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Transportation & Logistics Featured Stories:

    • Petroleum Products Reseller Finds Financial Answer

      by Tina Olivero

      Chetwynd Petroleums adds ERP software integration with automated sales, inventory control with financial management tools Chetwynd Petroleums Ltd., a high-volume fuels distribution business operating in remote northern British Columbia, needed reliable integrated business management financial tools fast. It isn’t uncommon for the company to process 300-400 fuel sales a day or more – amounting to […]

    • Terminal Inventory Automation: Developing a More Efficient Supply Chain

      by Scott Fleck

      Embracing Efficiency In today’s energy markets, embracing new technology is more than just beneficial—it is also an essential step for companies that hope to stay ahead of the competition. Timely receipt of high-quality inventory data is a prerequisite for efficient supply chain operations, well-grounded analytics, and smarter decision making. However, many oil and gas suppliers, […]

    • Setting Roots On Rocky Shores

      Integrated Logistics Exposé

      Since the arrival of their first cargo ship at the Port of Long Pond Manuals, Newfoundland, Integrated Logistics (IL) has lived by the statement “We Can Handle It”. Specializing in project cargo that moves by marine transport, the company has been growing their operation with that core value since 2009. In each assignment that statement drives their […]

    • Keltic: Transportation Solutions Made Simple

      Keltic Logistics & Transportation Exposé

      The oil, gas, and energy industry’s unique shipping requirements demand just-in-time service from transportation and logistics companies. The pressure is immense: only those companies prepared to rise to the occasion can excel. By investing heavily in technology, equipment and, most importantly, their personnel, Keltic has positioned itself to tackle logistical challenges and help their clients […]

    • Crude By Rail

      by Tina Olivero

      Transporting crude oil by rail has been growing in North America and with pipeline concerns mounting it is becoming even more attractive in Western Canada. Rail transport has a multitude of benefits over other crude transport solutions. CN Unit Train: 70 to 120 cars carrying only crude oil Manifest trains are mixed cargo trains delivering […]

    • Measuring The Safety of North American Tankers

      by Bruce Lantz

      The abundance of liquid natural gas produced in Canada is raising the demand for export and increased movement; tankers are gaining in popularity and in policy, and are proving their worth in safety. As the Canadian oil and gas industry seeks attractive offshore markets, the thirst for profit is being played out against the backdrop […]

    • Mckeil Marine Barges Into Newfoundland & Labrador

      by Tina Pomroy

      (Above: McKeil barge and tug are transporting tanks to the Vale project in Long Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada) Three of McKeil Marine’s success factors are clarity of its core business in cost-effective transportation and project services support; skilled ­sailing and support crew, engineers, and ­architects, and attention to customers. Known for its hospitality and nearby salmon fishing river, […]

    • Wings of Globalization – It’s an Art and an Intelligence!

      by Igor Jukov

      Marshall McLuhan labelled our world a “Global Village” in 1962. At the time, everyone thought he was crazy. Now, here we are a half-century later, living out the reality of his global vision. These days, globalization is the phenomenon that allows for businesses to grow and expand in new and interesting ways. No longer do […]

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