BRAMPTON, Ont. – About $1.8 billion worth of goods are trucked to, from, and through Ontario’s Peel Region on a given day. And its regional government hopes an emerging Smart Freight Centre will lead to strategies that can keep shipments […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Heading into 2018, Bruce Ridley, the vice-president of Packaging Corp. of America in charge of transportation, said the company was prepared for a tropical storm — but not the perfect storm that struck. “I think most of […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Amazon — the bookseller that transformed into the world’s largest online retailer – has been transforming the way goods are trucked to market. And not just the freight that rolls through its distribution centers. Thank (or blame) the need for speed.
TORONTO, ON — The business of moving freight generates a mountain of paperwork. Contracts establish rates and delivery requirements; bills of lading are signed and filed; invoices are generated to request the cheques that need to be issued and cashed.
Blockchain – essentially a form of digital ledger — promises to reshape how all these transactions take place.
QUEBEC, QC – QSL, Groupe Robert (Watson and Sycamore), and Express Mondor are joining forces to create Mondor-Watson – one of Eastern Canada’s largest heavy-hauling and oversized marine and land transportation consortiums.
QSL will hold the majority of the shares, while Mondor’s team will be responsible for daily operations. Groupe Robert, meanwhile, will offer its expertise in transportation and logistics as well as establishing synergies with the rest of its network.
QSL has a stevedoring network spanning Eastern Canada to the heart of North America, offering logistics services for ships, trucks, and railcars. Groupe Robert has 3,500 employees delivering logistics, distribution, and transportation services. Express Mondor has 170 employees focusing on specialized and oversized ground transport in Canada and the U.S.
BOLTON, ON – Titanium Transportation Group has reported record results in a quarter that featured a 9% boost in revenue to $32.8 million, and EBITDA up 7% to $3.4 million. The gains were primarily in its logistics business.
ALTOONA, PA – Mike Moss has been named Chief Operating Officer of Ward Transport and Logistics, a family-owned Less than Truckload carrier.
DORVAL, QC – For a second year in a row, the Montreal based transport company, Dicom Transportation Group has been recognized as a Partner-Level Supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program, which is the highest supplier rating from John Deere.
MISSISSAUGA, ON – Manitoulin Global Forwarding has purchased MAP International Freight, an international logistics company that specializes in temperature-controlled cargo. Former MAP International president Mark Albert will remain in a consulting capacity, and employees have been transferred to Manitoulin offices in Toronto.
SAINT JOHN, NB – The Canada Logistics Conference set for New Brunswick on Oct. 26 has announced its full program schedule as it opens registration for the three-day event.
CLEVELAND, OH — The deadline is close at hand to nominate someone you know for an award that recognizes the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals involved in the practice of logistics in North America.
TORONTO, ON – CITT has opened registration for its winter semester of logistics courses that start on Jan. 14 of next year.
TORONTO, ON – A provider of trucking industry online professional courses, certifications and webinars has opened registration for the webcast presentations of the CITT Canada Logistics Conference 2015.
MIAMI, FL — With U.S.-Mexico trade booming, and the near-shoring trend gaining momentum, Mexico is becoming a key strategic market in global supply chains.
WINNIPEG – Will “Operator” do to trucking what AirBnb does to hotels and Uber to taxis?