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    Time for Some New Business Models to Spur More Competition in the Canadian Freight Industry

    February 26, 2014 12:45PM by Dan Goodwill

    Two developments over the past five years have reshaped the Canadian Freight Industry. The Great Recession in the late 2000s caused many Canadian trucking companies to shrink in size or leave the freight industry. During the past couple of years,

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    Omni-Channel Retailing – Part 2 – Implications for Freight Carriers and Logistics Service Providers

    January 26, 2014 4:29PM by Dan Goodwill

    In last week’s blog I provided an overview of Omni-Channel Retailing, a very important transformational change that is taking place. This change will have a profound effect on the retail and freight industries. In this blog, I will outline some

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    Some Major Trends in Freight Transportation in 2014

    December 9, 2013 3:26PM by Dan Goodwill

    In my previous blog, I tried to capture some of the Major Freight Transportation Stories of 2013 (http://www.dantranscon.com/index.php/blog/entry/the-top-freight-transportation-stories-of-2013). In this blog I will look ahead to 2014 and beyond. Here are some of the emerging trends that transportation professionals should

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    What were the Biggest Freight Transportation Stories of 2013? / What will be the Top Trends in 2014?

    November 3, 2013 8:47AM by Dan Goodwill

    At the end of each year, I like to take stock of the major freight transportation stories of the past twelve months and look ahead to the major industry trends in the coming year. The two blogs that I write

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    The Fifth Annual Surface Transportation – a Great Opportunity to Learn and Network

    August 4, 2013 1:23PM by Dan Goodwill

    The 2013 Surface Transportation Summit is scheduled for October 16 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This year’s event, co-hosted by Dan Goodwill & Associates and the Business Information Group, will focus on a range of topics of interest to Shippers

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    A U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance in 2014 to 2016 will Boost Freight Volumes

    June 16, 2013 5:10PM by Dan Goodwill

    Every year at this time, RBC Dominion Securities Inc. assembles a group of investors and invites Jim Allworth, Co-Chair and Portfolio Strategist to address the group. This year’s session was particularly noteworthy in that Mr. Allworth painted a rather optimistic

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    Transportation Trends in 2013

    January 11, 2013 8:16AM by Dan Goodwill

    Here are some of the key trends to watch for in 2013. 1. The fiscal crisis may determine the level of the economic recovery in 2013 America is facing a number of economic headwinds (e.g. high unemployment and underemployment, mismatch