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What does the future hold? Find out at the Surface Transportation Summit.

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MISSISSAUGA,  Ont. -- Economic experts are calling 2010 – 2020 the Low Growth Decade.  Chronically high unemployment in the United States, slowing growth in a number of other countries, an aging infrastructure and a lack of business confidence are holding back companies from investments in their North American operations. 

But there are signs of a recovery in America’s housing sector, a major driver of growth, in the automotive industry and in other key sectors of the economy.  How will these forces play out? How will they affect your company?  Find out at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit to be held October 16th at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

The Summit, brought to you by Canadian Transportation & Logistics, Motortruck Fleet Executive, and Dan Goodwill & Associates will include insights from:

Carlos Gomes, senior economist with Scotiabank

Charles W. Clowdis Jr., logistics cost specialist and transportation management consultant with IHS Global Insight (USA)

Doug Munro, CEO, Maritime-Ontario

The session, moderated by editorial director Lou Smyrlis, will examine the latest economic trends in Canada and the US and specifically address the potential impact on shippers and carriers.

The economic session begins the all-day Surface Transportation Summit. Continue reading www.ctl.ca for more details on the Summit. Be sure to set aside October 16th on your calendar. Registration will be opening soon.

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