Canadian Shipper


  • The Fuel Surcharge Dilemma

    April 14, 2007 by Dan Goodwill

    The recent spike in fuel costs has yet again triggered another debate on the subject of fuel surcharges. A few weeks ago in Canada, the shutdown of an oil refinery resulted in shortages of gasoline at some gas stations and

  • Shipper – Carrier Collaboration, a Myth or Reality?

    April 11, 2007 by Dan Goodwill

    “Collaboration” was probably the most frequently heard buzzword during the “Transportation” tracks at the 2006 CSCMP Annual Meeting in San Antonio late last year. Collaboration in a transportation context can take many forms. You can have shipper – carrier collaboration

  • Shipper – Carrier Rate Negotiation Strategies for 2007

    April 11, 2007 by Dan Goodwill

    As the new millennium enters its seventh year, this should be a time of careful reflection by shippers. For the first three years of this decade, shippers had the upper hand in freight rate negotiations. With modest economic growth and