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Prepare for sticker shock in the warehouse market

It’s hard to be profitable in trucking without strategically located facilities. Several large players recently told me they consider themselves to be in the real estate business, not the trucki...

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CN and Canadian Pacific vie for shippers’ and KCS shareholders’ favor

Both seek to create a railroad with a network extending from Mexico to Canada through US Midwest ivals CN (NYSE: CNI) and Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) are vying to win the public...

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Regulators say older merger rules apply to Kansas City Southern

Board Member Primus dissents A proposed merger between Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) and Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) can proceed under older rules governing Class I merg...

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Port of Montreal strike: Feds poised to intervene as work stoppage begins

Canadian government prepares back-to-work legislation As longshoremen began a general strike at the Port of Montreal on Monday, Canada’s federal government was moving quickly to intervene to ...

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Fight the Inside Jobs of Cargo Theft

My first experience with cargo theft was one summer during university. I was working the graveyard shift on a loading dock and noticed a co-worker putting boxes of new appliances into a strategically ...

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The Cost of Bad Roads

Beginning April 1, Canadians began paying more at the pump as the national carbon tax was hiked to 10.73 cents per liter of diesel. Thanks to the hike, the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) estimates t...

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