Canadian Shipper


Julia Kuzeljevich

Julia Kuzeljevich
Julia Kuzeljevich is Editor of Canadian Shipper. She has been writing about transportation and logistics issues since 1999.
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    Miscues and misperceptions

    April 27, 2015 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    I really enjoyed this article published recently in the Harvard Business Review online (April 16), from Heidi Grant Halvorson’s new book, No One Understands You and What to Do About It. Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. is associate director for the Motivation Science

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    ‘Chin up’ on low morale

    April 20, 2015 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    If you’ve ever faced a situation of low morale, whether in the workplace or in your personal sphere, it’s often precipitated by a loss of control, or what we perceive to be loss of control, and the inability to judge

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    Earning your disrespect

    April 6, 2015 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    I read an interesting perspective this week on the issue of respect. Everyone likes to get it, but how many of us feel it’s easy to give? The website crucialskills.com, which provides tips on interpersonal relationships, leadership skills, and crucial

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    Rail regs, service dominate headlines

    December 4, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Rail continues to dominate headlines as 2015 approaches. On November 29, and despite railway objections, the federal government moved to extend minimum grain-hauling requirements until the end of March. The rules were extended by both Transport Canada and the Department

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    Planning for bad weather in the supply chain

    October 28, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    There’s much ado about bad weather fears again this winter. Almanac predictions aside, it’s anyone’s guess how things will play out. But at every conference I’ve attended lately, the winter of 2013-2014 has left a bad taste in the mouths

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    T&A M&A activity heats up in second quarter

    August 8, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics industry has been heating up in the second quarter of 2014, with the total volume and value of deals increasing over the first quarter of 2014, as well as the

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    Labour Disruption-survey looks at its impact on the supply chain

    August 8, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    A report on Labour Disruption and its Impact on the Supply Chain 2014, released by eft this August suggested that 92 % of respondents think “port disruptions will continue as they have in the past, or increase in frequency.”  

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    Down with the ship

    May 26, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Two transportation-sector tragedies, one quite recent, one nearly a year old yet still fresh in the minds of all Canadians, have played out very publicly in the media. Both have shed light on personal responsibility, and where this might begin, and

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    Whither NAFTA?

    February 13, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    The North American Free Trade Agreement turned 20 this January 1 Signed by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Mexican President Carlos Salinas, and U.S. President George H.W. Bush, the pact first came into effect on January 1, 1994. Much discussion around

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    Lessons from an ice storm

    January 2, 2014 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Is there an all-encompassing contingency plan for emergencies like power outages? That’s the question I was asking myself the night of December 21 when an ice storm befell us and the power got knocked out for 30 hours. We were

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    Social media skills won’t be differentiator, ten years hence

    December 2, 2013 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Read an interesting report from Canadian Press recently on a study released by Workopolis, looking at obsolete jobs ten years from now. The study suggests tech savvy social media experts will be obsolete in 10 years as even these experts

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    Why “in-store” retail makes the supply chain look bad

    November 1, 2013 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    It’s no secret the Canadian retail landscape is changing. But in which direction, and with what results? Consumers loyal to “Canadian” brands like to talk about the “invasion” of American retailers, but as Ian Gragtmans pointed out at Transportation Media’s

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