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  • Boeing announces new concepts for air traffic management

    June 20, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Boeing Company has a proposal to bring fundamental change to air traffic systems that increasingly are overwhelmed by sheer numbers of flights and weather disruptions.The proposal initially focuses on the U.S. air traffic system but will incorporate requirements for

  • Airbus announces deal with ILFC, wins Air Transport award

    June 20, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    New aircraft leasing company International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) has signed a contract at for the purchase of 111 Airbus aircraft, including five A380-800s and five A380-800F freighters, 21 A330 aircraft and 80 A320 Family aircraft. ILFC’s order for A330

  • Unite Customs as a single Can-Am group: ex-PM

    June 20, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney says it’s time to consider a Canada-U.S. customs union as the next big step in free trade between the two countries. The cost saving would be substantial says the ex-PM. He explains that the price

  • GloMap on the right track

    June 19, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Hamburg, Germany-based company GloMaP.com is expanding after launching an internet-based marketplace and shipping platform for international sea trading this June, reports Schednet.com. The company is now looking to expand its sphere of influence, after more than 5,000 customers from more

  • Ex-Canadian Customs Official joins ViaSafe E-Global Logistics

    June 19, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Oryst Dydynsky, having recently completed a 30-year career with the Canada Customs & Revenue Agency (CCRA), has joined ViaSafe where he will assume the role of President, International Trade Services. Dydynsky will be responsible for ViaSafe’s consulting practice for international

  • Eurogate Container Terminals achieve record in container handling and results

    June 18, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    With 7.66 million standard containers (TEU) in 2000, German container company EUROGATE and Contship Italia, which is 66.6 percent owned by EUROKAI and 33.4 percent owned by EUROGATE, have recorded an increase in growth of 20.5 percent over 1999, above

  • Panalpina strengthens its global logistics operations

    June 18, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Panalpina Group has signed a long-term supply chain management contract with Vantico, a spin-off founded in June 2000 by the Performance Polymers Division of Ciba Specialty Chemicals. Vantico will operate with Panalpina to reorganize parts of its distribution logistics, optimizing

  • Emery looks at global position

    June 18, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Emery Worldwide has implemented Emcon 2000, a new integrated version of its freight management and tracking system, at its service centres in Germany. Elements of the system have been tested independently over the past few years, and the integrated system

  • CIS seeks to preserve freighter

    June 18, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The European Union is being asked to reconsider its ban on Russian-built IL-76 freighters, which is due to take effect next year, reports Schednet.com The CIS Chapter of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) believes the role the aircraft plays,

  • Cummins says it will meet October 2002 Emissions Requirements

    June 18, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. confirmed that it has received a letter from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice reaffirming the government’s intention to enforce the terms of the consent decrees Cummins and four other

  • PBB Global Logistics opens Beijing office

    June 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    PBB Global Logistics has opened a Beijing office to meet growing demand from North American companies wanting to access the Asian market. The office also provides local business development services to Chinese traders and works with local agents and partners.

  • Executive Changes at CPR

    June 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Hugh MacDiarmid, Canadian Pacific Railway’s Executive Vice-President, Commercial, will be leaving the company at the end of June. “Hugh made the decision to leave prior to CPR completing the spin-out program from Canadian Pacific Limited. He will be pursuing another