Canadian Shipper


  • Transforce concludes acquisition of Daily Motor Freight Inc.

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Saint-Laurent, Que.-based TransForce has now concluded its previously announced acquisition of the majority of the assets of Daily Motor Freight Inc. a subsidiary of TCT Logistics Inc. The new company will operate under the corporate name of Daily Transport Inc.

  • UPS announces new subsidiary

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    UPS has formed a new subsidiary, UPS Consulting, that will offer clients supply chain management strategies that more closely align business goals with operational capabilities. UPS says the new subsidiary furthers UPS’s strategy of enabling global commerce by expanding UPS

  • UPS announces 2002 rate increases

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    UPS is implemented rate increases, which it says will be in line with changes it has implemented during each of the past several years. The rate change will take effect Jan. 7, 2002, which is one month earlier than in

  • Airbus and Emirates create company

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    European aircraft manufacturer Airbus says it has signed an agreement with Dubai-based Emirates airlines to set up a joint venture specializing in aviation services, such as airline consultancy and trading in used aircraft. Airbus and Emirates will each own 50

  • Railway Association of Canada elects new Board of Directors

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    At the Railway Association of Canada’s recent annual general meeting in Calgary, Robert J. Ritchie, President and chief executive officer of Canadian Pacific Railway, was elected Chairman of the Railway Association of Canada. Paul M. Tellier, president and chief executive

  • GATX rail promotions support local focus on Canadian customers

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    GATX Rail Canada has strengthened its management team with the promotion of James V. Pasquini to vice president, fleet management and sales administration, GATX Rail Canada, and with the promotion of Richard A. Podsiadlo to vice president, sales- GATX Rail

  • China to open up rail to foreign investment

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    China’s Ministry of Railways says the country’s domestic railway cargo transportation sector will be opening up, on a gradual basis, to foreign investors, reports the China Daily. The plan is in line with China’s promise to open up its markets

  • Air New Zealand hikes cargo rates

    November 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective immediately, Air New Zealand Cargo has increased its maximum cargo rates by ten per cent for carriage from New Zealand to the USA, Canada, UK, Europe and the Pacific. A proposed ten per cent hike for carriage from New

  • CAPS Logistics announces series of free online seminars

    November 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    With the goal of bringing sound business practices and cutting edge technology together, CAPS Logistics is conducting the first in a series of free online seminars on November 6th. The first seminar will focus on MOMENTUM, CAPS’ new integrated logistics

  • New standard WMS RFI for software selection now available

    November 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Industrial Data & Information, Inc. has released version 5 of its Standard Version Warehouse Management System RFI. For those wanting more detail in their RFIs or RFPs. IDII is providing the tools to educate buyers on what WMS & TMS

  • Customs seminar coming up for BC shippers

    November 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada Customs Revenue Agency is holding a customs information day for importers and exporters on Monday, November 19, 2001. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Best Western Richmond Hotel & Convention Centre, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, British Columbia For more

  • FAA Proposes collision avoidance systems for cargo aircraft

    November 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed that cargo airlines install electronic collision avoidance systems that would reduce the risk of mid-air collisions. The FAA proposes to use aircraft weight and performance, rather than passenger-seating configuration, to determine which