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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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Technology Commercialization in Maritime Logistics & Transport

Technology Commercialization in Maritime Logistics & Transport

Technology commercialization in the maritime logistics & transport sector is rising in importance. Transport companies primarily adopt technology for three main reasons.  First, to gain a competitive advantage over rivals. Second, technology is commercialized, imported, adopted, and used to improve …

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Reduce Operating Costs

Reduce Operating Costs

Trying to Reduce Operating Costs? Leadership Strategies for Improvement.

Leadership behavior is critical to success and sustainable results. Organizations often fail to meet improvement targets because they focus their effort on tools and processes, not people. Thus, they try another …

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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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Big Expectations for Asia Pacific Gateway Project Cargo

Big Expectations for Asia Pacific Gateway Project Cargo

The ability for British Columbia’s ports to handle project logistics will be a key contributor to the economic development of Western Canada. According to the Project Cargo Network “heavy lift/project cargo” is the term used to describe the national or international transportation …

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Response

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Response

The Canadian Minister of Transport announced the creation of the Emergency Response Task Force under the Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate (TDG Directorate) on April 23, 2014, to work on strengthening emergency response capacity across the country. The Task Force’s primary …

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