Inside Logistics


  • News General

    Back on track

    February 26, 2009 by Deborah Aarts

    The recession is hitting Canada’s shortline railways hard, and the dip is motivating many to add new, decidedly shipper-friendly services. As Deborah Aarts explains, it’s a good time to take another look at shortlines.

  • News Events

    Time to re-route

    February 26, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Our 2009 Transportation Roundtable finds opportunity in adversity

  • News General

    Benchmarks – January/February 2009

    February 26, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Bison Transport has placed first in the category of companies operating more than 100 million miles annually in the US-based Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) National Fleet Safety Award competition. The Winnipeg-based freight carrier registered the lowest US Department of Transportation

  • Global Focus – January/February 2009

    February 26, 2009 by MM&D Staff

    Très grand, très froid!Canadian frozen food giant McCain has partnered with Dutch logistics service provider Kloosterboer and German materials handling vendor Westfalia to create the biggest cold storage facility in France. Located in the northern French municipality of Harnes, the

  • News Technology

    Truckload vs LTL

    December 22, 2008 by Dan Einwechter

    Let customer demand dictate the decision

  • Benchmarks – December 2008

    December 20, 2008 by MM&D staff

    Lakeside Logistics has awarded 12 of its carriers with its inaugural Vision Green Globe Award. The Oakville, Ontario-based third-party logistics provider created the award to recognize its carriers’ commitment to environmental measures and participation in the US SmartWay partnership. This

  • News General

    Aussie Mint modernizes materials handling

    December 20, 2008 by MM&D staff

    Bulk materials handling solutions provider Gough Econ, Inc has received an order from Australis Engineering P/L of Sydney, Australia to provide equipment for The Royal Australian Mint in Canberra. The Mint is undergoing a US$60-million revamp of its material handling

  • News General

    2008 PMAC, MM&D and purchasingb2b salary survey

    November 25, 2008 by Emily Atkins

    It’s October so it must be salary survey time. Once again, we have surveyed the industry to find out who’s making what and how you feel about your pay, work conditions and the challenges you face.

  • Ready for take-off

    November 24, 2008 by Deborah Aarts

    Could Canada become a hub for international air cargo?