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Canada’s ports gather in Vancouver for 59th Annual Conference

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:56

Vancouver, BC — With the ongoing renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the passing of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and significant investments in a national trade corridor fund, the importance of Canada’s…

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NAFTA: U.S. wants to insert 5 year termination clause in the agreement

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:16

Washington, DC — The United States is seeking to insert a so-called sunset clause into a new NAFTA, a controversial proposal that would automatically terminate the agreement after five years unless all three member countries agree to extend it. That idea…

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Transportation and logistics companies make 2017 Profit 500 list

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:58

Toronto, ON — A total of 21 transportation and logistics firms were listed by Canadian Business and Profit’s annual Profit 500 list which ranks Canada’s fastest growing companies. The list ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. According to Canadian Business, the transport companies on…

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UPS adds 3 all electric delivery trucks to its fleet

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:30

New York, NY – UPS is introducing all-electric delivery trucks to its U.S. fleet. Daimler Trucks said that United Parcel Service Inc. is its first U.S. customer for the Fuso eCanter light-duty truck. UPS said it will use three of…

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Trimble acquires transportation supply chain visibility provider 10-4 Systems

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:00

Sunnyvale, CA —Trimble announced that it has acquired privately held 10-4 Systems, a provider of advanced, multimodal shipment visibility solutions and related technologies for shippers and transportation providers. 10-4 solutions offer real-time shipment visibility, regardless of provider or mode, to…

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SPARX, Volga-Dnepr partner on Canada air cargo service

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:30

Toronto, ON – SPARX logistics announced that it has signed an agreement of cooperation with Volga-Dnepr Unique Air Cargo (VD UAC), the world’s largest air cargo service provider. On an annual basis, VD UAC carries over 60,000 tons of cargo…

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Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:31

Paris, France – Global container shipping company Maersk Line has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech, the fast-growing database provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC).  Following the upload, the BoxTech database now holds…

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Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:15
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Kuehne + Nagel launches logistics solution for lithium batteries

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:37

Frankfurt, Germany — Kuehne + Nagel launched the first integrated supply chain solution actively addressing the increasing global demand for lithium batteries at the New Mobility World 2017, part of the International Motor Show (IAA) Frankfurt. Government regulations to meet…

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TransCore’s Canadian freight volumes improve 55% y-o-y in August

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:53

Toronto, ON — TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian load volumes saw a sizable increase for the month of August, increasing 12% month-over-month and 55% year-over-year. August volumes were the highest ever recorded for any August, surpassing the record set in 2011 by…

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LA terminal implements new rail planning system

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:30

Seattle, WA — Tideworks Technology Inc. announced that TraPac, LLC has successfully gone live with Tideworks’ Spinnaker Planning Management solution at TraPac’s terminal in the Port of Los Angeles. This is part of TraPac’s larger project to automate rail operations…

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As NAFTA negotiations turn tense, Canadians look beyond U.S

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:45

Vancouver, BC — As negotiators for Canada, the United States, and Mexico revealed this week they’ve made little progress on revising the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the latest public opinion survey from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians increasingly looking to…

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