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Sustainable Technologies, Products and Systems

  • Apotex Inc. says its products are “safe and effective”; defends Canadian supply chain

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont.–Apotex Inc. learned yesterday of Health Canada’s action to temporarily suspend, as a precautionary measure, the importation of drug products from certain plants in India including two Apotex affiliates, Apotex Pharmachem India Pvt Ltd (APIPL) and Apotex Research Private

  • Health and Safety Association honours Ryder Canada

    September 26, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MIAMI, Fla.—Ryder System, Inc. has received the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) Achievement Award for the second year in a row. This award celebrates safety excellence in the Canadian marketplace. The IHSA monitors the safety records of companies across

  • DHL to launch pilot project for delivery by parcelcopter

    September 26, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    BONN, Germany–DHL Parcel will soon launch a  pilot project on the North Sea island of Juist, delivering medications and other urgently needed goods o the island at certain times of the day by DHL parcelcopter. This research project represents the

  • FedEx Trade Networks touts new environmentally sustainable facility

    September 24, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TONAWANDA, N.Y.– FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of FedEx Corp., announced today the grand opening of its new ‘environmentally-advanced’ 88,000 sq. ft. facility at Riverview Solar Technology Park. The office and distribution facility streamlines the

  • Ryder to sponsor Integrated Delivery Network Summit and Reverse Expo

    September 19, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MIAMI, Fla.–Ryder System, Inc. announced that it will serve as a Gold Sponsor of the 2014 Fall Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) Summit and Reverse Expo September 22-24, 2014, at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Ariz. The Expo provides opportunities for

  • New healthcare industry guideline released on implementing GS1 standards

    September 17, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.–GS1 US has published a guideline that details how to implement GS1 Standards to support the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), and enhance patient safety and security in the pharmaceutical supply chain. The document, titled Applying GS1

  • MARAD releases liquefied natural gas bunkering study

    September 8, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    WASHINGTON, D.C.–. The Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a comprehensive study examining the options for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and the necessary infrastructure, safety, regulatory, and training factors of each in supplying LNG to ships as a propulsion fuel in

  • Canada’s gateway to Asia-Pacific “stronger” with completion of Roberts Bank projects

    September 8, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    LANGLEY, BC.– The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. The RBRC program is a comprehensive package of road

  • Dakota Plains announces oil storage tank expansion project

    September 3, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    WAYZATA, Minn.–Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc. and its Board of Directors and joint venture partner have approved the expansion of oil storage at its Pioneer Terminal in New Town, North Dakota. Construction of a third 90,000 barrel storage tank is set

  • Feature Sustainability

    Staying Competitive

    September 1, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    Throughout ports in eastern Canada, enhancing or increasing infrastructure capacity in order to remain competitive and meet demand represents a vital priority of their commercial strategies. This is coinciding with generally improving global economic trends, both in North America and

  • Feature Sustainability

    Retail revolutions

    September 1, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    Unlike most other carriers that are trying to cope with e-commerce’s impact on their operations, Canada Post is on a mission to transform its corporate business model. To make it happen, it will refocus its efforts to deliver parcels not

  • Canadian ports measure trade and infrastructure challenges at annual AGM

    August 29, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    BELLEDUNE, N.B.–Canadian ports face mounting infrastructure and productivity demands as 21st century free trade deals stimulate increased maritime cargo flows and the trend of vessel gigantism notably by ocean container carriers appears unstoppable. Such a ‘new normal’ outlook dominated discussions