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  • Focus on supply chain innovation study advises faltering manufacturers

    November 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Manufacturers in the US, facing their 15th consecutive monthly drop, are being challenged to improve profitability by focusing more on their channel relationships. Manufacturers can best survive the downturn by concentrating on supply chain innovation and generating greater value from

  • Canada, US need border crisis plan, say truckers

    November 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is urging the federal government to pushthe US administration to develop a joint border crisis management plan to respond to possible future terrorist attacks on the continent. The Alliance says such a plan is necessary

  • TNWA redesigns Trans-Pacific service

    November 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The New World Alliance (TNWA), which consists of APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and MOL, announced it will reshuffle its Trans-Pacific services by combining the Pacific Northwest Express (PNX) service with the East Coast Service (ECS). Additionally, new port calls

  • CP Ships volumes slightly up, profits steady in third quarter

    November 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    CP Ships Limited has announced third quarter operating income of US$ 34 million before exceptional charges, compared with $46 million in the same quarter last year and $39 million and $31 million in the second and first quarters respectively of

  • Norfolk Southern’s Modalgistics launches website

    October 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    MODALGISTICS(SM), a business unit of Norfolk Southern Corporation, has launched its website at http://www.modalgistics.com. MODALGISTICS is a supply chain services group that provides transportation solutions, materials management, network planning and distribution services in a single package, using a range of

  • Norfolk Southern dedicates new intermodal terminal

    October 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Norfolk Southern Railway Company has dedicated the John W. Whitaker intermodal terminal at Austell, Georgia, capping a four-year, $380 million system-wide investment in intermodal transportation infrastructure. The truck-train transfer facility will expedite the movement of containerized freight between North, East,

  • Panalpina expands in Hungary and Czech Republic

    October 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Panalpina Group has extended its global network, setting up national operating organizations in Hungary and the Czech Republic. The two offices – located in Budapest and Prague – offer the complete range of Panalpina services, including customs clearance, to

  • Qantas Freight launches Internet tracking

    October 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Qantas Freight has launched two new internet tracking facilities called “Follow Me Tracking” and “City to City Tracking”. Follow Me Tracking is said to provide shippers with the ability to request regular automatic status updates on their freight shipments, while

  • Schenker-Seino Logistics opens centre in Japan

    October 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Schenker-Seino Logistics, a joint venture between German company Schenker AG and Japanese company Seino Transportation Co. Ltd, has opened a new logistics centre, located near the New Tokyo International Airport. The company says that a wide rage of integrated logistics

  • Reimer Express Lines announces tradeshow manager

    October 30, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Reimer Express Lines Ltd. of Canada has announced that Evans Chan has joinedReimer’s Exhibit Tradeshow Services sales team as tradeshow manager for WesternCanada.Evans is based at Reimer’s Vancouver, British Columbia, facility and is responsiblefor managing existing tradeshow accounts as well

  • Make use of tools to speed border crossings: Livingston CEO

    October 30, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Companies shipping goods across the Canada-U.S. border should use electronic pre-arrival programs to minimize ongoing delays, says Livingston International’s CEO, Peter Luit. “We’re pleased to hear that Canadian Foreign Affairs minister John Manley raised business concerns about delays with U.S.

  • Canada 3000 gets loan guarantee

    October 30, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Government of Canada will provide a loan guarantee of up to $75 million to respond to the cash flow problems being experienced by Canada 3000, Canada’s second largest airline. “The repercussions of September 11 have forced Canada 3000 into