Canadian Shipper


  • Leadership Roundtable

    January 14, 2019 by Canadian Shipper

    Being able to attract and keep staff—whether truck drivers, DC workers or increasingly, the skilled IT and analytics experts to manage back end data operations—has become a competitive advantage. No matter which part of the supply chain you’re operating in,

  • Perfect Match

    January 14, 2019 by John Tenpenny

    Fueled by a new partnership, Ashcroft Terminal is looking to extend its international reach. While a marriage of convenience may not be the best way to build a healthy long-term relationship between two people, when it comes to business partnerships,

  • Let’s Do This

    November 12, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    Serge Carestia and his team at The Home Depot Canada have built an award-winning supply chain  through  best in class customer experience. For Serge Carestia and his team at Home Depot Canada it’s all about the flow; not a great

  • Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

    November 12, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    With capacity becoming tight and future growth prediected, the Port of Vancouver has a plan   Ports don’t create trade, they facilitate it. That’s the opinion of Peter Xotta, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s vice president of planning and operations.

  • 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