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  • Maddocks celebrating a milestone for technology providers: its 20th year in business

    March 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The lifecycle of companies in the transportation technology industry can often be measured by the number of months the company stays afloat. So when Langley, B.C.’s Maddocks Systems Inc., a leading provider of enterprise wide trucking software, celebrated its 20th

  • CSCB, ViaSafe to develop collaboration technology for global logistics

    March 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB), and Ottawa-based ViaSafe, Inc., have announced an agreement to jointly develop and improve solutions that promote collaboration in the global logistics industry. ViaSafe, an e-global logistics service provider, has worked closely with the

  • Northern radar program paves way for polar routes

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    NAV Canada has announced plans to install new radar facilities in northern Canada. The latest expansion, involving new sites in La Ronge, Saskatchewan, and Iqaluit, Nunavut, brings to four the number of new radars under construction, for a total investment

  • China Shipping, OOCL and Zim Line to work together in serving Australia-East Asia

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    China Shipping Container Lines Co., Orient Overseas Container Line and Zim Israel Navigation Co. have jointly announced a new Australia-East Asia service covering Australia and the Greater China markets of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The dedicated service starts in

  • ANZDL takes the next step in providing online tracking information to shippers

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    ANZDL has introduced a new electronic service which forwards customers daily container status reports based on their own selections via e-mail. The service, called Notify Me, is an extension of ANZDL’s automated e-mail notification system, which was an industry first.

  • CargoLinx Inc. aims to provide freight matching without threatening carrier-shipper relationship

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The newest entrant on the freight-matching scene is Toronto’s CargoLinx Inc., which has introduced a service for shippers and carriers across North America with toll-free telephone access, Internet connectivity and monthly subscription rates for members. The service, can be accessed

  • Truck travel in the U.S. up 225 per cent over 29 years

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ latest Pocket Guide to Transportation shows an increase of 225 percent over the last 29 years in miles traveled by trucks. The report also showed that while the miles traveled by

  • Day & Ross opens terminal in Whitby

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Day & Ross Inc., the general freight division of the Day & Ross Transportation Group, has opened a new terminal in Whitby, Ont. The 18,000 square-foot facility, located at 1850 Boundary Road, includes office space and 16 dock doors. Eleven

  • Pegasus project to boost NYK

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    NYK is launching its `Pegasus project’, a new e-commerce system that will enable its customers monitoring and online interaction of the logistics of their cargo shipments. NYK currently has available online cargo tracing and schedule inquiry, and will begin printing

  • Armour Transportation undertakes huge mobile communications investment

    March 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Armour Transportation Systems is equipping over 400 of the trucks in its less-than-truckload fleet with Cancom’s LTLTracs, which provides real-time, two-way communications and vehicle reporting. While many Canadian LTL fleets use Cancom’s well-known OmniTRACS mobile communications product for line-haul and