Month: September 2014

Top-down Trucker Consolidation Improves Canadian Economy

Manitoulin Transport has been making some power plays in a second acquisition of another trucking company within the past two months. This acquisition has led to the Transport company being one of the largest in the entirety of North America. Of course, Manitoulin Transport isn’t the only Canadian trucking and transport company that is buying… Read more »

Speed Global Services Purchases Warehouse

Acquisition adds 350,000 square feet to holdings Speed Global Services has announced that they have acquired additional warehouse space that will add to their existing 650,000 square feet of fulfillment and distribution space. Located at 2321 Kenmore Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda, the property includes overhead cranes, a rail line and 35 foot ceiling… Read more »

The Border between Western New York and Southern Ontario

This summer has been a rough one for travel crossing the border between Western New York and Southern Ontario. During 2014, and for many years prior, Speed Global Services has been a leader in commercial shipping solutions, giving us some remarkable expertise in this field. Today, we want to share some information with our blog… Read more »

Getting your Commercial Driver’s License

With all the trucker shortages lately, and more of them to come, people knowing how they can get their commercial driver’s license is incredibly crucial if there is to be any chance at obtaining new truckers to take on the many jobs that are needing to be filled. A commercial driver’s license or CDL is… Read more »

West Coast Labor Issues

Anyone who runs a business knows how important it is to take advantage of economic realities to achieve a better price for their goods or services. Some fierce labor battles that might be waged at major American ports are making the Southern Ontario/Western New York international border a very attractive alternative for getting foreign goods… Read more »