Canadian Shipper


  • 2019 Supply Chain Outlook

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Shipper

    Shippers and carriers discuss the future of the transportation supply chain   Capacity Crunch: Shipper-carrier cooperation is key to navigating rising rates Canada’s long-awaited electronic logging device (ELD) mandate should differ from the U.S. rule to avoid some of the

  • Breaking the Ice

    September 14, 2018 by Mark Cardwell

    Whatever the reasons for global warming, the reality is that the mountains of ice and snow that once made travel into and across Northern Canada the stuff of lore are fast receding. But does the advent of ice-free waterways and

  • Bigger, Better, Stronger?

    September 14, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    The past few years have seen a wave of consolidation amongst container shippers, reducing their number, while at the same time ocean cargo carriers operating in multiple trade lanes has also dropped. Yet the container industry remains only marginally profitable.

  • Formula for Success

    September 14, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    The man charged with ensuring 10 Formula 1 teams—and all their equipment—arrive in time to compete in 21 races over five continents compares the task to playing Tetris, the addictive puzzle video game from the 1980s. The game was about

  • 2018 Shipper’s Choice Awards

    July 17, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    For 17 years the Shipper’s Choice Awards survey has been setting benchmarks for carrier excellence and shipper’s demands haven’t changed much at all. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Since the Shipper’s Choice Awards were launched

  • Wheat Kings

    July 17, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    With its global footprint, BroadGrain Commodities trades in wholesale grains and foods, moving them around the world with ease. Earlier this year, as Canadian grain farmers were sitting on a record yield of grain, unable to get their product by

  • Shipping in the Cloud

    July 17, 2018 by Ian Putzger

    Industry pioneer eShipper has been ahead of the curve in automating the booking process for it entrepreneurial customer base. Canada Worldwide Services’ expanding customer base is changing, as e-commerce draws in new entrants. “We are serving more and more people

  • Draft Kings

    May 9, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    B.C. entrepreneurs Dan Wainwright and Garett Senez turned their love of craft beer into a thriving business that ships the nectar of the gods around the globe  It all started with some very expensive beer. Three years ago, while visiting

  • Anarchy in the U.K.

    May 9, 2018 by Ken Mark

    The pall being cast by Brexit is putting CETA on the backburner for many Canadian shippers Canada’s triumphant ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union has been pushed aside by trade spats with the

  • Act local, think global

    May 9, 2018 by Eric Berard

    Regina’s Global Transportation Hub is a model of inland port business strategy There are elements that, once put together, become something greater than the sum of their parts. That’s seems to be the case in Regina, Sask., where a series

  • All Access Pass

    March 14, 2018 by Ian Putzger

    Integrators see opportunity in e-commerce logistics while consumers are driving increased use of drop-off locations   In early December, Canada Post sounded the alarm when some of its depots were overwhelmed by parcel traffic, which caused delays. As flows built

  • East Coast Gateways

    March 9, 2018 by Canadian Shipper

    Container growth is spurring investment in Canada’s East Coast ports.   With a new container terminal planned for Contrecoeur, the Port of Montreal is upping its competitive advantage By Mark Cardwell By definition, a port can be one of two