Inside Logistics


  • Canadian firms rethinking logistics business models, new report shows

    March 4, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    Despite the economic downturn, investment in distribution facilities in Canada has increased dramatically over the past five years with total annual investment growing from $674 million in 2005 to $1.39 billion, an increase of 106%. That’s one of the many

  • SCL Canada, partners to launch first-ever global logistics, innovation report

    February 4, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    MARKHAM, Ont. — Supply Chain and Logistics Association Canada (SCL), in partnership with Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and Industry Canada, are set to launch the first-ever report on global logistics and innovation in Canada. Officials say the new report,

  • hard pill to swallow

    October 1, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    Shippers of pharmaceuticals and health care products have more options to send their traffic by air than before. Special offerings from airlines multiplied last year, partly as a result of the economic downturn. As their volumes shrank dramatically, a number

  • CTA’s Bradley offers advice to shippers

    June 24, 2008 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — David Bradley, CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), warned shippers at the Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Logistics Association that they will have to continue paying sufficient surcharges in light of rising fuel costs. “However you cut

  • FKI Logistex launches new case conveyor product family

    May 28, 2008 by Canadian Shipper

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — FKI Logistex, a leader in integrated material handling solutions, has announced the launch of Logistex Case Conveyor Solutions, an advanced conveyor product family for the global market. FKI made the announcement at CeMAT 2008, held this

  • Solvay awards Panalpina with additional air freight business

    November 1, 2007 by Canadian Shipper

    BASEL, Switzerland — Panalpina, one of the worlds leading providers of transport and logistics services, has been awarded significant further business from its customer Solvay Chemicals. The new air freight services will be in addition to the 13,000 TEU ocean

  • UPS names healthcare logistics manager

    October 9, 2007 by Canadian Shipper

    ATLANTA, Ga.UPS has named a senior UPS manager to direct a new enterprise team focused on serving the global healthcare industry. Bill Hook, who most recently oversaw UPSs relationship with healthcare strategic accounts, has been named vice president of healthcare

  • Inventory levels increase slightly

    September 14, 2007 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Inventory levels edged up 0.2% to $63.1 billion in July, Statistics Canada records indicate. The increase was due to a 1.5% jump in raw material inventories, as both goods-in-process and finished-product inventories were drawn down during the

  • Kuehne + Nagel chosen to provide cold chain services to AstraZeneca

    August 3, 2007 by Canadian Shipper

    London, UK — AstraZeneca, one of the worlds leading international pharmaceutical companies has selected Kuehne + Nagel to handle part of its exports of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products from Europeto the rest of the world. Under the new agreement, Kuehne +

  • DHL Web-based system for consolidated distribution services provides seamless tracking of shipments

    April 6, 2007 by Canadian Shipper

    PLANTATION, Fla. DHL has announced a new shipment visibility enhancement to its Global Forwarding Consolidated Distribution Service (CDS), a US Import service that enables customers to reduce brokerage fees and shorten delivery times for shipments originating in Asia, Europe, and