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Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:29

  Detroit, MI — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer…

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Canada Mexico ready to engage on U.S. sticking point

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:53

Mexico City, Mexico — Canada and Mexico are prepared to engage the United States on one of its most contentious demands for NAFTA, in an early indication that proposals currently deemed non-starters could, in theory, be redesigned into something all three…

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Canada and Mexico cold to U.S. using TPP to make progress in NAFTA

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:39

Ottawa, ON — As NAFTA negotiations resume this week, Canada and Mexico have been taking a hard line against the so-called “poison pills” the U.S. has put forward during their increasingly acrimonious talks. But sources say the two countries plan…

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Maersk Line appoints new leadership in North America

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:02

Florham Park, NJ — Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, announces the appointment of Omar Shamsie as the new president of Maersk Line in North America effective December 1st, 2017.  His most recent position was president of Maersk…

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K + N unveils new pharma facility

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:56

While it may have taken less than a year to go from ground-breaking ceremony to hitting the ground running, for the full story behind Kuehne + Nagel Canada’s recently opened pharmaceutical/healthcare logistics facility in Mississauga’s Pill Hill, you have to…

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Ottawa say Fairfax Financial Holdings interested in broken Churchill rail line

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:53

Ottawa, ON — The federal government says a Toronto-based holding company is interested in becoming a new partner in a possible deal for a takeover of the broken rail line that runs to Churchill in northern Manitoba. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr…

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Dental Hygienist - Marine Way Dental - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:19
*Job Summary* We are looking for a second hygienist to work with us on Saturdays from 9 to 4. This could lead into a maternity position in Feb. We are...
From Indeed - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:19:17 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Mexico open to 5 year NAFTA reviews, but not ‘sunset clause’

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:39

Mexico City, Mexico —Mexico said Wednesday it is open to a thorough evaluation of the North American Free Trade Agreement every five years, but not the kind of “sunset clause” the United States is reportedly seeking. The comment came as…

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Hamilton welcomes new container terminal

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:18

Hamilton, ON – A new container terminal has opened its doors in Hamilton. Based at the Port of Hamilton’s Pier 15, the Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT) will play a key role in the GTHA-Niagara logistics network. HCT is a 3-acre…

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Taskforce brings together leading software, equipment and service providers in the ocean supply chain

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:58

Shanghai, China — Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, together with Microsoft China, the technology partner of ZPMC, terminal equipment manufacturer ZPMC and global infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol, announced the formation of a joint taskforce to explore opportunities and turnkey automation solutions. Bringing together industry-leading…

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Volvo Group unveils new autonomous transport solution

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:48

Gothenburg, Sweden – The self-driving truck, driving autonomously from one hub to another, is part of a development project exploring how automation can contribute to increased productivity, enhanced safety and lower environmental impact. It has for the first time been demonstrated…

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British shippers concerned over customs plans post-Brexit

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:41

London, U.K. — The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee is right to have concerns over the government and HMRC’s plans for Customs procedures post-Brexit. Commenting after the publication of a report…

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Bison Transport wins Safe Fleet Award from American Trucking Associations

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:51

Winnipeg, MB – For the seventh consecutive year, Bison Transport came in first place in the National Truck Safety Contest. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) recognized Winnipeg-based Bison with the Safe Fleet Award on Nov. 14. Bison has the lowest…

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Ottawa files lawsuit in dispute over broken northern Manitoba rail line

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:42

Ottawa, ON – Ottawa filed a lawsuit against the owners of a broken rail line in northern Manitoba on Tuesday, hours after the company said it would file a complaint against the federal government under the North American Free Trade Agreement. The…

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Roofing Labourer/ Helper - Marine roofing Repairs and maintenance - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:35
Marine Roofing Service Division. Looking for motivated individuals interested in a great career in the roofing industry.... $18 an hour
From Indeed - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:35:49 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Day & Ross acquires REI Logistics and Korten Quality Systems

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:59

Hartland, NB – As a key part of its strategic growth plan, Day & Ross Transportation Group announced the U.S. acquisition of REI Logistics and Korten Quality Systems, Ltd. in Romeo, Michigan. These two businesses will operate as Day &…

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Retail, imports boost spot market volume in October

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:54

Portland, OR — The October DAT North American Freight Index continued a 17-month streak of year-over-year increases in load availability, driving spot market rates to new heights for all equipment types. Volume soared 65 percent higher than October 2016, but…

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Mechanic - MDG Contracting Services Inc. - Williams Lake, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:54
Journeyman Interprovinical Red Seal or Marine Engineer. Journeyman Interprovincial Red Seal Ticket or Marine Engineer. Mining experience preferred....
From Indeed - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:54:14 GMT - View all Williams Lake, BC jobs

Seaway cargo up 10% as shipping season kicks up a gear

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:50

Ottawa, ON — St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes are up 10 per cent as the shipping season enters its busiest final months. According to The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, total cargo tonnage from March 20 to October 31 reached…

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CN implements leading visual identification system at Montreal headquarters

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:47

Holon, Israel — FST Biometrics announced that it has successfully deployed the In Motion Identification (IMID) solution, integrated with Automatic Systems’ SmartLane turnstiles, at CN’s Montreal headquarters. FST’s contactless system is installed at all perimeter access points of the company’s headquarters, as well as…

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