Canadian Shipper

Transportation & Logistics

  • News – 01-MAR-00

    March 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    motorfreight: TRUCKERS PROTEST BC RAIL BAILOUT B.C.’s trucking industry is outraged at the prospect of sharing in the cost of provincially-owned B.C. Rail’s $600 million asset writedown, which will add to the province’s budget deficit. The provincial government’s third quarter

  • Are You Ready?

    March 1, 2000 by allen jones

    Rather than wait in fear and loathing for their number to come up, some importers are actually inviting Canada Customs and Revenue Agency to do its periodic verification audit on their companies. According to Bob Armstrong, president of the Canadian

  • Wow your IT department

    March 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    This month’s cover focus on supply chain technologies comes at a time of tremendous growth for vendors of software applications and hardware. Now that Y2K spending is behind us, the prevailing assumption is that technology investments will be refocused on

  • Web-Powered Trade

    March 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    Independent trading exchanges (ITEs) are bringing buyers and sellers together on the Web. Will the business-to-business relationship ever be the same? he emergence of e-business has led to new possibilities in supply chain management. Business-to-business relationships have for a long

  • Let cooler heads prevail

    March 1, 2000 by Lou Smyrlis

    As trucker frustration over steeply rising diesel prices reaches the boiling point, it’s important for the industry to ensure common sense doesn’t become one of the first things to evaporate. Yet that is exactly what seems to be happening as

  • First Thing’s First

    March 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    Before advanced supply chain planning and execution applications can work their magic, a solid foundation of data collection and transmission hardware must be in place There’s a popular saying in information technology circles: garbage in, garbage out. What it means

  • News – 01-FEB-00

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    air/express… Royal Jordanian Airlines has launched a bi-weekly air cargo service at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport. Royal Jordanian chose Montreal as a link between North America and Europe. The service also makes stops in Dublin, Maastricht, Amman, and Istanbul… New Jersey-based

  • Distribution Executive of the Year Selection Criteria

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    1) Innovation in the practice of industrial transportation and physical distribution management; 2) Innovation in technology and technological applications in industrial transportation and physical distribution management; 3) Contribution to industrial transportation and physical distribution through developing new concepts, problem-solving techniques

  • People in the News (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    Fritz Companies has named Roger Gervais executive vice president, North American operations. In addition, Richard Gervais has been named manager director, Canada, for Fritz Starber in Montreal… Mississauga, Ont.-based In Transit Personnel Inc. has appointed Michael Humphreys to the position

  • The Negotiator

    February 1, 2000 by Paul Briggs

    CITA DISTRIBUTION EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR Jack McMunn has an approach to business that may well be derived from his skill as a master mason: Do your homework, build from the ground up, and take it step by step. Whether

  • Facts or rhetoric?

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    In these past few months there’s been a change in tone in the statements made by trucking industry groups. The Canadian Trucking Alliance, and provincial organizations like the Ontario and B.C. trucking associations, are more blunt when speaking on record

  • The Mood of the Shipper

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    What are the service issues that keep you awake at night? Just how satisfied are you with your carriers, in all modes? And, while we’re asking, are your transportation costs in line with other shippers in similar industries across the