The Forwarder

Canada’s Freight Forwarding Magazine

The Forwarder: Technology Issue

December 21, 2022

The Fall 2022 issue of the Forwarder is largely dedicated to the topic of Technology and the trends and issues forwarders and other supply chain stakeholders face in adopting it, adapting to it, and harnessing it for success and transparency. Evolving technology is pushing the boundaries and changing how the world does business. While some […]

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CIFFA’s Input Towards Canada’s National Cyber Security Strategy

Forwarder Online January 24, 2023

The Government of Canada launched the National Cyber Security Strategy Consultation this summer, requesting feedback to the changing digital landscape and the exposure to cyber threats and cybercrime. An eight-week public consultation ran until August 19, 2022, with contribution from a broad range of Canadians. Canada’s National Cyber Security Strategy was initially launched in 2018. […]

Cybersecurity-Protect Your Business, Tomorrow

Forwarder Online January 20, 2023

A CIFFA Member to Member Webinar on Cybersecurity – “How to Protect Your Business, Tomorrow”, was held June 28, 2022, offered as follow-up to the 10 Best Cybersecurity Practices paper created by CIFFA’s Technology Committee. A panel of seasoned professionals provided expert advice and best practices on how to protect your business – both before […]

Month in Review – December 2022

Monthly Review January 09, 2023

Maritime December 2: Container Shipping Rates Still Sinking: Skid Slows for Asia Spot Rates to West Coast but Not to East Coast – FreightWaves “This cliff that rates have fallen from shows there is more competition in the market than a lot of people had feared,” said Patrik Berglund, CEO of rate-tracking company Xeneta, in […]

Month in Review – November 2022

Monthly Review December 07, 2022

Maritime November 1: Maersk Gives Overstocked Retailers the Option to Slow Arrivals – gCaptain Maersk says it is offering shippers the opportunity to slow cargo arrivals from Asia destined for European and U.S. ports to help retailers manage bloated inventories. The initiative from the Danish logistics integrator comes as demand for retail lifestyle products from […]

CIFFA Appoints Julia Kuzeljevich Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Forwarder Online December 05, 2022

TORONTO, December 5,2022 — CIFFA, the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association, has appointed Julia Kuzeljevich to the position of Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs. Formerly in the role of Director, Policy and Communications, Julia will now assume more responsibility for CIFFA’s government relations files, at all levels of government and working with CIFFA’s lobbyist in […]

Month in Review – October 2022

Monthly Review November 03, 2022

Maritime October 3: Carriers Now ‘Begging for Business’ as Volumes and Rates Tumble – The Loadstar Xeneta’s long-term XSI shipping index fell last month for the first time since January, and is likely to drop sharply in the coming months as shippers demand cheaper new contracts and mid-term rate reductions. The modest 1.1% decline in […]