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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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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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Big Ship Ready ~ Cruise Terminal Planning

Big Ship Ready ~ Cruise Terminal Planning

Cruise tourism development requires being big ship ready.  From a global perspective, one of the most critical factors influencing new cruise port planning and existing terminal redevelopment is the trend towards ever-larger cruise vessels. The World Association for Waterborne Transport …

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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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Canada’s Gateway Ports: Title Holders and Contenders

Canada’s Gateway Ports: Title Holders and Contenders

Canada’s supply chain gateway ports are enagegd in a boxing match between current title holders and contenders and intermodal transportation drives growth. Rather than relegating this metaphor to an afterthought, this article will use it to review the march of Canada’s …

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