Inside Logistics


  • UPS enhances online shipping tools suite

    March 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    UPS is enhancing its UPS OnLine Tools suite of shipping tools to help businesses seamlessly link their intranets and Internet Web sites with UPS, so that they can calculate shipping costs, select and compare shipping services and track packages from

  • World-class designer examines alternatives to Peace Bridge

    March 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A renowned bridge designer has been invited to visit the Peace Bridge and offer insight into developing an alternative to the current international gateway. Christian Menn has teamed with the Bi-national Integrated Environmental Process Partnering Group to undertake an environmental

  • LINE acquires leading UK-based transportation management specialist

    March 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    New York-headquartered LINE (Logistics Information Network Enterprise Ltd.) has acquired Cambridge-based Cairo Technologies, a transport-management software specialist. LINE plans to launch a new product using proprietary technology developed by Cairo that it claims will reduce inland freight transport costs by

  • Trucking taking leadership role in cleaning up emissions: NAFTA study

    March 13, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    A new study for the three NAFTA countries’ environment ministers, shows that trucks are taking a leadership role over rail in cleaning up to address health concerns over emissions. Due to the expected reduction in emission rates for trucks, by

  • DHL Worldwide Express targets Asian growth

    March 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    DHL Worldwide Express is anticipating major growth in the Asia-Pacific region, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and Singapore. To best leverage this growth the company has created a new sub-area within the Asia Pacific region called the `newly industrialised economies’

  • Schenker going the distance with international athletic events

    March 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Schenker is flexing its muscles once again. After serving as the official supplier of freight forwarding services to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Schenker has now been named the exclusive provider of customs, freight forwarding and materials handling for the

  • Puerto Cabello upgrade for Lykes Lines

    March 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Lykes Lines is increasing its port calls at Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, on its U.S. Gulf – East Coast South America service. The service, operating in two loops, will now call at the port weekly, instead of once every two weeks.

  • 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