Canadian Shipper


  • Industry leading Surface Transportation Summit kicks off Wednesday

    October 14, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.–On October 15, 2014, the Surface Transportation Summit will present shippers, carriers and industry suppliers with thoughtful views and perspectives on the state of surface freight transportation in North America: What are we currently seeing? And what should you

  • Feature Human Resources

    Spreading the wealth

    September 1, 2014 by Lou Smyrlis

    This economic recovery has been referred to as the Great Okay – there is growth but nothing to get overly excited about. For supply chain professionals there is growing job security – daily layoffs and nail-biting uncertainty are thankfully years

  • Shaping the future of transport

    July 1, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    The International Transport Forum Summit, an annual event run by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, was held in late May this year in Leipzig, Germany, and centered on the theme of ‘Transport for a Changing World’. This strategic

  • Supply Chain sector council receives funding for two-year project

    February 21, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.–The Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council has received funding for a two-year project, “Supply Chain Links,” which will result in the creation of both a supply chain skills-assessment and matching tool and 15 or so new occupational standards. The

  • Navigating the New Normal with Workforce Management solutions

    November 27, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    The Canadian transportation and logistics industry is facing a “new normal” economy characterized by uncertainty, slow growth and rapid change. While growth has been picking up, experts caution that overall growth will remain slow until 2020 due to high unemployment

  • Six Canadian trucking companies named Best Fleets to Drive For

    February 7, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Six Canadian trucking companies have made the 2013 list of the top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge. The annual survey and contest, now in its fifth year, identifies

  • Cascade O/Os to walk off job Friday

    February 23, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    EDMONTON, Alta. — Owner/operators for Cascade Carriers have followed through with a threat to walk off the job, filing a strike notice Feb. 21, which will see them parking their trucks at 1 p.m. Friday. The strike will affect 52

  • Complete the 12th Annual Survey of the Logistics Professional

    December 10, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. — The coming year promises to be a particularly challenging one for supply chain managers and their salaries. While the recession is hopefully behind us, companies remain uncertain about the strength of the recovery and are certain to

  • CITT Toronto Area Council announces next Speaker’s Forum

    June 2, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Come learn about the value of women in leadership roles, creating work-life balance while using effective strategies for goal setting and living with passion as the  CITT Toronto Area Council presents The Voice of Women: Leadership Diversity