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  • FedEx to use Top Image Systems software

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Federal Express Corp will use software from TOP Image Systems Ltd., a digital information recognition and data capture solutions company, to process its international waybills. FedEx will use the TiS automated data collection software at three sites worldwide, including its

  • Freight forwarder Davies Turner expands in Manchester

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    International freight forwarder, Davies Turner is increasing itswarehousing capacity at Manchester International Freight Terminal(MIFT). The company has taken on a third business unit within the estate,giving it an additional 2,000 sq. m of warehousing. Davies Turner’s combined presence at MIFT

  • PBB team member honored for export excellence

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    John Ferguson, Director of Marketing, PBB Global Logistics, is the recipient of a Central Ontario Global Traders Award, honoring the province’s leading export-related companies. “Receiving this award is the direct result of the success of PBB’s customers and partners who

  • Canadian National Presents Safe Handling Awards to Shippers

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian National has awarded 83 industrial facilities Safe Handling Awards for 2000. Forty-nine of these facilities are located in Canada and 34 in the United States. First introduced in 1992, the Safe Handling Awards are presented each year to CN

  • Carriers launch new Europe Southwest Asia service

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Cosco Container Lines, Evergreen Marine Corporation, K Line and the Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC) are launching a new liner service between Northern Europe and Southwest Asia. The new liner service, branded the ISC Europe Express Service (IEX), began

  • Zim Israel moves North American Headquarters to Norfolk, Va.

    April 3, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The North American headquarters of Zim Israel Navigation Co. Ltd., the world’s ninth largest shipping company, will be moving to Norfolk from New York. Zim-American Israeli Shipping Co. Inc. will be relocating from the 16th floor of the World Trade

  • Kuehne & Nagel expands in Asia-Pacific

    April 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Kuehne & Nagel (KN) is opening four new regional offices in the Asia-Pacific Region.Before the end of the year, the Swiss logistics company will be opening new offices in Shenyang, Xian, Chengdu and Chongqing. An office has recently been opened

  • Canada Maritime to run four new ships in Mediterranean service

    April 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada Maritime has announced a retonnaging program for its Mediterranean service. Starting in early April, Canada Maritime will undertake the following ship replacements: – On Route A, four 1500 TEU ships will replace four 1000 TEU ships.Two will be provided

  • New development program for Port of Le Havre

    April 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Port of Le Havre in France has launched an investment plan totalling some U.S. $686 million over a five-year period, from 2001-2006. The plan is an attempt to respond to robust growth in container traffic that is expected to

  • Railway Safety Management Systems now in force

    April 2, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Effective March 31, 2001, new Railway Safety Management System Regulations, which will require all federally regulated railway companies to implement safety management systems, came into force across Canada. “Safety management systems will ensure that railway companies integrate safety into their