Inside Logistics

Covid-19 Hub

News Covid-19DC & Warehouse OperationsHealth & SafetyHuman ResourcesInformation TechnologyIntralogisticsLabour ManagementLogisticsTransportation

In the midst of down job market, logistics is a bright spot

May 6, 2020 by Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS

Unemployment numbers soar, but some industries are still hiring

News Artificial Intelligence (AI)Cargo handlingCovid-19Information TechnologyInnovationInventory ControlOceanPort OperationsProcess ImprovementResearch & DevelopmentSoftwareTransportation

Scale AI awards funding for Covid-19 projects

May 6, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

CargoM and Port of Montreal receive $500,000 for cargo prioritization software

News Business OperationsCovid-19DC & Warehouse Operationse-commerceHealth & SafetyHuman ResourcesLabour Management

Amazon VP quit after workers who raised COVID 19 concerns were fired

May 5, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Canadian software developer says he fought for better COVID-19 protection in the company's warehouses

News Business OperationsCovid-19Inventory ControlProcurementRegulatory, LegislativeRisk ManagementTransportation

Feds create supply council

May 5, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Industry group will provide advice on procurement of critical goods and services as part of Canada’s COVID-19 response and recovery

News AirBusiness OperationsCost controlCovid-19Financial performanceTransportation

Air Canada posts billion dollar loss in Q1

May 4, 2020 by Emily Atkins

Operating loss of $433 million compared to first quarter 2019 profit of $583 million

News Business OperationsCovid-19Health & SafetyRegulatory ComplianceRegulatory, Legislative

Business restrictions set to ease

May 4, 2020 by Lee Berthiaume THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ontario allowing a small number of mostly seasonal businesses to re-open; Quebec is easing the lockdown on most retail stores outside Montreal

Feature Covid-19DC & Warehouse Operationse-commerceFulfillmentHealth & SafetyHuman ResourcesLabour ManagementOrder PickingRetail OperationsRisk Management

Amazon faces staffing, image issues during pandemic

May 1, 2020 by Anne D'Innocenzio And Alexandra Olson

Sales are up, but warehouse workers are uneasy, walking off the job in places

News AnalyticsCovid-19Cross-borderFreight ForwardingImport, Export & TradeLogisticsNetwork DesignOceanPlanningTransportationtruckVisibility

Network congestion map shows live border crossing times

May 1, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Canada-U.S. crossings, Canadian ports included in interactive map

News Business OperationsCost controlCovid-19DC & Warehouse Operationse-commerceFinancial performanceFulfillment

Amazon profits down on pandemic related costs

May 1, 2020 by Joseph Pisani THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sales soaring but profit down 29 percent

News Covid-19Economic performanceHuman Resources

It’s a recession, says C.D. Howe Institute

May 1, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

The Institute's Business Cycle Council defines a recession as a pronounced, persistent, and pervasive decline in aggregate economic activity