Canadian Shipper


  • FMA Supply Chain Executive of the Year: Neil McKenna

    November 6, 2019 by John Tenpenny

    Neil McKenna’s leadership helped establish Canadian Tire’s supply chain in Canada and now his sights are set on an international footprint In the eyes of Neil McKenna, failure is a rite of passage for every leader. People make mistakes. But

  • 2020 Outlook

    November 6, 2019 by Canadian Shipper

    Our industry experts take a look at the year past and the year ahead into the future of transportation in the supply chain in Canada.   TRANSPORT Transport Canada announced ELDs to be required by 2021 By James Menzies Canada’s

  • Ahead of the curve

    November 6, 2019 by Mark Cardwell

    With new fuel regulation standards set to take effect, Canada’s marine industry is ready When Gregg Ruhl joined Algoma Central Corporation as a senior vice president in 2015, management had already made a bold decision to be early adapters of

  • Changing Landscape

    September 6, 2019 by Ian Putzger

    Final-mille delivery is becoming more challenging as consumers’ expectations soar Purolator courier vans, already a ubiquitous sight on Canadian streets, are now in action seven days a week in big cities. Following trials in Vancouver, the company unveiled its ‘QuickShip’

  • Turning the Lights On

    September 6, 2019 by Carroll McCormick

    A growing number of fleets are clearly eager to plug into the growing promise of battery-electric or hydrogen-electric trucks, as manufacturers race to introduce the first such vehicles to North America. Just weeks ago, Penske Truck Leasing and NFI National

  • Auto Pact

    September 6, 2019 by John Tenpenny

    Western port investments promise to ease OEMs pain   Feeling No Pain With the opening of its new Vancouver Automotive Compound, CP is increasing capacity and alleviating congestion Build it and they will come. Scratch that, if there is a

  • The Davos of Transport

    July 10, 2019 by John Tenpenny

    In late May, the International Transport Forum (ITF), a Paris-based intergovernmental organization affiliated with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), hosted its annual summit in Leipzig, Germany. Canadian Shipper was selected as one of a handful of international

  • Port Smart

    July 10, 2019 by John Tenpenny

    The Port of Hamburg is blazing a trail of automation and digital integration   The movement of containers through the modern port relies on cranes and trucks and always has. But the Port of Hamburg has a different look in

  • Technology Tsunami

    July 10, 2019 by Ian Putzger

    A wave of digital disruption is crashing down on freight forwarders and it’s imperative that the industry change its business model Over the past couple of years, venture capital firms around the world have been very active in the freight

  • Middle of the Road

    July 10, 2019 by Mark Cardwell

    Online sales are shifting import flows and shrinking the middle mile for intermodal   Dan Bresolin wasn’t surprised by news from the U.S. Treasury Board in April that “non-store” or online retail sales in the United States in February had

  • Moving Forward

    May 2, 2019 by John Tenpenny

    Former Montreal Canadien Mathieu Darche has made a seamless transition from the ice to the boardroom as he enjoys his second career with international freight forwarder Delmar Having an MBA is a prized commodity, granting the holder instant credibility in

  • Shifting Sands

    May 2, 2019 by Ian Putzger

    Technology helps level the playing field by making it easier for small freight forwarders to handle larger volumes of traffic and the associated document work. Eyebrows went up and chins wagged in February upon the news that Flexport, a technology-based