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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

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    Food Safety Audits: the preparatory process

    March 2, 2016 by Canadian Shipper

    A case study In late 2014, Global Distribution & Warehousing, a Mississauga based contract warehouse, decided to become certified through BRC (British Retail Council) under the GFSI quality umbrella. The move was completely proactive, as no existing customer mandated formal

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    A First or last frontier? Weighing the benefits of packaging optimization

    March 2, 2016 by Canadian Shipper

    Jack Ampuja is head of Supply Chain Optimizers, and teaches supply chain management to MBA students at Niagara University, in New York. He has also completed more than 500 packaging-related projects. Speaking at the recent CITT annual conference, Ampuja said

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    The triple bottom line: generating a good sustainability report

    March 2, 2016 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Shippers are under increasing pressure to respond to the climate change challenge – they must understand, monitor and report their supply chain carbon footprint in order to meet their reporting and regulatory obligations. These reporting obligations are ever more stringent,

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    Game up

    March 2, 2016 by Ian Putzger

    Creating visibility all the way the go-to standard Uwe Glaser, chief executive officer of Cargomind, a Vienna-based logistics provider, figures that forwarders will have to up their game to meet clients’ expectations. “I think end-to-end visibility will become standard,” he

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    Simplifying the Seaway

    March 2, 2016 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    St. Lawrence Seaway aims to showcase how it can beat obstacles and save shippers time and money The number of vessels currently in the Great Lakes-Seaway system had exceeded the five-year average at the season’s close just before December 30,

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    Working the system

    March 2, 2016 by Ken Mark

    Forging ahead on the rules of eManifest The bad news for trucking firms bringing goods into Canada is that after January 11, they may face possible AMPS (Administrative Monetary Penalty System) fines and delays unless they have registered for the