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Supply Chain Canada Conference
CITA
CITA, in collaboration with Supply Chain and Logistics Canada, is pleased to present Supply Chain Canada, Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Road West, May 14-15, 2013. The 2013 program includes keynotes and workshops that will feature inspiration-to-action conversations and insights tailored to your priorities. Connect with colleagues at the many networking events! Leave with new skills, creativity and energy – get ready to be inspired! For more information or to register, please visit the Supply Chain Canada website at http://supplychaincanada.com.
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ILWU clerical workers at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach ratify contract
Cargo Business
The 600 clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, who originally rejected the terms of a tentative agreement reached Dec. 4 that ended a weeklong strike, voted to ratify those same contract terms. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit, and the Harbor Employers Association released a joint announcement about the new contract, which will be effective through June 30, 2016.
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Obama rolls out new infrastructure, jobs plan
Daily Kos
In his State of the Union address, President Obama announced a new plan to repair the nation's failing infrastructure and create construction jobs. The White House unveiled the plan.
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Trucking


Truck driver shortage a blow to Canadian economy
Market Wire
Canada could experience a shortage of 25,000 to 33,000 for-hire truck drivers by 2020, disrupting not only the trucking industry, but the Canadian economy and ultimately affecting the well-being of consumers as well, according to a new study released by the Conference Board of Canada.
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Rail


CN Rail shares surge as Jim Vena named CEO
The Huffington Post
Shares in CN hit a new all-time high as the Montreal-based railway announced the appointment of veteran employee Jim Vena to chief operating officer, a position left vacant with the departure of Keith Creel to rival Canadian Pacific.
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Air


JFK declines as air cargo destination
The Wall Street Journal
For years, John F. Kennedy International Airport has been a vital gateway for air cargo entering the U.S., especially goods from Europe headed across North America and shipments intended for the densely packed New York metropolitan region.
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Supply Chain Canada Conference
CITA
CITA, in collaboration with Supply Chain and Logistics Canada, is pleased to present Supply Chain Canada, Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Road West, May 14-15, 2013. The 2013 program includes keynotes and workshops that will feature inspiration-to-action conversations and insights tailored to your priorities. Connect with colleagues at the many networking events! Leave with new skills, creativity and energy – get ready to be inspired! For more information or to register, please visit the Supply Chain Canada website at http://supplychaincanada.com.

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Shipping touted as greenest option
Windsor Star
Shipping goods through the Great Lakes is more environmentally friendly and efficient than using land-based alternatives, according to a study funded by the marine industry.

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Canadian international merchandise trade, December 2012
Statistics Canada
Canada's merchandise imports fell 2.8 per cent in December and merchandise exports declined 0.9 per cent. As a result, Canada's trade deficit with the world decreased from $1.7 billion in November to $901 million in December.

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Marine


Strait port authority has its foes
The Chronicle-Herald
Looking out the boardroom window of the Strait of Canso Superport offices onto the still waters separating mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton, the firm's chief executive officer said that he's just attempting to keep money in the area.
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