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Transportation & Logistics


    February 1, 2001 by Nicolette Beharie

    Since surfacing a few years ago as part of the first wave of mania to wash over North American business, online recruiting sites have placed their emphasis on volume. Sites such as and have tried to outdo

  • Skills and Attributes Required to Succeed in Logistics

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Skills & Attributes % of survey respondents Communication skills 95% Showing initiative/taking responsibility 93% Flexibility 92% Teamwork skills 90% Analytical thinking 90% Source: Survey of the Logistics Professional, CT&L and TSI, January 2001 Employers’ emphasis on soft skills, such as

  • Managing by EXCEPTION

    February 1, 2001 by Allen Jones

    Lift the hood of today’s real-time supply chain management and fulfilment software and what do you find? It’s a very sophisticated planning engine. It has the horsepower to track a series of scheduled events – actually many series of scheduled


    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    UPS has started the new year on an aggressive growth spurt, announcing plans to buy a major freight forwarder, merge with a finacial services provider, invest in new freighters and an online venture as well as offer direct cargo flights

  • What’s in store for trucking?

    February 1, 2001 by David Bradley

    Prime minister Jean Chretien is laying out the agenda for his next term in office. According to some political observers, the lack of any overriding themes or announcements during the federal election means that the prime minister has a blank


    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., plans to acquire the A380-800F, a new high-capacity, long-range aircraft from Airbus Industrie. FedEx Express will take delivery of 10 of the aircraft beginning in 2008 with an aim to provide service capabilities

  • Digital marketplaces: Where to from here?

    February 1, 2001 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    While digital marketplaces have so far sought to make their money by imposing transaction fees, in future the focus will shift to new forms of revenue generation, according to Michael Elling, a principal with KPMG Consulting and the keynote speaker

  • BTS Indicators Report shows drop in transportation profits

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    In its latest monthly Transportation Indicators report, The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) shows that transportation industry profits across all modes declined 13 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter of 2000. In the


    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    As one of the regular readers of your esteemed magazine that comes to our college bookshelf, we appreciate that articles in your magazine support our events and learning about the industry. The students do some assignments based on these industry

  • News (February 01, 2001)

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Technology… Symbol has been selected to the Forbes magazine’s elite Platinum 400, which lists the 400 best big companies in America. Forbes has named a Platinum 400 for three straight years and Symbol has earned a place on the list

  • Lykes Lines launches weekly Asia-Mediterranean service

    January 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Lykes Lines is launching a weekly service between Asia and the Mediterranean from early March. The company says the service will offer competitive transit times, including just 18 days from Singapore to Barcelona, and only 19 days from Genoa to

  • Canada 3000 prepares to acquire Royal Airlines

    January 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada 3000 Inc. and Royal Aviation Inc. have announced an agreement whereby Canada 3000 will offer to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Royal. The combined company will be Canada’s second largest passenger and cargo airline, with annual revenues