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Amazon profits down on pandemic related costs

May 1, 2020 by Joseph Pisani THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sales soaring but profit down 29 percent

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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

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Ontario releases safety guidelines for re-opening

April 30, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Measures build on guidelines developed by Ontario's health and safety associations in response to COVID-19 for various sectors

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Export restrictions: Fighting COVID-19 with hands tied

April 30, 2020 by Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director & Ralf Peters Chief, Trade Information Section, Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD

Striking the right balance between national self-interest and global collective survival is posing challenges

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Survey finds thousands of businesses close to folding

April 30, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Nearly three-quarters of businesses reported being negatively affected by social distancing measures

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Massive air cargo capacity gap threatens critical deliveries

April 30, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

IATA urges support for aviation industry to ensure sufficient capacity is available

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Combilift pivots to produce ventilator splitter

April 30, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

The Combi-Ventilate was developed by a team of engineers in the past five weeks

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Why we aren’t running out of food during the coronavirus pandemic

April 29, 2020 by Michael von Massow & Alfons Weersink

Our food system has proven to be robust and resilient and shortages are demand-based rather than supply-based

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Bombardier to recall 11,000 workers

April 29, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Furloughed employees will return to work across Canada over the next few weeks, primarily in Quebec

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CN withdraws profit forecast

April 28, 2020 by Christopher Reynolds THE CANADIAN PRESS

Scrubbed 2020 guidance as well as the three-year targets it outlined last June.