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John Tenpenny appointed editor of Canadian Shipper

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:11

Toronto, Ont. — Canadian Shipper is pleased to announce the appointment of John Tenpenny to the position of Editor, Canadian Shipper, effective April 24. An award-winning writer, Tenpenny brings with him over 15-years experience in business journalism. He has edited…

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Deadline to take CITT courses towards CCLP designation is April 28

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:09

TORONTO, Ont. — CITT reminds those in industry interested in working towards their CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designation that the last chance to register for courses in its spring semester is Friday, April 28th. After this deadline, the next opportunity…

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Panalpina reports higher volumes as margins remained under pressure

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:02

Financial results for the first quarter 2017 came in below the previous-year period for Panalpina. The international freight forwarding and logistics company reported an EBIT of CHF 16.4 million (Q1 2016: CHF 24.0 million) and a consolidated profit of CHF…

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CP and Steelworkers ratify collective agreement

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 14:05

CALGARY, Alta. — Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1976 have ratified a five-year labour agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada. The agreement ensures wage increases of two percent each year over the…

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Carrier Transicold names dealers of the year

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:40

ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold South of Lake City, Georgia, was named Dealer of the Year – North America, and Refrigeración Especializada para el Transporte de Occidente S.A. de C.V. (RETO) of Guadalajara, Mexico, was named Dealer of the Year…

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EPA offering grants for diesel emissions reductions

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:21

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making grant funding available to modernize the US diesel fleet by retrofitting vehicles with cleaner, more efficient diesel engines. EPA anticipates awarding at least $11 million in Diesel Emission Reduction…

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The Port of New York and New Jersey developing Port Master Plan

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 13:55

New York, NY — The Port of New York and New Jersey is developing a Port Master Plan (PMP). The PMP will guide the port’s growth and development through a decision-making process aimed at continuing to enhance the port’s position…

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DP World wins at Peacock awards

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:34

Dubai, UAE/Mumbai, India — DP World has won three categories at the Golden Peacock Awards 2017, the annual business event organized by the Indian Institute of Directors (IOD). Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World was voted…

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European emergency logistics provider opens in North America

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:00

Atlanta, Georgia — Europe-based emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical has announced the opening of a new office in Atlanta, GA. The automotive expert is establishing the new control centre as a response to increasing industry demand for its services.…

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NovaAlgoma Short-Sea Carriers joint venture launched

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 14:14

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. and LUGANO, Switzerland — Algoma Central Corporation and Nova Marine Carriers SA have created a new joint venture that will focus on short-sea dry-bulk shipping for global markets. This new joint venture, operating as NovaAlgoma Short-Sea Carriers,…

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OTA weighs in on Thunder Bay road infrastructure

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

Toronto, Ont. — In a letter to Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs and City Council, the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is once again weighing in a two-decade-old issue involving commercial traffic routes through Thunder Bay. Thunder Bay City Council is…

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CHAMP launches voice-enabled track and trace on Amazon Alexa

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:11

Luxembourg – CHAMP Cargosystems has launched a voice-controlled Track & Trace service on Amazon Alexa. This integration enables voice interaction with CHAMP’s Traxon Track and Trace application, allowing users to obtain Air Waybill statuses using simple voice commands with Alexa.…

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Nelson joins Reimer Associates

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 14:36

Jim Nelson has joined Reimer Associates Inc. as a Vice President. Jim brings over 30 years of outstanding experience and industry knowledge in both transportation and supply chain. Throughout his career, Jim has held senior management positions with Coca-Cola Canada,…

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FedEx details global citizenship

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 14:19

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Corp. released its 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully. The annual report includes updates on the company’s strategies, goals, programs and progress in three key areas:…

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Clearpointt Logistics joins CAI

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 13:54

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–ClearPointt Logistics, LLC will be joining the CAI brand as CAI Intermodal, LLC, a CAI Logistics, LLC company. Though ClearPointt will operate as CAI Intermodal, it will be publicly referred to as CAI Logistics. This name change is…

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CTA urges feds to consider health and safety in marijuana legalization

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 15:29

Toronto, Ont. — The Federal Liberal government introduced its legislation which lays out the parameters for ending the century-old prohibition on cannabis and regulates it for recreational use. The bill checks off a major Liberal campaign promise. In introducing the…

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Vitti Logistics using MacroPoint tracking solution

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 14:24

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Vitti Logistics, a 3PL based in Mexico, is now using MacroPoint’s solution to connect with carriers and track domestic loads in Mexico and the U.S. as well as inbound and outbound cross border shipments between, Mexico, the…

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Algoma Strongfield departs from China

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 13:22

ST. CATHARINES, Ont.–The Algoma Strongfield has completed preparations and has now begun its delivery voyage to Canada. The ship is expected to enter service as part of the Algoma Bulker Pool in June. The Algoma Strongfield will make the journey…

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CN recognizes customers for sustainability

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:29

MONTREAL, Que. —  CN recognized 32 of its customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program. The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program selects companies that pledge to work to reduce their carbon emissions…

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Rabaska signs agreement with Port of Québec

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 18:53

QUÉBEC, PQ—Rabaska and the Port of Québec announce today that they signed an agreement granting the Québec Port Authority (QPA) an option to purchase Rabaska-owned land. The agreement will enable the QPA and the region’s other socioeconomic stakeholders, including the…

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