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PRESS RELEASE – Calgary, AB – January 1st, 2017

FMi Logistics – Ground Sea Air International Forwarders Inc. (GSA) A STRATEGIC MERGER PROVIDING A FULL SUITE OF INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT MANAGEMENT SERVICES FMi Logistics Incorporated, a Western Canadian based 3PL with core disciplines in Commercial Warehousing & North American Freight Management has acquired GSA International Forwarders – a Calgary based International Freight Forwarder specializing in […]

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Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

As the Holiday Season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and on those who have helped us shape our business. We value your relationship and look forward to working with you in the year to come. For the past several years at this time of year, the FMi team has […]

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SERVICE ADVISORY NOTIFICATION

To Our Valued Customers; Current Situation. · Extreme burning conditions still exist for some areas of the fire. · There are 2,705 firefighters and support staff, 94 helicopters and 236 pieces of heavy equipment battling this fire, with an estimate of about 442 kilometres of dozer guard completed. · There are 12 active wildfires in […]

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Logistics and Supply Chain Trends to Monitor in 2016

Logistics and Supply Chain Trends to Monitor in 2016

2015 was a year of momentum for the supply chain and logistics industry There have been some key advances in innovation, technology, and acquisition, allowing for a more efficient and streamlined process chain. Looking forward, here are some key trends to look for in the supply chain industry for 2016. Technology Advances Many of the […]

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Are Fuel Surcharges Fair?

Are Fuel Surcharges Fair?

Business and industries today all seem to be introducing more taxes, tariffs and surcharges. One of the more controversial and misunderstood of these tariffs, applicable to the transportation industry, fall under the category of “fuel surcharges”. A fuel surcharge is a charge that is set on transportation, by the carrier, to accommodate the fluctuating price […]

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Message from the President, July 2015

Message from the President, July 2015

Greetings to all of our readers!, its been great to receive your positive feedback on our monthly blog and newsletters – keep the comments coming we LOVE it! The Canada Day and US Independence day holidays marked the beginning to the summer in Canada. So many of our friends, customers and partners are off on […]

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Why Companies are Turning to 3PL’s

Why Companies are Turning to 3PL’s

Third-party logistics providers are an excellent resource and an integral part of the ultimate success of your growing business. A third-party logistics provider, also known as a 3PL, acts as your logistics partner to manage the process of warehousing and shipping product on your behalf. 3PL’s can help you to streamline your supply chain, meet […]

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Message from the President, May 2015

Message from the President, May 2015

Thanks for taking the time to read, If you have something to share, please do – you can reach me at: darryl.stanier@fmicanada.com This past month seemed to be full of technology related challenges in our world – from the vehicle service needed and the resulting software updates that fixed them, to my children’s online study […]

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Intermodal Efficiencies

Intermodal Efficiencies

The term intermodal refers to moving a container or trailer by more than one mode of transportation—generally truck plus rail, ocean plus rail, ocean plus truck, or all three modes. Efficiency is key when it comes to Intermodal transportation. It takes the large parts of responsibility from the shippers and instead processes it through one […]

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Reverse Logistics – What Is It and How Does It Fit Into Traditional Logistics

Reverse Logistics – What Is It and How Does It Fit Into Traditional Logistics

The process of logistics is defined as “planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, cost effective flow of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption”. How does the reverse logistic process differ? It includes all the same processes that are mentioned in the definition […]

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