Canadian Shipper


  • 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

  • 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

  • A harbinger?

    February 1, 2000 by paul briggs

    The months that closed out 1999 may well be remembered in transportation circles as a turning point in the history of Canada’s transportation tradition. Two national heavyweights – Canadian National and Air Canada – were involved in deals that may

  • Record volumes reported by ports for 1999

    February 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada’s Big Three container ports in Vancouver, Montreal, and Halifax all reported strong growth in container volumes in 1999, as containerization continues to attract a wide variety of new commodities. Vancouver became Canada’s number one container port by volume, surpassing

  • Outlook Ominous?

    February 1, 2000 by Lou Smyrlis

    The economy is booming and freight volumes are at record levels but the industry’s future growth remains hostage to the unrelenting driver shortage. The need to find qualified drivers is the number one operational issue facing fleets as they head

  • Shippers eye CN-BNSF deal with caution

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    December’s announcement by Canadian National and Burlington Northern Sante Fe of their proposed merger gave shipper groups on both sides of the border something to stew over heading into the holiday season. The U.S. National Industrial Transportation League was not

  • Survey of the Canadian Logistics Professional

    January 1, 2000 by Paul Briggs

    The results from the Survey of the Canadian Logistics Professional are a window to the logistics profession, and its growing importance in overall corporate strategy. Many respondents indicated that logistics is now a critical aspect of their business, and their

  • Compensation and Benefits

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    There is a wide range in the ANNUAL BASE SALARY reported by logistics professionals in this survey. At the low end of the spectrum, 13 per cent said they are making under $40,000 while at the upper end, 16 per


    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    At TSI Group, we have seen the logistics profession grow and change over the last decade. The skill sets required by logistics professionals have changed to accommodate the growing supply chain emphasis in business today. What’s more, technology has made

  • Logistics Learning

    January 1, 2000 by p.c. pethick

    Logistics education in Canada has come a long way, but there’s still much room for improvement. Here’s an overview of various programs focusing on logistics at all levels of learning In the minds of many educators, logistics has arrived. Academic

  • Respondent Profile (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    The majority of this sample was composed of males (83 per cent). The average respondent is 44 years of age and has been involved in the logistics industry for 14 years. The majority of those responding to this survey (87

  • forwarding: Eagle Snatches Two Canadian Forwarders

    January 1, 2000 by Canadian Shipper

    Eagle USA Airfreight, Inc., a U.S. domestic heavyweight air forwarder based in Houston, TX, is acquiring two Toronto-based air and sea full service forwarders: Fastair Cargo Systems and Commercial Transport International (Canada) Ltd. Combined, Fastair and CTI have eight locations