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  • Kent Line adding two new port calls to its revamped Caribbean service

    March 27, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Kent Line is revamping its Caribbean service from April with two new port calls in Florida in addition to New York, and Saint John in Canada. The first call, by the Kent Sprint, at Port Everglades will be 7th April.

  • Day & Ross builds Lachine terminal

    March 27, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Day & Ross Transportation group is building a new $12.5 million joint terminal facility to house Sameday Right-O-Way and Day & Ross, Inc. operations in the Montreal region. Construction has already begun on the facility, and is expected to

  • Schneider Logistics to provide supply chain services to Blue Ridge Paper

    March 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Schneider Logistics, Inc. has reached an agreement with Blue Ridge Paper to provide them with a fully outsourced supply chain solution through shipment planning, routing and carrier management. Schneider Logistics will manage a multi-modal transportation network of inbound and outbound

  • St. Lawrence Seaway now open for 2001 season

    March 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The St. Lawrence Seaway opened on March 26 for the 2001 navigation season, the earliest opening date in its history. Guy Vronneau, President of the Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, declared the Seaway officially open at a binational ceremony

  • Manufacturing shipments still showing positive growth

    March 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Statistics Canada says manufacturing shipments in January rose 0.3 per cent, to $45.0 billion. Strong gains in the aerospace product and parts and chemical industries were largely offset by sizeable declines in the computer and electronic product, motor vehicle and

  • Increase in motor carrier costs surpasses revenue gains

    March 26, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The top 81 for-hire carriers of freight generated operating revenues of $1.75 billion during the fourth quarter of 2000, according to Statistics Canada. Average revenue per carrier rose 11 per cent, compared with the fourth quarter of 1999 to $21.59

  • CTA establishes rules on Revenue Cap regime

    March 25, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Canadian Transportation Agency has established the new rules by which the Agency will determine western grain revenue under the new Revenue Cap regime for Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railways. Effective August 1st, 2000, a new “revenue cap” regime

  • Varig, Icelandair and Thai Airways join Aeroxchange

    March 25, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Aeroxchange, the aviation industry’s business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce exchange, has added three more international airline carriers to its online fleet. Varig Brasil, Icelandair and Thai Airways increase the number of partner members to 26. The new affiliates gain immediate access to

  • Canada Customs lables Action Plan legislation

    March 25, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Legislation has now been introduced in the Senate that will allow the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) to implement its five-year Customs Action Plan. The Customs Action Plan-the CCRA’s modern vision for border management and trade administration-was first announced

  • UPS says slowing economy impacting growth

    March 25, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A slowing North American economy, harsh winter weather, continuing weakness in the value of the Euro, softening cargo revenues, and high utility costs are the factors contributing to reported lower first quarter earnings, says United Parcel Service. The company expects