Canadian Shipper


News


  • G-Log and BDP team up to bolster cost reductions

    July 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    G-Log, a provider of collaborative logistics management solutions, has entered into a strategic agreement with BDP International (BDP), a global logistics and transportation services company. Under the agreement, BDP will license and implement the comprehensive G-Log logistics platform to advance

  • Lufthansa Cargo offering time-definite product for live animal transport

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Lufthansa Cargo has introduced a new specialised time-definite product for live animal transports. The “Live/td Service Package” can now be booked at all of Lufthansa’s td.stations worldwide. The td.services were introduced in 1998 and were supplemented in 2000 by Service

  • BNSF posts intermodal rates online

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company has posted to the Internet ramp-to-ramp rates for intermodal service in more than 200 of its lanes at http://bnsf.railprices.com. The rates posted on the site are the only domestic and full truckload

  • Clarke Transport awards contract to Trailcon Leasing Inc.

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Clarke Transport of Concord, Ont. has awarded trailer and intermodal company Trailcon Leasing Inc., with a one-year contract. Trailcon’s Preventative Maintenance Program will ensure all A-checks, annual safeties and running repairs are done on Clarke’s 222 pieces of equipment at

  • Railways carry heavy tax load, says report

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Professional services firm KPMG LLP has released an independent report on Canada’s railway industry. The report, commissioned by the Railway Association of Canada, updates industry data on the impact, and consequences, of transportation taxation on Canada’s competitiveness in international markets.

  • CEO of Halifax Port Authority set to retire

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The board of directors of the Halifax Port Authority has announced that David Bellefontaine, president and CEO, will retire at the end of this month. Bellefontaine has served the Port of Halifax for 33 years, in progressive positions, and has

  • Tecsys targets wholesalers with exclusive product suite

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Montreal-based Tecsys Inc., a distribution management solutions provider,is targeting electrical and industrial wholesalers across North America with its distribution, warehouse management, transportation management and e-commerce solution exclusive to this sector. This initiative was launched following the completion of Tecsys’ distribution

  • New management appointments announced at CP Ships

    July 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    CP Ships has announced several new management appointments. Stuart Rattray, formerly Chief Executive Officer of ANZDL, has been appointed Vice President to oversee the ongoing development of CP Ships’ information systems planning and design. He will be based in Tampa,

  • UA/US Airways deal on hold

    July 10, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    United Airlines parents company, UAL Corporation, and the US Airways Group, Inc., may be terminating a proposed merger prior to the August 1 termination date, reports Schednet.com. The development in the United Airlines and US Airways merger comes after the

  • AA Cargo to offer “drive-thru” service

    July 10, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    American Airlines Cargo will be unveiling a new priority parcel shipments service, to be the first drive-thru service for small package shipments offered by a passenger airline in the U.S., reports Schednet.com. There are plans for a new 14,400 square

  • Convergys to provide technical support services for FedEx

    July 10, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Convergys Corporation, an integrated billing and customer care services provider, has signed a three-year contract renewal to provide technical support services for FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. Convergys will provide direct customer support for FedEx platform PCs, software, and printers through

  • PBB launches Internet-based e-Fulfillment solution

    July 10, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    PBB Global Logistics says it has just made on-line ordering and inventory management that much easier with the launch of its latest Internet-based application,e-Fulfillment solutions. This new system promises to benefit a wide variety of on-line businesses and traditional brick