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June 19, 2018, 5:38 PM EDT

A Proactive Approach to Resolving a Longstanding Debate

About forty skilled Central and South American workers from Ecuador, Peru, Columbia and Costa Rica came to British Columbia, Canada as temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in 2006. This story incited Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) call for reforms to Canada’s TFW program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). LiUNA, a powerful voice within the construction industry with over half a million members – 110,000 of whom are in Canada – has been the only Canadian union to address the issue.

In Focus

Quality Foods with a Sense of Community »

Wholesale food distribution company West Central Foodservice deals in top quality products and caters to boutique restaurants and hotels. One year shy of its fiftieth anniversary, the company is a model for good growth via a socially conscious business plan, and the company plans to continue growth organically. We spoke with President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Dodo and Vice President of

West Central Foodservice

A Proactive Approach to Resolving a Longstanding Debate »

About forty skilled Central and South American workers from Ecuador, Peru, Columbia and Costa Rica came to British Columbia, Canada as temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in 2006. This story incited Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) call for reforms to Canada’s TFW program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). LiUNA, a powerful voice within the construction in

Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

Forged by History, Focused on the Future »

Cutter Aviation provides the highest standards of customer care in all its business areas: from line services and charter flights to aircraft management, maintenance and aircraft sales. The company has been in business for eighty-eight years and has a well-earned reputation in the industry from many loyal repeat customers.

Cutter Aviation

The Ultimate in Trailers® Since 1905 »

In many ways, this history of Rogers Brothers Corporation is a reflection of the history of America itself. The world-famous trailer manufacturer is based in the Pennsylvania borough of Albion and played a key role in the growth of the nation, serving its country during both World War I and World War II.

Rogers Brothers Corporation

Thriving as a Family »

USA Trailer Sales is a second generation, family-owned-and-operated trailer supplier of open and enclosed trailers, accessories, parts and services from six locations throughout the state of Michigan.

USA Trailer Sales

Pulling its Weight for Members »

There’s strength in numbers, as the old adage says. Joining forces with and sharing information and knowledge among like-minded individuals can be a positive and powerful channel for growth and development. This holds true not only on a personal level, but for any trade association and its members hoping to realize their full potentials and optimistic futures.

Changing the Face of International Logistics »

Global logistics firm Compass Forwarding Co. offers bespoke shipping services to international companies. Its dedicated teams coordinate airfreight, ocean freight, and domestic trucking. It also maintains an import department that provides customs brokerage and clearance services at any airport, seaport, or land border in the United States.

Compass Forwarding Co.

Moving North American Rail Freight Transport Forward »

RSI Logistics is a one-stop shop for all of your rail freight transport and shipping requirements. It has four main areas of business that include an impressive list of services: software to help rail shippers, rail logistics services, rail transloading, and bulk intermodal management.

RSI Logistics

A Family-Owned Firm Marks Over 70 Years in Business »

Lester R. Summers, Inc. (Summers Trucking) of Ephrata, Pennsylvania has hauled everything from giant NASA telescopes to prestressed concrete products, machinery, modular buildings, commercial windows, lumber and construction materials. The premier oversize precast concrete hauler in the northeastern United States is a family-owned operation that was founded just after World War II.

Lester R. Summers, Inc.

Take the High Road »

A marvel of Canadian engineering, the 12.9 km (8-mile) Confederation Bridge, linking Prince Edward Island to New Brunswick across the Northumberland Strait, is the longest bridge in the world crossing ice-covered water. Developed by Strait Crossing Development, Inc. (SCDI) through a private-public partnership, the $1 Billion structure opened in 1997 and is managed by Strait Crossing Bridge Limited

Strait Crossing Bridge Limited