Inside Logistics


  • Smyrlis to speak at Cold Chain Management conference

    February 17, 2006 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. Transportation Media editorial director Lou Smyrlis will be speaking at the Cold Chain Management and Temperature Control Summit later this month on shipment trends in the pharmaceutical industry. Smyrlis He will be referencing the results from our second

  • BAX Global appoints new Logistics Business Development Director for Asia Pacific

    January 16, 2006 by Canadian Shipper

    SINGAPORE , Malaysia– BAX Global Pte Ltd has appointed Andrew Mitchell as director, Logistics Business Development Asia-Pacific. Mitchell will be responsible for growing the company’s third party (3PL) logistics business throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and will be based at the

  • Omron to invest in greater share of U.S. and global RFID market

    December 1, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–Omron Corporation, a $5.5 billion Japanese manufacturer of automation and sensing products, will invest $20 million worldwide over 2005 and 2006 as a first step in seizing a larger share of the U.S. and global radio frequency identification (RFID)

  • Imports decline in most sectors

    September 14, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada’s imports declined in all major sectors in July, except automotive products where they registered a 1.0% gain. "This occurred as several companies built up inventories of motor vehicle parts used in the production of popular models,"

  • Machinery and equipment sector import stabilize after four months of gains

    June 14, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Imports of machinery and equipment remained stable at $9.0 billion in April, halting four consecutive months of gains. Growth during this period was driven by increases in industrial and agricultural machinery and in aircraft and other transportation,

  • Teradata releases Demand Chain Management 3.2, Manufacturing Logical Data Model

    May 9, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    DAYTON, OH Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation, has announced Teradata Demand Chain Management (DCM) Release 3.2, an analytic application that aims to help companies increase sales and decrease inventory through a forecasting and replenishment solution. It also enables retailers

  • DHL-Lufthansa Cargo to set up life sciences logistics centre

    March 18, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    MIRAMAR, Fla. -DHL Danzas Air & Ocean and Lufthansa Cargo are partnering in a joint-venture company to provide integrated end-to-end temperature controlled transportation solutions for the life science industry, covering pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare services. According to a statement, LifeConEx,

  • You’ll need new friends to deal with the latest supply chain challenges, Smyrlis advises PPCLA members

    March 4, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. Dealing with rising transportation costs and the shortage of capacity at the same time as meeting company expectations to expand to new markets and boost supply chain efficiencies, will require a great deal of new thinking, editorial director

  • Airfreight cold chain temperature seamlessly monitored

    March 2, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. — Kuehne + Nagel in cooperation with KLM Cargo reports successfully retrieving and uploading to the Internet temperature data for a pharmaceutical airfreight shipment. This ability to seamlessly monitor a consignment’s en-route temperature marks a significant step in

  • Smyrlis to address PPCLA

    February 25, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian Transportation & Logistics editorial director Lou Smyrlis will be addressing members of the Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Logistics Association (PPCLA) next Thursday on emerging trends in transportation. Much of Smyrlis’ address will be focused on the results of the