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  • Air Foyle and HeavyLift Cargo in joint venture

    October 29, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Air Foyle and HeavyLift Cargo Airlines have formally signed the legal documentation to create a joint venture between their two companies. This new corporate entity, referred to as Air Foyle HeayLift Limited, unites the two heavyweight and outsized cargo specialists

  • Danzas accepted under phase one of Cargo 2000

    October 29, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Logistics solutions provider Danzas has been accredited under phase one of the Cargo 2000 initiative, which is designed to strengthen the processes of the air cargo industry. Phase one of this project focuses on the transit of goods from one

  • Accenture announces prototype for package delivery industry

    October 29, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Accenture has announced the development of its first application prototype based on Microsoft .NET My Services, formerly codenamed “Hailstorm.” Designed to assess how emerging technologies will impact the package delivery industry, Accenture’s Dynamic Delivery prototype utilizes many of NET My

  • NorthAmerican Logistics appoints new VP of sales and marketing

    October 29, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Allied Worldwide, the largest relocation and logistics corporation in North America, has appointed of Jack Griffin as executive vice president of sales and marketing for the company’s northAmerican Logistics division. Griffin provides 20 years of sales and marketing management experience,

  • GeoLogistics Canada continues role in Olympic Games

    October 29, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    GeoLogistics Canada was named by the Canadian Olympic Association as its official freight forwarder and customs broker for all games up to and including the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The announcement continues GeoLogistics’ long relationship with the Canadian

  • Dangerous goods haulers: expect the FMCSA at your door

    October 29, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    As a result of the increased concern about the movement of dangerous goods both in Canada and the US due to the ongoing terrorist threat, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been mandated to visit as many carriers

  • Emirates uplifts record shipment

    October 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Emirates Airlines says it has recorded the largest single shipment ever to have been booked through SkyChain, the airline’s internet-based cargo management system. The shipment, which comprised 816 pieces and weighed a total of 29.5 tons, was flown from Dubai

  • Fedex guarantees express services, halts extra hours

    October 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective Nov. 23, Memphis-based FedEx Express will discontinue, in a cost-cutting move, its FedEx Extra Hours service, a specialized offering that extended pickup times by up to three hours for major-markets or large customers. Manufacturing, high-tech and publishing companies, among

  • OTA closer to getting Michigan triaxles

    October 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) appeared before the Michigan House of Representatives Transportation Committee in support of House Bill 5205, sponsored by Representative Jud Gilbert. The bill would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code to allow for the operation of semi-trailers

  • Proposed truck tunnel connecting Detroit and Windsor not pie-in-the-sky

    October 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A proposed truck tunnel connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, would help speed the movement of freight at the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing, the Toronto-based planners of the tunnel claim. Under the proposal, the Detroit River Rail Tunnel, a 100-year-old cargo

  • Hub Group names names new vice president and CIO

    October 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Hub Group, Inc. a non-asset based freight transportation management company, has appointmented Dennis R . Polsen as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Polsen has been part of the senior I.T. management team of Hub GroupSince April, 2000. Prior to

  • Founder of Call-Net joins Paradigm’s advisory board

    October 25, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Toronto-headquartered Paradigm Advanced Technologies, Inc. has announced that Mike Kedar, President and CEO of Mobilexchange Ltd., a company currently involved in the wireless Internet sector, has joined its Advisory Board. Kedar is a pioneer in the telecommunications industry, having founded