The objectives of this briefing are to describe a typical order fulfillment process for a sale of bulk grain* to an international buyer and identify some of the key issues in the performance of the bulk grain logistics system.


Throughout the region, the infrastructure and transportation systems vary considerably from one jurisdiction to another, yet are integrated and interdependent. Maintaining seamless, efficient transportation is vital to the West’s resource and manufacturin…


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Post-Meeting Report – 2015 Spring Member Forum. Geopolitics & Trade: Shifting Markets – Impacts on Western Canada’s Economy & Transportation Network


Program - 2015 Spring Member Forum. Geopolitics & Trade: Shifting Markets – Impacts on Western Canada’s Economy & Transportation Network


Mr. Tirole, 2014 Winner of Nobel Prize for Economics, has said, “regulation is a complex subject because it must be light enough to prevent entrepreneurship from being squelched,” while “at the same time you need to have a strong state which is going to e…


Supporting Continued Success: Disaster Management; And Regional Transportation Priorities


Forty individuals from across western Canada and representing all six sectors (Air, Construction, Logistics, Marine, Rail and Trucking) in the Asia Pacific Gateway were surveyed or interviewed to gather their impressions about the current priorities in te…


At WESTAC’s Semi-Annual Meeting, November 20 and 21 in Vancouver, Members heard from two provocative speakers presenting game-changing scenarios. Each scenario challenged the world as we know it on globalization, transportation networks and infrastructure…