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Feature AirCapacityFreight ForwardingTransportation

Scrambling for capacity

June 18, 2021 by Ian Putzger

Carriers and shippers alike struggle to move freight by air

News Covid-19Cross-borderManufacturing

Manufacturers slam border opening plan

June 11, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is asking the government to remove all restrictions for manufacturing workers who need to cross the U.S.-Canada border

News Covid-19Cross-borderLabour ManagementSecurity

Border workers holding strike votes amid border reopening plans

June 11, 2021 by Tara Deschamps THE CANADIAN PRESS

9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency workers are preparing for strike votes starting next week

News Covid-19Financial performanceManufacturing

BRP raises full year guidance despite supply chain issues

June 4, 2021 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Reported a profit of $244.4 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year ago

News Covid-19OceanPort OperationsTransportation

Partial Yantian port closure causing delays

June 3, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Ships waiting more than 14 days, Maersk reports

News Covid-19Economic performance

OECD sees improved Canadian economic growth this year

June 1, 2021 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Expects the Canadian economy to grow by 6.1 percent in 2021

News Covid-19Inventory ControlPlanningProcurement

Federal agency ignored problems with PPE stockpiles before pandemic

May 28, 2021 by Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Public Health Agency of Canada couldn't handle demand for PPE when Covid-19 began because it ignored years of warnings that emergency stockpile wasn't properly managed, auditor general says

News Covid-19Human ResourcesManufacturing

Labour shortage slowing manufacturing recovery

May 27, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Although many manufacturers are emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic on solid footing, a mounting skilled labour shortage threatens to delay the sector’s full recovery

News Carbon emissionsCovid-19EnvironmentGHGRegulatory, LegislativeResearch & DevelopmentSustainabilityTransportation

Worldwide transport activity to double by 2050

May 17, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Study finds related emissions will rise by 16 percent compared to 2015

News Covid-19DC & Warehouse Operationse-commerceHuman ResourcesLabour Management

Amazon on hiring spree in U.S.

May 14, 2021 by Joseph Pisani THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Seeks to hire 75,000; offers US$100 to vaccinated hires