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  • News Technology

    Global Focus – October 2009

    October 20, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    MENA shippers farming it out Companies operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are turning more and more to logistics outsourcing, according to a recent brief from ARC Advisory Group. Currently, the third-party logistics (3PL) market in

  • News General

    Done Deals – October 2009

    October 20, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    DART Supply Chain Solutions, Inc has acquired iWheels Dedicated Logistics, a provider of just-in-time logistics services specializing in the automotive sector. iWheels provides dedicated services to General Motors and Ford in Canada and the northern US. The financial terms of

  • News Technology

    Done Deals – September 2009

    October 16, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Toronto, Ontario-based Manitoulin Transport has partnered with Elizabeth, New Jersey-headquartered New England Motor Freight (NEMF) to handle one another’s freight on certain routes. As part of the deal—which took effect August 31—Manitoulin now receives all NEMF freight from Buffalo and

  • News Technology

    Benchmarks – September 2009

    October 16, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Two Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) officers working at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, have been recognized for their efforts to improve the speed of container inspection. Health Canada standards dictate that CBSA officers cannot examine marine containers

  • Grounded

    October 16, 2009 by Deborah Aarts

    The pros and cons of the air cargo crisis

  • News General

    Where do freight rates come from?

    September 14, 2009 by Aaron Lalvani

    Shippers are often unaware of how trucking companies determine the fees they charge. We asked freight pro Aaron Lalvani to clear up the confusion.

  • News Technology

    Benchmarks – July/August 2009

    August 27, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Monaghan, Ireland-based Combilift Ltd has manufactured its 10,000th four-way forklift, and the landmark vehicle has found a home in Canada. The 11-year-old company recently delivered a 20,000-lb-capacity forklift to wood products producer Weyerhaeuser’s Parallam Mill on Annacis Island, near Vancouver,

  • Global Focus – July/August 2009

    August 27, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Canal confers colossal contract The Panama Canal Authority has signed a contract for the design and construction of its third set of locks. Consortium Grupo Unidos por el Canal, a group of four companies, earned the business by quoting a

  • News Technology

    Get on track!

    June 25, 2009 by Deborah Aarts

    Four steps to telematics success

  • News General

    Global Focus – May 2009

    May 27, 2009 by adamin

    Menlo nabs auto parts deal in MexicoMexican automotive parts manufacturer Dana México Corporacion S de RL de CV has hired Menlo Worldwide Logistics to provide transportation management services. Menlo will manage the company’s intra-Mexico freight movements and cross-border transportation of