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Diversification paying off for St. Lawrence Seaway; cargo up 13%

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:11

Ottawa, ON – Efforts to diversify and expand cargo routes are contributing to a 13 per cent increase in year-to-date cargo shipments via the St. Lawrence Seaway. According to The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, total cargo tonnage from March…

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September + October 2017

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:07

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Deputy Detail Design Manager - Alion Science and Technology - Vancouver, BC

Shipbuilding Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 05:00
Responsible to the Detail Design Manager for detail design and production design efforts, as well as planning and scheduling subject efforts, for Alion Canada...
From Alion Science and Technology - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 05:00:24 GMT - View all Vancouver, BC jobs

River Mate (licensed or unlicensed) - SAAM SMIT Westminster Inc. - New Westminster, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:57
Current Marine Medical. Current Marine Basic First Aid. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume identifying their certification and marine...
From Indeed - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:57:55 GMT - View all New Westminster, BC jobs

NAFTA: Top U.S. lawmakers express optimism, shrug off talk of early bumps

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:21

Washington, DC –  Top U.S. lawmakers tasked with an oversight role in the NAFTA negotiations are expressing confidence in the state of the discussions, downplaying talk of a halting start to the process. The two highest-ranking members of the U.S. Senate finance…

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Stronger growth lies ahead for freight forwarding: report

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:59

Bath, UK — According to Ti’s Global Freight Forwarding 2017 report, the global freight forwarding market is estimated to have grown by 2.7% in real terms in 2016 (growth due to changes in volumes only, prices and exchange rates are fixed…

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Self driving boats: The next tech transportation race

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:49

  Boston, MA — Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years – but autonomous boats could be just around the pier. Spurred in part by the car industry’s race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators…

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Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:46

Minneapolis, MN —C.H. Robinson introduced a new innovation with the launch of Navisphere Vision, a supply chain technology that provides real-time global visibility across all modes and regions in one platform. Through the rich integration of experienced supply chain professionals,…

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WiseTech Global acquires Cargoguide and CargoSphere

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:37

Melbourne, Australia — WiseTech Global Limited announced acquisitions of two global rate management solution providers: Netherlands-based Cargoguide, a leading provider of global air freight rate management solutions and US-based CargoSphere, a leading provider of global ocean freight rate management solutions.…

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Prince Rupert Port Authority President retires

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:18

Prince Rupert, BC – Prince Rupert Port Authority President and CEO Don Krusel has announced his retirement from the Port after leading the organization for 25 years. Mr. Krusel joined the organization in 1987 as its Chief Financial Officer, and…

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Intermodal service connects Boston to Port of Saint John

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:14

  Saint John, NB – A new business development initiative by DP World the terminal operator at Port Saint John and Pan Am Railways has led to the introduction of a direct intermodal service connecting Saint John and the Boston…

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2 in 5 businesses in the Americas expect DSO to worsen

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:08

46.2% of total value of domestic B2B invoices overdue; 1.5% written off as uncollectable Baltimore, MD — Over 25% of the value of domestic B2B receivables in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States remains unpaid more than 90 days…

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Parcel volumes to increase 20% by 2018 says new report

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:34

Stamford, CT — Global parcel volumes surged 48 per cent between 2014 and 2016 and are set to continue growing at double-digit rates, according to the second annual Parcel Shipping Index from technology company Pitney Bowes. Bowes Inc. a global…

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Industry issues guidance for carrying cargo in non-refrigerated containers

Canadian Shipper News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:11

London, UK – Two leading container industry bodies, the Container Owners Association (COA) and the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), supported by the leading freight transport insurer, TT Club have published an in-depth guide for those seeking to use refrigerated…

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Junior/Intermediate Drafter - WorleyParsons - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 01:31
Preparation of design drawings for ports, marine terminals, jetties, wharves, breakwaters, dredging/land reclamation and shoreline protection based on...
From WorleyParsons - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:31:08 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Grocery Clerk - Marine Way - Save on Foods - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:30
Join Save-On-Foods and get so much more... We’re a growing team at Save-On-Foods and are looking for customer service oriented people to join us! We offer
From Save on Foods - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:30:56 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Service Advisor (Floater) - BCAA (British Columhttps://employers.indeed.com/j#bia Automobile Association) - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 20:08
This role will primarily work at the Burnaby Solo Service Location and will provide absence coverage at our Kerrisdale, Cambie, Marine Gateway, West Vancouver,...
From Indeed - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:08:52 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Container lines see best Q2 in two years: Drewry

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:45

London, UK – According to a review of second-quarter carrier results by Drewry, container lines have enjoyed their most profitable quarter in two years and are looking at a upswing in profitability With the exception of CMA CGM, which will report…

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Follow the North Star

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:39

From its headquarters in St. Thomas, Ont., near London, North Star Windows & Doors manufactures and sells energy-efficient vinyl windows, patio doors and entry doors. Since 1985, North Star products have been enhancing homes, new and old. These windows and…

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Ramping up

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:19

Forget milk and wood, the No. 1 priority for the U.S. in a renegotiated NAFTA deal is automobiles. Blamed by the Trump administration for thousands of lost manufacturing jobs, North America’s auto industry has gotten considerable attention from the President’s…

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