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  • 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

  • Freight forwarder Davies Turner expands in Manchester

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    International freight forwarder, Davies Turner is increasing itswarehousing capacity at Manchester International Freight Terminal(MIFT). The company has taken on a third business unit within the estate,giving it an additional 2,000 sq. m of warehousing. Davies Turner’s combined presence at MIFT

  • FedEx to use Top Image Systems software

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Federal Express Corp will use software from TOP Image Systems Ltd., a digital information recognition and data capture solutions company, to process its international waybills. FedEx will use the TiS automated data collection software at three sites worldwide, including its

  • Negotiations begin on Strategic Highway Infrastructure Program

    April 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Transport Canada has begun negotiations with the provinces and territories on the Strategic Highway Infrastructure Program (SHIP). In the February 2000 Budget Speech, the Government of Canada committed to investing$600 million over four years on highway infrastructure across Canada. “Highway

  • Air New Zealand, Lufthansa launch freighter service

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Air New Zealand Cargo, in conjunction with Lufthansa Cargo, has launched a round the world freighter service. “We have a strong relationship with Lufthansa on the passenger side of the business as partners in the Star Alliance and this new

  • Railway Safety Management Systems now in force

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective March 31, 2001, new Railway Safety Management System Regulations, which will require all federally regulated railway companies to implement safety management systems, came into force across Canada. “Safety management systems will ensure that railway companies integrate safety into their

  • New development program for Port of Le Havre

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Port of Le Havre in France has launched an investment plan totalling some U.S. $686 million over a five-year period, from 2001-2006. The plan is an attempt to respond to robust growth in container traffic that is expected to

  • Canada Maritime to run four new ships in Mediterranean service

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada Maritime has announced a retonnaging program for its Mediterranean service. Starting in early April, Canada Maritime will undertake the following ship replacements: – On Route A, four 1500 TEU ships will replace four 1000 TEU ships.Two will be provided

  • Kuehne & Nagel expands in Asia-Pacific

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Kuehne & Nagel (KN) is opening four new regional offices in the Asia-Pacific Region.Before the end of the year, the Swiss logistics company will be opening new offices in Shenyang, Xian, Chengdu and Chongqing. An office has recently been opened

  • SAP willing to pay $400 million to reach the TopTier

    April 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    German software giant SAP is shelling (U.S.) $400 million for its technology partner TopTier Software, a maker of portal software and integration products, according to AMR Research’s daily report on technology issues. SAP currently uses TopTier as the drag-and-relate technology

  • I.M.P. Group International and Canada 3000 reach agreement on Canjet

    April 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    I.M.P. Group International, Inc., (owners of CANJET), and Canada 3000 Inc., say that they intend to jointly apply to the regulatory authorities for permission to merge their airline interests, effective May 2001. CANADA 3000 INC. is the owner of Canada