Inside Logistics


  • Licensing agreement adds eDispatch to Aether’s transportation and logistics division wireless offerings

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper Wireless Data Inc., a leading developer of dispatching software marketed through wireless data providers to companies managing mobile workforces, and Aether Systems, Inc. a provider ofwireless data products and services, have signed a commercial licensing agreement. Aether Systems will

  • BTS Indicators Report shows drop in transportation profits

    January 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    In its latest monthly Transportation Indicators report, The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) shows that transportation industry profits across all modes declined 13 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter of 2000. In the

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen becomes ISO 14001 Certified

    January 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Global automotive logistics company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has been awarded an ISO 14001 environmental certification from Det Norske Veritas. The award covers the company’s worldwide shipping services including car and roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) operations, containers and non-container cargo. “As a

  • Lykes Lines launches weekly Asia-Mediterranean service

    January 30, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Lykes Lines is launching a weekly service between Asia and the Mediterranean from early March. The company says the service will offer competitive transit times, including just 18 days from Singapore to Barcelona, and only 19 days from Genoa to

  • Canada 3000 prepares to acquire Royal Airlines

    January 30, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada 3000 Inc. and Royal Aviation Inc. have announced an agreement whereby Canada 3000 will offer to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Royal. The combined company will be Canada’s second largest passenger and cargo airline, with annual revenues

  • Hamburg Sud to christen first of six new 3800 TEU containerships today

    January 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Today, the first of six identically designed 3800 TEU containerships, on order by Hamburg Sd, will be christened at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Korea. Reviving a series of names with a long tradition at Hamburg Sd, the ships

  • Audrey Sojonky appointed to Vancouver Port Authority

    January 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Transport Minister David Collenette has appointed Audrey Sojonky of Vancouver, B.C., as the federal government appointee to the board of directors of the Vancouver Port Authority. Sojonky has most recently served as a policy coordinator for David Anderson, minister of

  • Norman Mineta sworn in as 14th U.S. transportation secretary

    January 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Norman Y. Mineta has been sworn in as the 14th U.S. secretary of transportation, following unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Mineta will oversee an agency consisting of almost 100,000 employees and a $58.7 billion budget. Created in 1967, the

  • welcomes P&O Nedlloyd as equity partner

    January 25, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    P&O Nedlloyd BV is looking to become an equity partner in Inc., the global online marketplace for the purchase and sale of marine fuels, products and services. “P&O Nedlloyd has extensively analyzed every e-commerce initiative in the maritime sector.

  • Lockheed Martin and Adacel contracting on air navigation

    January 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Lockheed Martin Company and Adacel have signed a U.S. $20.8 million contract. Adacel will provide Lockheed Martin with software which will increase air navigation efficiency and capacity in US controlled airspaces over the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans. “This