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Transportation and Logistics Trends

Transportation and Logistics Trends

Transportation and logistics trends for business-led economic development was one of the important subjects examined at a leading economic development conference. The British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) presented its 2017 Annual Summit in Victoria, BC  in June  2017. The …

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How to Trade With a Dragon

How to Trade With a Dragon

Import export Canadian Trade with China Benefits from both Strategic & Practical Measures

Momentum to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) froze thanks to the tone and tenor of President Trump. An “America first” approach driving a renegotiation of the North …

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Igniting Your Supply Chain Strategy

Igniting Your Supply Chain Strategy

Wave Point Consulting presented “Moving Forward, Looking Back: Logistics Best Practices in BC” at the APICS Vancouver chapter supply chain strategy session. The summit featured industry learning, best practices, and innovation with multi-track speaker panels designed for both supply chain …

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Ensuring the Vancouver Gateway is Future Ready

Ensuring the Vancouver Gateway is Future Ready

Ensuring the Vancouver Gateway is future ready was a timely keynote addresss to the 2016 BCIT International Business Management Program (IBMP) Showcase. It was a networking event where students of IBMP and program-related professionals and organizations came together.

IBMP students …

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Inland Terminals Drive Gateway Growth

Inland Terminals Drive Gateway Growth

A Inland terminal can drive gateway growth. Economist Phil Davies observed, “Total North American Pacific Coast container traffic reached 24.7 million TEU’s in 2014, finally recovering to the peak levels achieved in 2006 and 2007.” “High container traffic volumes are …

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Port Congestion and Drayage Efficiency

Port Congestion and Drayage Efficiency

Port congestion and drayage efficiency issues have re-emerged as significant challenges for North American container ports with the recovery of container traffic to previous peaks. Transport economist Phil Davies suggests that the current situation should spark renewed interest in potential …

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Impact of Panama Canal Expansion

Impact of Panama Canal Expansion

The impact of the Panama Canal expansion project on global supply chains has been a subject of intense interest in the shipping sector. Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Quijano recently told reporters that by January 2016 the widened canal will be …

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Port Trucking Strike

Port Trucking Strike

The topic of port trucking strikes has generated considerable interest from freight shippers. The Surface Annual Transportation Annual Review survey results revealed that problems at marine container terminals and in the drayage sector have impacted perceptions of logistics service quality …

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