VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress (CPX), BC’s largest refrigerated carrier specializing in the shipping of perishable and ambient products throughout Canada and the USA. Continue reading
VersaCold Logistic Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Gary Heer Transport Ltd., the refrigerated provider of truckload cross-border transportation services between Western Canada and the United States. Continue reading
foodcareplus, a member of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, announced the launch of the new deep-frozen reefer consolidation service from Halifax to Antwerp allowing the Canadian seafood industry to market Europe easier. The launch of the weekly reefer service follows discussions during and after a tour organized by the Canadian Mission to the EU, the Port of Antwerp and foodcareplus during the Global Seafood show in Brussels in 2014. Joined by the Minister of Foreign Trade Ed Fast and Canada’s EU High Commissioner David Plunkett, a Canadian delegation of lobster exporters discussed the logistics challenges and opportunities in light of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and Europe (CETA). MORE
Jim joins VersaCold from Purolator where he held increasingly responsible roles including General Manager, Field Operations and Sales and most recently, Vice President National Operations.
Jim holds a Diploma in Human Resources from Seneca College and has completed the Wharton Advanced Management Program as well as other Executive Programs at Schulich and Queens University. Continue reading