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    AIR CARGO CARRIERS-Focus and flexibility

    March 7, 2016 by by Ian Putzger

    Airline cargo executives could have hardly asked for a better start to 2015. The ongoing labour dispute at US West Coast ports ensnared vessels and cargo, prompting shippers and their agents to take increasingly desperate efforts to untangle their shipments

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    Shipping Together

    March 7, 2016 by By Carroll McCormick

    Two provincial liquor boards join forces to move low-volume products By combining low-volume orders from certain European countries with the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ), the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has mixed up a winning combination: lower

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    Truly visible

    March 7, 2016 by Canadian Shipper

    Big data’s many uses in supply chain True supply chain visibility may finally be within reach for those organisations able to exploit Big Data, according to the authors of a recent white paper on big data by Transport Intelligence and oTMS.

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    All hands on deck

    March 7, 2016 by Leo Ryan

    Canadian port executives measure challenges of global changes The 18 member ports of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) handled more than 310 million tonnes of cargo in 2014, with Vancouver and Montreal, the two largest, handling record volumes.

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    Dollars for Docks

    March 7, 2016 by Carroll McCormick

    Port financing in Canada is a choppy sea Raising funds for port infrastructure projects in Canada is sometimes rather like crowdsourcing: generate interest, put out a call for money and hope for contributions. Multiple sources for funding infrastructure development is

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    The Goalkeeper

    March 7, 2016 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Meeting the goals of safety, sustainability and transparency is the focus of craig olley and his dedicated supply chain team at Teck Coal Ltd. The winner of this year’s Freight Management Association of Canada’s Supply Chain Executive of the Year

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    Capacity boost: East Coast ports pursue infrastructure projects

    March 7, 2016 by Leo Ryan

    At various East Coast ports in recent months, infrastructure projects – either ongoing, planned or proposed – have commanded much attention. Some materialized during the run-up before the October 19 federal election as the outgoing Conservative government, through such vehicles

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    Pushing East

    March 7, 2016 by Ian Putzger

    Air Canada is pushing further east. The beginning of November marks the start of new services from Toronto to Dubai and Delhi. Flights to the Indian capital were scheduled to commence on November 1, followed by the launch of the

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    Fast Forward event examines future of trucking

    March 7, 2016 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    The CITT’s Toronto Area Council hosted an exclusive speaker event on September with a presentation about where the trucking industry is heading. ‘Fast Forward: An Inside Look at the Future of Trucking’, examined the future of trucking and the use of that

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    When less is more

    March 7, 2016 by Lou Smyrlis

    How a shorter work week could improve your office workers’ productivity If you’ve recently taken a three-day weekend and returned to work feeling more refreshed because of it, take the next step and ask yourself this question: Why are three-day

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    A feature it’s always a pleasure to write

    March 7, 2016 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Each year, Canadian Shipper is proud to be the media outlet profiling the Freight Management Association of Canada’s Supply Chain Executive of the Year. This year’s winner is Craig Olley, Director Logistics, with Teck Coal Limited. Teck is the world’s

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    Welcome to The Coaching Corner

    March 2, 2016 by By Carolina Billings, CPCC, CHRL, MA-IS

    Wondering how to ask for a raise? How to move up the corporate ladder? How to manage difficulties or difficult people, provide strong leadership or work effectively under pressure? Perhaps you’re in charge of a team that is not working