Canadian Shipper

  • NLI International going “above and beyond” with their direct to home delivery programs

    September 11, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MISSISSAUGA – NLI International, a newly formed provider of direct to home delivery solutions for high end furniture, electronics and appliances purchased online, has taken a critical step in its development with the official opening of its Mississauga, Ont. distribution

  • PIT receives government funding for engine programming project

    August 28, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MONTREAL, Que.–FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced that it has received funding from the Quebec government to initiate a commercial vehicle engine programming project to reduce

  • Ryder website makes commercial truck rental easier, company says

    August 28, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MIAMI, Fla.–Ryder System, Inc. has launched the all new Ryder Rental Reservation Website to help commercial customers in the U.S. and Canada simplify the management of their truck rental needs. On the new website at, customers can quickly and

  • US FedEx drivers ruled employees

    August 27, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    Oakland, Calif. — Over two thousand FedEx drivers in California can now consider themselves employees and not contractors—at least for the time being. The change in status comes about after a court ruling on a case known as Alexander v.

  • IBC says cargo theft reporting program pays dividends

    July 15, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont.–After a recent police raid, Insurance Bureau of Canada’s (IBC’s) cargo theft reporting program helped police to identify the owners of approximately $1.4 million in stolen property – the result of 15 separate cargo load thefts over the past

  • Conference links up data and economic outlooks

    July 11, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    BRAMPTON, Ont.–Before adjourning to a rain-drenched golf course, the speakers at the 2014 Link Conference and Golf Tournament all hit holes-in-one with their presentations. The event which was held at Lionhead Golf and Country Club in Brampton, Ontario, was TransCore

  • TT Club Warns of cyber crime risks

    June 30, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    LONDON, U.K.–Speaking at TOC Europe’s Container Supply Chain Conference in London, freight insurance specialist TT Club’s Mike Yarwood has warned of the increasing dangers posed by ‘cyber-criminals’ targeting carriers, ports, terminals and other transport operators. Examples of computer hacking affecting

  • Nacora Canada welcomes Dianna Fioravanti as new CEO & Managing Director

    June 27, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont.–Nacora Insurance Brokers, a division of Kuehne + Nagel Ltd., announced that David Schleifer will be retiring and welcomes Dianna Fioravanti as the organizations new CEO & Managing Director. Dianna is a dynamic leader bringing a wealth of experience, knowledge and proven business

  • The economy in 2015: What trends will impact your business?

    June 25, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont.–How will the countervailing economic forces play out over the next 12 months and how should that shape your business decisions heading into 2015? At the next Surface Transportation Summit, scheduled for October 15th at the Mississauga Convention Centre

  • US supply chain and logistics industry on slow rebound led by rail and trucking: report

    June 17, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    LOMBARD, Ill.–The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual “State of Logistics Report,presented by Penske Logistics, at a press conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The report reveals that total U.S. business

  • Seven Key Things to Consider when Outsourcing Customs Processing

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MISSISSUAGA, Ont.– Portway International, a global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider specializing in the logistics and customs brokerage industries, has released a whitepaper entitled, “Seven Key Things to Consider when Outsourcing Customs Processing.” The paper, written by Jonathan Robinson, president

  • TT Club highlights preventible accidents in ports, handling facilities

    June 12, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    JAKARTA, Ind.–In a speech given yesterday at the ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference in Jakarta, Phillip Emmanuel, Regional Director Asia-Pacific of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club, called for operators to do more to minimise preventable accidents that result