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  • FedEx Custom Critical beefs up online shipping services

    August 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    FedEx Custom Critical has enhanced its Web site (www.fedexcustomcritical.com) with a new application that enables customers to view and print out copies of a shipment’s bill of lading, proof of delivery and invoice. The online shipping documents are part of

  • Toronto Port Authority to sue over waterfront property

    August 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Toronto Port Authority has announced plans to sue over 250 hectares of land transferred to the city in the 1990s. This is another potential roadblock to Toronto’s plans for waterfront development, reports The Toronto Star .But port authority president

  • Consolidated Fastfrate buildling new intermodal distribution centre

    August 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Freight forwarder Consolidated Fastfrate, Inc. will construct an advanced warehouse and crossdock freight distribution centre that the company says will further enhance its partnership with the Canadian Pacific Railway. The new facility will lie adjacent to the CPR’s three-year-old Calgary

  • Descartes says it will miss revenue targets, announces layoffs

    August 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Descartes Systems Group Inc. says it is experiencing a dramatic sales slowdown, and warned it would miss sales targets for its second quarter by up to US$8-million, reports the National Post. Descartes’ share price dropped as a result, closing at

  • TransCore and myFreightWorld Enter into Partnership

    August 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Freight exchange TransCore, along with its recent acquisition of DAT Services and Link Logistics, now announces a partnership with myFreightWorld. The move links TransCore’s DAT Services network, a predominantly truckload freight exchange service, with myFreightWorld’s less-than-truckload (LTL) online service. A

  • Emery builds regional logistics hub in Singapore

    August 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Emery Worldwide has broken ground for its Regional Logistics Hub at the newly developed Airport Logistics Park of Singapore (ALPS). The $10.5 (Singapore) million facility is targeted to be completed by the third quarter of 2002 and will feature 17,500

  • DaimlerChrysler and Union Pacific form a company to track vehicle shipments

    August 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Insight Network Logistics, a new company created by DaimlerChrysler Corporation and Union Pacific will use the Internet to track vehicle shipments from assembly plants to dealers in order to substantially reduce the vehicle delivery time of factory-built Chrysler Group products

  • Veredex Logistics Strengthens Partner Program

    August 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Veredex Logistics is expanding its partner initiative, adding online business-to-business freight and logistics services freightquote.com. Freightquote.com will now offer sameday delivery services to its customer base, through a seamless integration with the Veredex Logistics Network. Veredex is targeting four types

  • Air Canada announces fleet reduction and layoffs

    August 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Air Canada will implement an aggressive action plan to further cut costs, generate new revenues and modify business processes in response to the economic downturn and changing market conditions in the airline industry. “While we saw the economic downturn coming

  • P&O Nedlloyd announces Gamex service upgrade

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    P&O Nedlloyd, Hapag Lloyd and Zim Israel Navigation are upgrading their Gamex service to a weekly schedule, commencing mid September 2001. With the addition of a Lisbon eastbound call the port rotation becomes:Malta/Salerno/Genoa/Fos/Barcelona/Lisbon/New York/Savannah/Miami/Houston/Savannah/Lisbon/Malta.

  • BDP International launches “exceptional” on-line tracking system

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Philadelphia-headquartered BDP International will launch an Internet enabled shipment-tracking tool called “BDPTrax” that includes pro-active exception reporting. “This capacity, to push exception information based on a customer’s pre-defined criteria, moves intelligence forward, allowing customers to make informed, supply chain management

  • Merger off for UAL Corporation and US Airways Group

    August 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    UAL Corporation, the company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, and US Airways Group, Inc. have definitively terminated their merger agreement. UAL has agreed to pay the $50 million termination fee provided for in the merger agreement.