Canadian Shipper


  • 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

  • Block Party

    March 5, 2018 by Carolyn Gruske

    With heavyweights like IBM and Maersk jumping on board, blockchain technology is set to revolutionize the supply chain Blockchain. It’s the latest high-tech buzzword to find its way into the realm of the supply chain, but it’s a technology and

  • Bridging the Gaps

    January 23, 2018 by John Tenpenny

    Count Daniel Genest among those who believe catastrophes come in threes. In his role as director, coordination for Signature on the Saint Lawrence (SSL), the consortium building the $2.15 billion new Champlain Bridge in Montreal, Genest has been intimately involved

  • Best Before

    January 23, 2018 by Ken Mark

    Many executives today believe that the digital economy—buying and selling online—will destroy conventional retail. They fear that the devastation hammering department stores and shopping malls will also wipe out supermarkets and other grocery retailers. However, the food sector’s saving grace