Canadian Pacific responds to Transport Canada rail regs announcement

CALGARY, Alta.-- Canadian Pacific has welcomed Transport Canada's announcement pertaining to older DOT-111 tank cars, but the railway expressed disappointment with the federal government's incomplete actions around addressing human behaviour...
Apr 24, 2014 12:51PM

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) adds additional entry port into Russia

TOKYO, Japan-- Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Novorossiysk as an additional entry port into Russia.
Apr 24, 2014 12:48PM

FedEx to open locations at Home Hardware to target growing e-commerce market

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.-- Federal Express Canada Ltd. (FedEx Express Canada) announced an agreement reached with Home Hardware Stores Limited that allows individual dealer-owners the ability to house full-service FedEx Authorized ShipCentres within...
Apr 24, 2014 12:38PM

TOC Europe 2014 to look at impact of mega ships and alliances

LONDON, UK-- With over 100 vessels of 10,000 TEU and above due for delivery this year and next, and more orders in the pipeline, the global liner shipping industry has an enormous challenge on its hands to manage the process of change.
Apr 24, 2014 12:30PM

Ian Martin Group joins forces with Trans-Logic Executive Search Group Limited

TORONTO, Ont.--Trans-Logic Executive Search Group Limited, a national niche recruitment firm, is joining forces with the Ian Martin Group of Companies to enhance their expertise, strength and knowledge in recruiting mid to senior level people...
Apr 24, 2014 12:16PM

Next five years will be better for tanker and refrigerated trucking industry

NEW YORK, N.Y.--Volatile gas prices and a slow recovery from the recent recession are just some of the factors that have caused the tank and refrigerated trucking industry to experience a decline in revenues.
Apr 24, 2014 9:08AM

Trailcon Leasing strengthens team in preparation for coast-to-coast operations

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--It's been only a few months since two top professionals moved into their new roles at national trailer and intermodal specialist Trailcon Leasing Inc., but already they are contributing to the ongoing growth promised...
Apr 23, 2014 2:47PM

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