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Green Development

  • Feature Environment

    Leaders: Kevin Doherty

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    Committed to sustainable development, Montreal Gateway Terminals (MGT) is a major player in Green Marine, a joint Canada-US initiative aimed at implementing a marine industry environmental program throughout North America. The voluntary program has rapidly gained a reputation for challenging

  • Feature Environment

    Greener is cheaper

    June 1, 2012 by Ken Mark

    Green logistics is quickly moving higher and higher on the agendas of executive board-level meetings. That’s the conclusion of Aaron Baker, the Madison NJ-based director, supply chain development for Damco USA Inc., a pioneer in the field of sustainable supply

  • Old Dominion installs solar panel system on N.C. warehouse

    February 21, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line has installed its first solar panel system on its warehouse in Thomasville. The 7,660-panel, 1.8 megawatt system completely covers the 160,000-sq.-ft. roof and is the third-largest rooftop solar panel project in North Carolina,

  • Sept-Iles becomes first N.A. port with total Green Marine support

    November 22, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    SEPT-ÎLES, Que. — Terminals owned by the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), Cliffs Natural Resources-Eastern Canada, Pointe-Noire division, and Esso have joined the Green Marine environmental program. Aluminerie Alouette is also becoming a member in the “partner” category. The

  • Trucking incentives program gets GrEEEn light to continue

    October 26, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    WINNIPEG, Man. — A Manitoba-based trucking incentive program has been given the “GrEEEn” light to continue. Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation (MIT), together with the University of Manitoba Transport Institute and the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) have reintroduced the GrEEEn (Economically

  • It’s no fad

    October 1, 2011 by Lou Smyrlis

    For five years now, we have been arguing that sustainable transportation and logistics practices had to become the new way forward. We believed that with the transportation sector being the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, it

  • WWL chops CO2 emissions by 21% in 2010

    March 30, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    OSLO, Norway — Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics cut its CO2 emissions by 21% last year, compared to 2009.  The company attributed the change to increased fleet optimization and utilization. The company also reported results of its low-sulphur fuel policy, which has allowed