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  • Some of our highways were not designed for trucks, according to U of NB study

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A University of New Brunswick study suggests some North American highways were never properly designed for commercial trucks. It indicates that many older roads were made for smaller automobile traffic and as a result transport trucks might be constantly pushed

  • Nav Canada plans major investment projects

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Nav will invest $115 million in improved safety, service and technology in the current fiscal year, adding to the $500 million already invested in Canada’s Air Navigation Service since November 1996. A significant portion of this investment will be focused

  • U.S. Postal Service may end Saturday delivery

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The U.S. Postal Service, faced with projected losses, rising costs and a slowing business, says it will study cutting back to a five-day week that would eliminate its Saturday delivery. The agency will also examine cost-saving initiatives by consolidating facilities

  • Eva Air Cargo expands to Canada

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    EVA Air Cargo has expanded service to Canada, starting twice-weekly freighter services to Toronto. The new service extends the link between Taiwan and New York, traditionally one of the carrier’s top global cargo routes. Routing for the carrier’s new Wednesday

  • FedEx offers InSight

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    FedEx Corp. has inroduced FedEx InSight(SM), a new Web-based application that broadens the amount of real-time status information on inbound, outbound or third-party shipments — without having to enter a package-tracking number. The application will offer an enhanced level of

  • TCT Logistics partners with Parmalat Canada Inc.

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian transportation and logistics company TCT Logistics Inc., has announced a five-year agreement with Parmalat Canada Inc., to provide warehousing and distribution services for the company’s Southern Ontario fluid milk operations. TCT will operate a 56,000 square foot facility on

  • What recession? Most economic sectors post modest gains in January

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Never mind all the economic doom and gloom in the media, the Canadian economy is still chugging along with enough strength to ward off recession. Gross domestic product rose 0.3% in January, the same pace as in December. Most sectors

  • Wisconsin Central stockholders approve merger agreement with CN

    April 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Wisconsin Central Transportation Corporation stockholders have approved the agreement and plan of merger by and between WCTC and a subsidiary of Canadian National Railway Company. Approximately 79% of WCTC’s 46.4 million shares outstanding were voted on the proposal, of which

  • Zim Israel moves North American Headquarters to Norfolk, Va.

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The North American headquarters of Zim Israel Navigation Co. Ltd., the world’s ninth largest shipping company, will be moving to Norfolk from New York. Zim-American Israeli Shipping Co. Inc. will be relocating from the 16th floor of the World Trade

  • Carriers launch new Europe Southwest Asia service

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Cosco Container Lines, Evergreen Marine Corporation, K Line and the Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC) are launching a new liner service between Northern Europe and Southwest Asia. The new liner service, branded the ISC Europe Express Service (IEX), began

  • Canadian National Presents Safe Handling Awards to Shippers

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian National has awarded 83 industrial facilities Safe Handling Awards for 2000. Forty-nine of these facilities are located in Canada and 34 in the United States. First introduced in 1992, the Safe Handling Awards are presented each year to CN

  • PBB team member honored for export excellence

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    John Ferguson, Director of Marketing, PBB Global Logistics, is the recipient of a Central Ontario Global Traders Award, honoring the province’s leading export-related companies. “Receiving this award is the direct result of the success of PBB’s customers and partners who