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  • Lufthansa Cargo says 2001 ‘a lost year’ after US attacks

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Andreas Otto, chairman of Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s freight unit Lufthansa Cargo, is calling 2001 “a lost year” as a result of the effects of the US terrorist attacks on its operations. The comments came in an interview with Boersen Zeitung

  • More marine carriers to implement war risk surcharges

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Informal Rate Agreement (IRA) and the Europe/Mediterranean Trade Agreement (EMTA) have joined the growing list of carrier groupings applying war risk surcharges to cover huge insurance premium increases being slapped on vessels passing through the Middle East, reports Schednet.com.

  • Halifax Port Authority forges private sector partnership

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Halifax Port Authority is moving forward with plans to develop its Seawall properties in Halifax’s south end. On September 26, The Board of the HPA selected a private sector group led by Greenwood Lane Inc. as the proponent in

  • Day & Ross moves to new facility

    October 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Day & Ross Inc., a division of the Day & Ross Transportation Group, has relocated its Belleville facility to a 5511 square foot terminal in Kingston, Ont. “The new Kingston terminal will provide improved service to Brockville, Smith Falls, Perth

  • Truckers thank Red Cross, Salvation Army for help during border crisis

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The trucking industry has thanked the Canadian Red Cross and The Salvation Army for delivering food and water to truck drivers as they waited in traffic or were forced to park in truck holding areas while they attempted to cross

  • New railway group wants more competitive rail industry

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A new association of short line and regional railways says it supports reforms to federal transportation law that will make the railway industry more competitive and serve the public interest by moving Canadian goods more effectively and efficiently. The Association

  • Transportation Appeal Tribunal on the way

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Legislation has been introduced in the House of Commons to create the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada (TATC), an independent, quasi-judicial body, staffed with transportation experts, that would act as a review mechanism for administrative and enforcement actions taken under

  • And the winners are.

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Several private fleets are among the winners of the Private Motor Truck Council’s (PMTC) 2001 Vehicle Design Awards competition co-sponsored by 3M Canada. The award winners were announced during PMTC’s annual general meeting and conference held in Mississauga, Ont yesterday.

  • Eaglebrook and Praxair Canada judged safest private fleets in Canada

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Eaglebrook and Praxair Canada have been awarded the Private Motor Truck Council and Zurich Canada Award for Safety Performance. Eaglebrook, which is involved in the chemical business, won the award in the medium-duty fleet category. The 20-tractor, 25-trailer fleet, 3-straight

  • PMTC announces board of directors

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada has announced its incoming board of directors for the coming term during its 24th annual conference held in Toronto yesterday. The officers are as follows: Bruce Richards continues in his role as president.

  • Cargo thieves hit online logistics companies

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is warning of a new cargo theft scam targeting freight brokers. “The bad guys are pulling loads right off the Link,” says Ray Haight, president and chief operating officer of MacKinnon Transport and a board

  • FBI arrest dangerous goods haulers

    September 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Ten people have been arrested by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for fraudulently obtaining commercial trucking licenses to haul dangerous goods. Although the arrests carried out in Seattle, Detroit and Kansas City have not been linked to any