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  • US Airways announces scale-down

    August 17, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    US Airways Group Inc. has announced that it is restructuring, replacing many of its mainline jets on routes from Charlotte, N.C., and Pittsburgh with 50- to 69-seat regional jets. This news comes less than a month after federal regulators blocked

  • Air Canada going direct to Melbourne, Australia

    August 17, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Air Canada today will be expanding service to its South Pacific network by ntroducing direct service between Toronto and Melbourne, Australia and by increasing capacity on the Vancouver-Honolulu-Sydney route effective November 30, 2001. The airline will operate three times weekly

  • BNSF and NS team up on intermodal service

    August 17, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective immediately, the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) and Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) are now providing a seamless, coast-to-coast intermodal trailer service for time-sensitive premium freight moving between Southern California and Rutherford, Pa., and Croxton, N.J.

  • Sino-Russian train route to start in September

    August 17, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A new train route, connecting Suifenhe in Heilongjiang province in northeastern China and Vladivostok on the east coast of Russia, may become the first international railway line to link Russia with a local Chinese terminal. Vladivostok is also one of

  • J.D. Edwards to buy YOUcentric for CRM

    August 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    J.D. Edwards is buying privately held Customer Relationship Management (CRM) vendor YOUcentric for about $86 million in stock and cash. The move is the latest in a series of purchases and partnerships by J.D. Edwards in the CRM field.In 1998

  • Emery Worldwide continues to operate without disruption

    August 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    CNF Inc, reports that its freight transportation operations continue to operate successfully despite the suspension on Monday of the flight operations of Emery Worldwide Airlines. Using a substitute fleet of contracted airlift from other carriers, Emery Worldwide has been able

  • Norfolk Southern Launches Web-based Car Order System

    August 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Norfolk Southern Corporation has launched an Internet system giving customers the ability to order merchandise carload rail equipment for loading the following week or up to several weeks in advance. eCARS, which is part of Norfolk Southern’s Thoroughbred Information System

  • Dangerous goods regulations made crystal clear, say Feds

    August 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The federal government has released new dangerous goods regulations which it says are clearer and more user-friendly, making them easier to understand. The regulations replace the previous version, enacted in 1985. The main purpose behind the revision, says the federal

  • Canada 3000 seeking damages against former Royal top execs

    August 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada 3000 Inc. is seeking $45 million in damages in a lawsuit against former top executives of Royal Aviation Inc., a Montreal-based airline it took over earlier this year, reports the Canadian Press. The airline filed a statement of claim

  • NAFTA conference planned for transportation professionals

    August 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    In anticipation of the transportation provisions of NAFTA being fully implemented this January, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Free Trade Alliance, in cooperation with Canada, Mexico, and other federal, state, and provincial agencies, will host a NAFTA information

  • Software purchases trimmed but companies still need to take care of business

    August 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Are companies still spending money on Customer Relationship Management (CRM)? It depends on how you define the term, according to technology market analysts AMR Research. "Admittedly, traditional CRM–the internal automation of sales, marketing, and service–will see slower growth this year.

  • Maddocks Systems to release latest version of TruckMate for Windows

    August 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Transportation industry software provider Maddocks Systems Inc. has announced it will release the newest version of TruckMate for Windows 5.0 (TM4Win) in September. A number of completely new modules, new partner integrations and new features will make Version 5.0 the