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Reshoring likely to emerge as post-Covid trend

May 12, 2020 by Emily Atkins

April survey shows most manufacturers affected by pandemic and many are contemplating moving production home

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Aid pending for Canada’s largest companies

May 12, 2020 by Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – The country’s largest employers will soon be able to land federal financing to help weather the COVID-19 economic crisis, but are being warned they’ll need to open themselves to financial scrutiny for any tax evasion and prove their…

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FIATA urges attention to container imbalance

May 11, 2020 by Emily Atkins

Congested terminals, temporary storage, abandoned cargo are major problems facing the global supply chain

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Körber offers free contact tracing

May 11, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Tracing system works with WMS and monitors assets and people

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Uber loses US$2.9 billion, offloads bike and scooter business

May 8, 2020 by Cathy Bussewitz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Looking to its growing food delivery business and aggressive cost-cutting to ease the pain

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Geotab tracks commercial transport recovery

May 7, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Free dashboard depicts COVID-19 recovery and impact on commercial transportation and trade activity

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Shopify becomes Canada’s most valuable company

May 7, 2020 by  The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Market capitalization jumps to $121.26 billion, ahead of RBC's $120.5 billion

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Experts reassure that delivered packages aren’t a risk

May 7, 2020 by Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS

The risk of catching COVID-19 from packages delivered to doorsteps is believed to be low

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Federal agriculture package to address supply chain issues

May 6, 2020 by Stephanie Levitz THE CANADIAN PRESS

Government to spend $50 million on surplus food as the closures result in an oversupply

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Maersk notes surge in app-based transactions

May 6, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Usage of app up almost 90 percent