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  • Further expansion for FedEx in China

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Federal Express (FedEx) will expand its services to 100 more Chinese cities over the next five years, says the company’s vice president of China & Mid Pacific Region, Eddy Chan. FedEx made its debut in China in 1984, and now

  • Air Canada Cargo increases cargo capacity to Hong Kong

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Air Canada Cargo now offers increased cargo capacity on the Toronto/Vancouver – Hong Kong route with the introduction of a new B747 Combi service three times per week. AC Cargo now provides alternate B747 Combi and A340 service twice daily

  • Air Canada Cargo flies direct to Melbourne

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective November 30, Air Canada Cargo has a direct service from Toronto to Melbourne via Honolulu. The new same plane service will operate three days a week using a Boeing 767-300 aircraft. As well, AC Cargo now has a new

  • Northwest Cargo closes Indiana freight station

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective immediately, Northwest Airlines Cargo has closed its South Bend (SBN) Indiana freight facility. This station will no longer accept freight for shipment, nor handle freight on incoming flights from other locations. NWA Cargo will, however, continue to accept and

  • Air Canada Cargo boosts services

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Air Canada (AC) Cargo has doubled its cargo capacity on the Toronto Orlando route and has increased capacity between Toronto and Montego Bay, St. Lucia, Kingston, Barbados and Mexico City. In addition, effective with the winter schedule, AC will launch

  • Cabano Kingsway signs new partnership with R&L Carriers

    November 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Cabano Kingsway Transport Inc., a subsidiary of TransForce, has signed a strategic alliance with R & L Carriers that will enable Cabano Kingsway Transport to expand its services and offer deliveries throughout the United States. Alain Bdard, President and Chief

  • 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