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    How Could the U.S. Election Impact the Canadian Economy?

    March 12, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    Unfortunately for Canada, Barack Obama is in the last year of his presidency. At this point, the presidential race is pretty much down to four candidates, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton for the Democrats and Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for the Republicans. As you listen to and study the rhetoric from these candidates, and sense the mood of the American electorate, there is much to worry about.

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    Passion

    March 6, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    As I reflect back on my over 45 years in the working world, the issue of passion has been a driving force for me. There have been times when I worked for some fine companies and great leaders. I got up in the morning and couldn’t wait to get to work. I was proud to represent my company and I was very driven to see the company succeed.

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    Does your current job tittle matter ? Which ones do ?

    February 23, 2016 by Carolina Billings

    Are old fashioned titles really serving your career or are they hindering your advancement? I have good news and not so good news. The good news is that old fashioned hierarchical organizational structures and charts are exactly that, old fashioned.

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    Creating an Effective Shipper-Motor Carrier Freight Agreement – Part 2

    February 10, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    This blog will address the financial and business issues that need to captured in detail in a shipper-carrier freight agreement.

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    Creating an Effective Shipper/Motor Carrier Freight Agreement – Part 1

    January 28, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    A well written motor carrier agreement can be a powerful tool in promoting partnerships between shippers and freight companies.

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    Does your Company Need a Motor Carrier Agreement to Manage its Freight Transportation?

    January 22, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    A good motor carrier agreement takes away a level of risk and uncertainty that can exist for both parties. It provides a detailed blueprint of all of the key elements of a successful shipper- carrier relationship over a multi-year period.

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    Some KPIs to Monitor the Transportation Industry in 2016

    January 11, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    There are a host of economic indicators that provide economists, academics and transportation professionals with insights into how the general economy is performing. Transportation professionals need to turn to some specific indices to understand where the freight industry is going.

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    Becoming a Best in Class Shipper – 7. Strategy

    January 6, 2016 by Dan Goodwill

    The attainment of strong financial performance comes from integrating and aligning the various strategies of a business into a cohesive force. A company’s supply chain strategy, of which transportation strategy is a key component, is often a critical piece of the company’s business strategy.

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    The New Economic Paradigm of Freight Transportation

    December 13, 2015 by Dan Goodwill

    As we approach 2016, there are a number of forces that are shaping the economics of Freight Transportation. Here are a few to consider.

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    Becoming a Best in Class Shipper – 6. Technology

    December 9, 2015 by Dan Goodwill

    There are some excellent technology-based tools that shippers can acquire or outsource to manage freight transportation.

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    The Top Surface Transportation Stories of 2015

    November 29, 2015 by Dan Goodwill

    Here is our synopsis of the major freight transportation stories of 2015.

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    Goodbye “E-commerce”, Hello “M-commerce”! Faster, sharper and always at your fingertips.

    November 24, 2015 by Carolina Billings

    If electronic-commerce “E-commerce” revolutionized the way we shopped, mobile-commerce “M-commerce” is taking things up a notch. Make it a HUGE notch ! Electronic commerce changed the retail landscape enabling shops to carry a considerably larger amount of virtual inventory and