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Students design autonomous containers to disrupt sea freight of aquaculture products

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:04

Oslo, Norway – The seafood industry must comply with increasingly strict demands of consumers on sustainable seafood production. For that reason, a group of Norwegian graduates have spent their summer developing smart “robot containers” with cooling systems that can sail…

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Strengthening economy buoys North American freight market

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:12

St. Louis, MO – The North American freight market has continued its positive trend, albeit less strong in July 2017 with a 1.4 percent year-over-year increase, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report. The index shows data points that…

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Cathay Pacific reports loss despite strong cargo performamce

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:32

Hong Kong, China – Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reported a loss in the first half of the year, blaming the severe toll from fierce competition, despited a “stellar performance” in their cargo business. The airline said it lost 2.1…

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American dairy divided: Some want Canada’s supply management left alone in NAFTA

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:25

Washington, DC – The American dairy industry is split on the question of Canada’s supply-management system as national negotiators get set to hold their first session on agriculture Saturday in North American free trade talks. A vocal contingent of American…

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Simulation game offers insights into supply chains

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:20

Ann Arbor, MI — Supply Chain Insights, a leading industry advisory firm specializing in supply chain research, and LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimization software and solutions, announce the release of a new supply chain simulation game that helps businesses…

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 Jobs, supply chain, growth: Why autos are such an important part of NAFTA

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:31

TORONTO –  The future of more than a million direct and spinoff jobs related to the auto industry are a critical part of what’s at stake at the NAFTA renegotiation table in Washington after the U.S. chief negotiator targeted the…

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5-ton Driver, P/T, $17+/hr - Choices Markets - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:13
The Driver is responsible for picking up Choices’ delicious foodstuffs each weekend morning at our Marine Way Production facility, and then delivering these... $17 an hour
From Choices Markets - Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:13:14 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Measures to protect at risk whales

ABCMI - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:49

The federal government recently implemented a temporary measure requiring vessels to reduce their speed to 10 knots in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The mandatory slowdown applies to vessels that are 20 metres or more in length. This measure was implemented after ten North Atlantic right whales died in the gulf since June 7. Right whales are an at-risk cetacean […]

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Help Wanted - United Flower Growers Co-Op - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:28
Now hiring at 4085 Marine Way,...
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Feds contribute to Vancouver Fraser Port Authority project

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:00

Vancouver, BC — The Government of Canada announced a federal contribution of $250,000 to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority towards a project to assess real-time information on the supply chain performance for all rail cargo moving to and from the…

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DHL, Ford unveil jointly made electric delivery van 

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:30

Cologne, Germany — Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans – or “e-van” – in Cologne. The vehicle, called the “StreetScooter WORK XL”, is based on a Ford Transit chassis fitted…

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NAFTA: Early indications suggest autos will emerge as U.S. priority No. 1

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:51

Washington, DC – Early indications are pointing to a potential No. 1 priority for the U.S. in a renegotiated NAFTA: automobiles. It’s the specific issue that was mentioned first, at greatest length, and in most detail by Donald Trump’s trade…

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