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  • Toronto’s Radcliffe Systems unveils newest transportation management STAR

    February 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Toronto’s Radcliffe Systems Inc., a developer of supply chain management systems, has launched a new transportation management system called STAR. The system is designed for transportation management companies, third party logistics providers and shippers with private fleets. The concept of

  • Evergreen Marine moving operations to Deltaport in April

    February 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Global carrier Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) will be moving its operations from the Port of Vancouver to Deltaport starting from the end of April. Deltaport has on-dock capability of two 7,000-foot trains shipside, four post-Panamax cranes, a 35-acre rail yard

  • DHL defies FedEx, UPS

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Cargo airline DHL Airways, which is headquarted in California, has urged the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to dismiss complaints filed by its larger rivals, United Parcel Service Co. and Federal Express Corp., which have asserted that the airline fails

  • KLM Cargo to cut fuel surcharge and increase air freight rates

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ Cargo division has announced that the carrier is cutting its current fuel surcharge on air freight shipments from 17 EUR (Euro) cents to 10 EUR cents per kilogram (approx. 10 USD cents), effective March 1, 2001.

  • Transport Minister launches Intenational Air Services Policy Review

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada’s Federal Transport Minister David Collenette is launching an international air services policy review to address competition in the international market with the release of a consultation document for stakeholder review and comment. Transport Canada will consider stakeholder comments received

  • New Boeing freighter comes with improved cargo systems

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Boeing has completed installation of new cargo handling systems for the first 757SF (Special Freighter) at its Boeing Airplane Services Wichita facility. Launch customer DHL Worldwide Express will receive the aircraft from Boeing in early March. The systems, designed and

  • West Vancouver residents file injunction against BC Ferries expansion

    February 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    An injunction has been filed against BC Ferries by angry West Vancouver residents in their bid to stop the proposed expansion of the ferry service in Horseshoe Bay, according to a Canadian Press report. The injuction ws filed with the

  • Port of Montreal’s CEO expects good year, despite slowdown in U.S. economy

    February 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Fears of the R word south of the border arent enough to douse Dominic Taddeos enthusiasm for business prospects at the Port of Montreal in 2001. The ports CEO expects a good year despite the U.S. economy’s slowdown. He told

  • LeanLogistics designs new decision support system to reduce costs

    February 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    LeanLogistics is looking to a new decision support system to arm member companies of its collaborative transportation communities with instant access to the who, what, where, when, how and why of supply chain events. Designed to cut costs throughout the

  • Collenette supports intent of TSB recommendations to enhance railway safety

    February 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Transport Minister David Collenette has responded to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canadas report on a rear-end collision between two Canadian Pacific Railway freight trains near Notch Hill, British Columbia on August 11, 1998. The Board made two recommendations