Inside Logistics


  • 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

  • LeanLogistics designs new decision support system to reduce costs

    February 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    LeanLogistics is looking to a new decision support system to arm member companies of its collaborative transportation communities with instant access to the who, what, where, when, how and why of supply chain events. Designed to cut costs throughout the

  • Collenette supports intent of TSB recommendations to enhance railway safety

    February 6, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Transport Minister David Collenette has responded to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canadas report on a rear-end collision between two Canadian Pacific Railway freight trains near Notch Hill, British Columbia on August 11, 1998. The Board made two recommendations

  • Clarke appoints new VP & CFO

    February 5, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    James G. Lawn has been appointed vice president, finance and chief financial officer for Clarke Inc. He joins Clarke from his position as chief financial officer of the Ventra Group Inc. Through its five operating divisions (Concord Transportation, Clarke Transport,

  • For the first time since July 1998, manufacturers expect to decrease production

    February 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    There is yet another concrete sign that the economy is about to cool down. Statistics Canada’s Quarterly Business Condition Survey of manufacturing found that 43 percent of manufacturers planned to decrease production in the first quarter, while only 15 percent

  • ROE Logistics relocates Toronto, Calgary offices

    February 4, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Transportation and logistics provider ROE Logistics has relocated both its Toronto and Calgary offices. ROE Logistics is based in Montreal and has offices in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. The Toronto office is still located minutes away from Pearson Airport and

  • Licensing agreement adds eDispatch to Aether’s transportation and logistics division wireless offerings

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper Wireless Data Inc., a leading developer of dispatching software marketed through wireless data providers to companies managing mobile workforces, and Aether Systems, Inc. a provider ofwireless data products and services, have signed a commercial licensing agreement. Aether Systems will

  • ALK Associates undergoes name change

    February 1, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    ALK Associates changed its name to ALK Technologies, Inc. tobetter reflect the company’s growth within the transportation industry. ALK’s offerings include the PC MILER product line of commercial routing,mapping, and mileage software; TravRoute’s GPS route guidance and navigation systems; and

  • BTS Indicators Report shows drop in transportation profits

    January 31, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    In its latest monthly Transportation Indicators report, The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) shows that transportation industry profits across all modes declined 13 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter of 2000. In the

  • Norman Mineta sworn in as 14th U.S. transportation secretary

    January 28, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Norman Y. Mineta has been sworn in as the 14th U.S. secretary of transportation, following unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Mineta will oversee an agency consisting of almost 100,000 employees and a $58.7 billion budget. Created in 1967, the