Inside Logistics


  • teams up with J.D. Edwards

    February 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper, a transportation network optimization company, has formed a strategic alliance with J.D. Edwards & Co. As part of the alliance, J.D. Edwards and plan to develop standardized interfaces between’s OptiManage transportation management system and J.D. Edwards’ OneWorld

  • CRM systems likely to remain at the top of IT shopping lists AMR survey indicates

    February 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems can expect to remain at the top of any IT shopping list despite the economic downturn, according to results shown by a recent AMR Research survey. Market analysts AMR Research say it should come as

  • Auctioning vendor FreeMarkets buying supply chain planning vendor Adexa for $340 million

    February 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Supply chain planning vendor Adexa is being purchased by auctioning vendor FreeMarkets for $340 million in stock. (All figures in U.S. dollars.) The buyout is seven times Adexa’s revenue of $50 million, but according to Pierre Mitchell and Randy Weston

  • Online heavyweight FreightWise to cease operations

    February 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    In what remains a surprising move, despite the recent spate of dot-com failures, online transportation marketplace FreightWise is reported to be closing its doors. With the financial backing of BNSF, General Electric and Canadian National, as well as the participation

  • Toronto’s Radcliffe Systems unveils newest transportation management STAR

    February 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Toronto’s Radcliffe Systems Inc., a developer of supply chain management systems, has launched a new transportation management system called STAR. The system is designed for transportation management companies, third party logistics providers and shippers with private fleets. The concept of

  • Evergreen Marine moving operations to Deltaport in April

    February 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Global carrier Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) will be moving its operations from the Port of Vancouver to Deltaport starting from the end of April. Deltaport has on-dock capability of two 7,000-foot trains shipside, four post-Panamax cranes, a 35-acre rail yard

  • DHL defies FedEx, UPS

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Cargo airline DHL Airways, which is headquarted in California, has urged the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to dismiss complaints filed by its larger rivals, United Parcel Service Co. and Federal Express Corp., which have asserted that the airline fails

  • KLM Cargo to cut fuel surcharge and increase air freight rates

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ Cargo division has announced that the carrier is cutting its current fuel surcharge on air freight shipments from 17 EUR (Euro) cents to 10 EUR cents per kilogram (approx. 10 USD cents), effective March 1, 2001.

  • Transport Minister launches Intenational Air Services Policy Review

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada’s Federal Transport Minister David Collenette is launching an international air services policy review to address competition in the international market with the release of a consultation document for stakeholder review and comment. Transport Canada will consider stakeholder comments received

  • New Boeing freighter comes with improved cargo systems

    February 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Boeing has completed installation of new cargo handling systems for the first 757SF (Special Freighter) at its Boeing Airplane Services Wichita facility. Launch customer DHL Worldwide Express will receive the aircraft from Boeing in early March. The systems, designed and