Canadian Shipper


  • 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

  • Coming Up Short

    January 23, 2018 by Carroll McCormick

    How many railway companies operate in Canada? Hint: more than four. In fact, depending on the year, there are around 60 railway companies in Canada, most of which are small, privately owned railways called short lines. There is the 132.5-mile

  • K + N unveils new pharma facility

    November 17, 2017 by John Tenpenny

    While it may have taken less than a year to go from ground-breaking ceremony to hitting the ground running, for the full story behind Kuehne + Nagel Canada’s recently opened pharmaceutical/healthcare logistics facility in Mississauga’s Pill Hill, you have to

  • China’s New Silk Road

    November 13, 2017 by Ken Mark

    China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR), also referred to as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has a head-turning list of projects involving more than 60 countries and an eye-popping, estimated budget exceeding U.S.$1 trillion. Its goal is to redraw

  • The Heart of the Matter

    November 13, 2017 by John Tenpenny

    Sometimes a shipment requires more than some bubble wrap and a ‘fragile’ sticker. In the case of a blue whale heart shipped by the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) to Germany—and back— for preservation so it could be displayed to the

  • Supply Chain to the Max

    November 13, 2017 by John Tenpenny

    Supply Chain Executive of the Year Martial Hamel leads a team at the forefront of Sanimax’s environmental mission. At some companies supply chain is an afterthought, left off the agenda at executive meetings and shuffled off to side, left to