Canadian Shipper

  • CFA adds DC; brokerage division

    December 17, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian Freight Assembly Ltd. has expanded its services with the addition of a distribution centre in Winnipeg and the opening of a U.S. brokerage division. The company, which specializes in expedited distribution of temperature-controlled and dry goods shipments across North

  • CN announces share repurchase program

    October 25, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian National Railway’s board of directors has authorized a bid to purchase for cancellation up to 13 million, or approximately 6.5 per cent, of the approximately 200 million outstanding common shares of the Company not held by its insiders on

  • Richer Systems Group unveils new Enrich Transportation Management System

    October 22, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Richer Systems Group (RSG) has added new capabilities to the Enrich Transportation Management System (TMS) including dispatch, freight billing, driver settlement, and warehouse management through an OEM licensing arrangement with SCORE Corporation of Canton, Michigan. Enrich TMS is a modular

  • Purolator Courier Ltd. launches new U.S. Deferred Service

    October 8, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Purolator Courier has introduced a new and improved U.S. Deferred Service offering ground transport shipping from all points in Canada to all points in the U.S.A. The enhanced service provides Purolator’s customers with more choices when shipping packages to the

  • APL announces fourth Latin American expansion this year

    September 16, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    APL Logistics has established operations in Venezuela through a joint venture with Grupo Hersan, a leading Venezuelan logistics provider. Known as APLL/Hersan de Venezuela, C.A., the new venture is APL Logistics’ fourth Latin American expansion in 2002. Earlier this year,

  • Canadian Freightways not affected by closure of Consolidated Freightways

    September 3, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian Freightways, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, confirmed today that the Canadian managed company and its divisions across Canada and the United States, will not be impacted by the closure of parent company Consolidated Freightways Corp. Consolidated Freightways, headquartered in Vancouver,

  • PBB begins countdown for China: Trade Mission 2002

    July 22, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    PBB Global Logistics is gearing up for its third privately-led delegation China: Trade Mission 2002. The mission provides executives, new business managers and export development professionals seeking to access the Chinese market for the first time or expand their existing

  • Danzas North America Changes Headquarters to Newark, New Jersey

    July 8, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Danzas North America is relocating its corporate headquarters, effective this month, to Newark, N.J. from Darien, CT. The new quarters, located at 33 Washington Street, 14th Floor, will house Executive Management, Legal, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Purchasing, Domestic and Ocean

  • Tittel joins HOT Freight International

    June 11, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    John Tittel, former sales manager at MSM Transportation, has joined HOT Freight of Oakville, Ont., as managing partner. "HOT Freight has enjoyed tremendous growth since our inception in 1998" said company founder Steve Casey. "Our strategy is controlled growth in

  • "K" Line Group to offer combined logistics services

    June 3, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    "K" Line America Inc. is the latest ocean carrier to get into the logistics game with its formation of "K" Line Total Logistics LLC (KLTL). Members of KLTL who will be actively offering logistics services in North America as well

  • Team Worldwide expands into Canada

    May 16, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Texas-based Team Worldwide has formed a Canadian subsidiary as well as a customs brokerage unit. The company opened its Toronto office May 1, and plans to have offices in Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa within the next 12 months. Team’s

  • BDP announces strategic deal with Belgian-based logistics firm

    May 6, 2002 by Canadian Shipper

    Global logistics provider BDP International has established a strategic purchase agreement with T.I. NV (TI), a global logistics and transportation firm with headquarters in Belgium. BDP has taken an equity stake in TI. Further details of the agreement are confidential.