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Print page. Report says Canadian warehousing and storage industry performing well

Report says Canadian warehousing and storage industry performing well

by Inside Logistics Online StaffJuly 8, 2024 Industry research firm IBISWorld released a June 2024 report on the Canadian warehousing and storage sector, showing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.3 per cent over the past five years and reaching an estimated $2.3 billion in revenue in 2024. The report says general warehousing and storage […]

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Print page. Coldstream Concrete fined in forktruck incident

Coldstream Concrete fined in forktruck incident

by Inside Logistics Online StaffMarch 12, 2024 Coldstream Concrete Limited, a manufacturer of precast concrete products for the construction and drainage industries, based in Ilderton, Ontario, was fined $75,000 in provincial court.The company pleaded guilty to violating the Occupation Health and Safety Act after a worker was critically injured in a forktruck collision. On the day

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Federal funding for six projects meant to clear bottlenecks

Federal funding for six projects meant to clear bottlenecks

by Emily AtkinsJanuary 10, 2024 The federal government has announced $12 million in funding for six projects that will help remove bottlenecks in key corridors. Through the National Trade Corridors Fund the government will contribute up to $5 million to the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority to install non-intrusive inspection technologies for commercial vehicles that will facilitate more

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Print page. Study finds supply chain leaders lagging in use of analytics

Study Finds su[[ly chains leaders lagging in use of Analytics

by Emily Atkins October 11, 2023 Supply chain leaders cite the need to reduce costs, improve the customer experience and expedite delivery times as their top-three challenges, yet fewer than half are using their supply chain data to inform their strategy and 14 percent aren’t using supply chain data at all to make decisions.  That’s according

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Canary takes flight for Drone Delivery Canada

Armed Forces to use drones for medical supply deliveries

by Emily AtkinsSeptember 8, 2023 Canada’s military will be testing aircraft from Drone Delivery Canada gauge their suitability for use in military logistics applications. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces’ (DND/CAF) Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program has contracted with DDC to use a Canary remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in

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Canary takes flight for Drone Delivery Canada

Canary takes flight for Drone Delivery Canada

by Emily AtkinsAugust 4, 2023 Drone Delivery Canada Corp.’s Canary remotely piloted aircraft has completed its first commercial flights. The company completed three round trip flights with the Canary on the Care by Air route, which is DDC’s longest commercial route at 13.4km. All flights were completed in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations. The third flight

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Canary takes flight for Drone Delivery Canada

Economic impacts will mount quickly if west coast strike lingers, groups say

by Emily AtkinsJuly 5, 2023 Industry groups are warning of serious economic impacts if the BC dockworkers strike is allowed to continue. The strike, now in it’s fifth day, started on July 1, after 7,400 members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) walked off the job. Talks between the union and the employers, the

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Canary takes flight for Drone Delivery Canada

Commercial real estate poised for renewed upswing

by Emily AtkinsJune 16, 2023 Canada’s commercial real estate sector is poised for an upswing in the second half of the year, new research has found. While caution characterized investment activity in the first three months of 2023, sentiment is shifting in Canada’s commercial real estate sector. Positive indicators have emerged, led by rising demand and

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