Inside Logistics


  • Railroad and Shipper executives headline winter meeting of Midwest Association of Rail Shippers

    December 5, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    CHICAGO, Illinois–“Rail Shipping-Powering America’s Economy” will be the theme of The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) 2014 Winter Meeting to be held January 15–16 at the Oak Brook Hills Resort–Chicago in Oak Brook, IL. It will be the 242nd

  • Caravan announces rebranding initiative, new Web site

    November 27, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. — Caravan Logistics has a new name and look. The company has been rebranded Caravan Group of Companies as part of a rebranding effort aimed at bringing Caravan’s complementary operating units under one corporate umbrella. The rebranding marks

  • Mullen buys Jay’s Moving & Storage

    May 17, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    REGINA, Sask. — Mullen Group announced today the acquisition of Jay’s Moving & Storage in a deal expected to close on June 1. Jay’s, owned by Dennis Doehl and based in Regina, Sask., has been in business since 1964 and

  • LEADERS: Wes Armour on shipper expectations and the need for flexibility

    May 12, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    Part II of our exclusive interview with Armour Transportation Systems Wes Wermour. Q: What do shippers expect from their carrier partners during the current economic growth phase? Armour: Shippers are demanding on-time delivery, real time access to information on the

  • FedEx Freight expands LTL offerings

    February 4, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Freight has unified its LTL network, with the company now offering both priority and economy service under the FedEx Freight umbrella. FedEx Freight Priority is a fast-transit choice designed for reliable, time-sensitive LTL freight delivery. FedEx

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Administrative nightmare for obligatory training in Quebec to end

    September 5, 2008 by Canadian Shipper

    MONTREAL, Que. — A newly-created co-operative will soon relieve Quebec companies of the crippling administrative burden associated with their legal obligation to spend a minimum amount on employee training. The co-op for the transportation industry sector will be owned and

  • Associations react to WHTI extension

    June 22, 2007 by Canadian Shipper

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The US Departments of State and Homeland Security have issued their long-anticipated proposed rule for land and sea travel to the US under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). While the announcement includes the acceptance of a

  • NationaLease and AmeriQuest agree to combine organizations

    October 13, 2006 by Canadian Shipper

    CHERRY HILL, NJ — NationaLease Purchasing Corporation, the purchasing arm of NationaLease, and AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corporation have signed an agreement to combine both organizations to provide a broader range of value to transportation and logistics companies. Under

  • NYK sets up new logistics unit

    April 10, 2006 by Canadian Shipper

    NYK has set up a new business unit called the Logistics Integrator Group, which was established at the start of April. The Logistics Integrator Group will collaborate with companies based overseas and with each of the six other groups that

  • COMMENT: Global textile market now facing reality

    May 6, 2005 by Canadian Shipper

    That shirt you are wearing where was it made? There are many possible countries, but many of them see their businesses under threat, now that the Multi-Fibre Agreement has come to an end. What lies behind this story? At the