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  • PBB Global Logistics opens Beijing office

    June 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    PBB Global Logistics has opened a Beijing office to meet growing demand from North American companies wanting to access the Asian market. The office also provides local business development services to Chinese traders and works with local agents and partners.

  • Executive Changes at CPR

    June 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Hugh MacDiarmid, Canadian Pacific Railway’s Executive Vice-President, Commercial, will be leaving the company at the end of June. “Hugh made the decision to leave prior to CPR completing the spin-out program from Canadian Pacific Limited. He will be pursuing another

  • OTA ponders gridlock relief

    June 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    According to David Bradley, president of the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA), gridlock is costing all Canadians billions of dollars a year. “An efficient and viable transportation system is integral to the social, economic and environmental health of all Ontario communities,”

  • New surveillance system to reduce container loss

    June 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A new surveillance system, called Active Operator Guidance, is being developed by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), to help ship masters avoid the loss of containers. The system uses data on ship motions and wave loads predicted by the analysis tool

  • J.D. Edwards & Company, IBM to jointly develop and market specialized eServer and software

    June 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    J.D. Edwards & Company and IBM have announced plans to develop and jointly market a specialized IBM eServer designed to run J.D. Edwards’ collaborative commerce software for small to medium businesses. Optimized for J.D. Edwards’ OneWorld collaborative commerce and supply

  • Oracle introduces Procure-to-Pay in 30 Days

    June 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    E-business software provide Oracle Corp. has introduced Procure-to-Pay in 30Days, solutions designed to streamline the entire procurement process in 30 days or less. Procure-to-Pay in 30 Days is scheduled to be available in July, and encompasses the full range of

  • DCL adds Marseilles service

    June 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Direct Container Line (DCL) is launching a new consolidation service to the port of Marseilles in France later this month. The new weekly service is the first direct consolidation service offered from the US to Marseilles, with a transit time

  • Government to invest in initiatives to make transportation cleaner

    June 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Government of Canada will be investing more than $109 million in initiatives focussed on urban transportation, fuel-cell technology, increasing fuel efficiency and marketing low-emission vehicles. David Collenette, Minister of Transport, David Anderson, Minister of the Environment, and, Ralph Goodale,

  • Feds to develop Canada Airports Act

    June 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Government of Canada intends to develop a Canada Airports Act and undertake a review of the current rent policy for leased airports in the National Airports System (NAS). “Airports provide an essential public service and it is in the

  • Integrated Barcoding Systems Introduces QuikTrac 4.5

    June 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Data collection technology and services provider, Integrated Barcoding Systems, has relased QuikTrac 4.5. The new screen integration tool allows users to extend their ERP/MRP system out to the warehouse or shop floor without any modifications to their existing host code

  • SafeTzone and i-Ray partner for Rollout of Real-Time People Location Technology

    June 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    SafeTzone Technologies Corporation, provider of systems for real-time location of individuals in family destination environments, has signed a Channel Partner and Reseller Agreement with i-Ray Technologies Incorporated. The agreement cements the strategic partnering between the companies for the rollout of

  • Cargo condition database opens on the web

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    There is a new database on the internet for shippers that catalogues data on temperatures, trauma and other conditions found within containers during voyages, reports The Marine Container Measurement Database of Transport Conditions is the brainchild of the NYK