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  • TransForce acquires Canadian Freightways and certain affiliates

    January 30, 2004 by Canadian Shipper

    TransForce Income Fund announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Canadian Freightways and certain of its affiliates (CF) for CDN $72.7 million including transaction costs plus theassumption of loans and credit facilities of approximately

  • Hercules to purchase Clipper LTL division

    December 3, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Hercules Forwarding Inc. has entered into an agreement with Clipper Group to purchase their Less than Truckload (LTL) unit. This does not include their Brokerage, Logistics or Intermodal units. This transaction is expected to close on December 31st, 2003, with

  • Panalpina selets North America Regional HQ

    October 20, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Global Transportation and Logistics provider Panalpina has selected Foster City, Calif., as the site for its new North America Regional Headquarters. The company is planning to occupy the new office space in the Foster City Metro Center Tower by the

  • TransForce acquires Canadian Freightways

    August 26, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    TransForce has closed a deal to acquire Canadian Freightways from its beleaguered parent company, Consolidated Freightways. The acquisition will cost TransForce $69.6 million as well as the assumption of loans and credits of about $15 million. It’s expected the acquisition

  • Purolator Trade Solutions now operational

    August 26, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Purolator Courier Ltd. of Mississauga and PBB Global Logistics (PBB) of Fort Erie, Ontario report that Purolator Trade Solutions Ltd. (PTS) – the joint venture announced in May of this year- is now operational. Purolator customers will begin receiving the

  • A.N. Deringer announces new member of management team (August 08, 2003)

    August 8, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    International logistics services provider A.N. Deringer, Inc., has appointed Amy Magnus to District Manager. Magnus is to play an instrumental role in the strategic planning, development, and operational execution for Deringer’s US/Canada border operations. She will also take on the

  • Canadian Freightways to be sold at auction on August 25

    August 6, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Consolidated Freightways Corporation (CF) plans to sell the operations of Canadian Freightways and its subsidiaries (CFL) at auction to the highest bidder on August 25, 2003. CFL is financially and operationally independent from its parent company, CF, and is not

  • Vitran reports 30% increase in net income

    August 1, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Vitran Corporation Inc. reported a 30 percent year-over-year rise in net income to $3.8 million for the second quarter on revenues of of $116.4 million. Diluted share value was 0.38 ($0.40 per basic share). ‘The 2003 second quarter marks the

  • Schneider joins Partners in Protection program

    July 23, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Schneider National Inc., is now part of the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) Partners in Protection (PIP) program. The CCRA developed PIP to foster government and private industry cooperation in increasing border security. It promotes awareness and the confidential

  • ***SPECIAL: Inside MSM Transportation

    June 6, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Bringing together the best from the carrier and broker side of the business, MSM Managing Partner Mike McCarron outlines his plans for future growth and diversification. CT&L: Last summer MSM’s score for customer service surpassed that of all other carriers

  • All Con-Way companies awarded certification for ISO 9001 and 14001 (May 29, 2003)

    May 29, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Con-Way Transportation Services announced yesterday that all seven of its operating units in North America have achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications. The certifications apply to the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL), emergency/expedite shipping, logistics and warehousing, air freight forwarding, truckload

  • All Con-Way companies awarded certification for ISO 9001 and 14001 (May 29, 2003)

    May 29, 2003 by Canadian Shipper

    Con-Way Transportation Services announced yesterday that all seven of its operating units in North America have achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications. The certifications apply to the company’s less-than-truckload (LTL), emergency/expedite shipping, logistics and warehousing, air freight forwarding, truckload