News Archive: CN

CN and Specialty-Grain Exporter Agri-Food Central Ltd. Reach Supply Chain Collaboration and Continuous Improvement Agreement

CN and China’s CNBM Forest Products Trading Ltd. Strike Deal for B.C. Lumber Export Supply Chain Anchored On Vancouver Transload Facility

Jean-Jacques Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN, said: “Lumber exports to China now account for close to 25 per cent of the western Canadian total and are expected to continue to increase at a fast pace in the years to come. CN aims to foster a world-class export supply chain for Canadian lumber in cooperation with CNBM Forest Products Trading, lumber producers in B.C., and ocean shipping lines serving Port Metro Vancouver.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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CN and Specialty-Grain Exporter Agri-Food Central Ltd. Reach Supply Chain Collaboration and Continuous Improvement Agreement

CN Rail Commits to UWinnipeg’s Vision with Scholarships, Bursaries & Indigenous Resource Centre

This gift will support UWinnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice Program (MDP) by creating the CN MDP Scholarships, a CN Indigenous Resource Centre, and by supporting community learning initiatives through the creation of the CN Model School Bursaries which will assist high school students in UWinnipeg’s Model School based in the Collegiate. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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CN and Specialty-Grain Exporter Agri-Food Central Ltd. Reach Supply Chain Collaboration and Continuous Improvement Agreement

New Fuel Efficiency Program at the Heart of CN’s Sustainability Agenda

Keith Creel, executive vice-president and chief operating officer, said: “We are particularly excited about our leading-edge work to set fuel efficiency targets for specific trains by route and to monitor train performance against these goals. The targets are based on established benchmarks for key fuel consumption variables such as train make-up, locomotives, train handling, route gradients and curvature, and weather. This strategy to produce real-time information by train and by locomotive is truly the next frontier in precision fuel management.” [Click on Logo to learn more]

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CN and Specialty-Grain Exporter Agri-Food Central Ltd. Reach Supply Chain Collaboration and Continuous Improvement Agreement

CN to Start Construction of C$150-Million Calgary Logistics Park in summer 2011

The 680-acre logistics park in Conrich, Alta., located in Rocky View County northeast of Calgary, will feature astate-of-the-art intermodal terminal for containerized goods moving between rail and truck, with ample room for customers to build on-site distribution centres that will eliminate costly handling and drayage cost to move product to other facilities. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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CN and Specialty-Grain Exporter Agri-Food Central Ltd. Reach Supply Chain Collaboration and Continuous Improvement Agreement

CN Becomes National Sponsor of Canadian Red Cross’s “Ready When the Time Comes” Natural Disaster Assistance Program

Karen Phillips, CN’s vice-president of public and government affairs, said: “At CN, we feel it is our responsibility to help the communities in which we operate, and our partnership with the Canadian Red Cross will help us fulfill that objective. We are proud to become a national sponsor of the Ready When the Time Comes program, a rewarding and innovative way to help in times of greatest need.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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CN and Specialty-Grain Exporter Agri-Food Central Ltd. Reach Supply Chain Collaboration and Continuous Improvement Agreement

CN, Earth Day Canada Sign Five-Year Partnership Agreement to Support Rail Employee and Community Environmental Initiatives

“Energy efficiency has been a key element of our business model for years, positioning us to increase productivity and reduce energy consumption. We will harness EDC’s support and expertise to enable CN employees to expand their environmental understanding and initiatives to help reduce the impact of local workplaces on the environment,” said Paul Miller, CN’s chief safety and sustainability officer. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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