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Saturday Oct 01, 2016
Since the early days of Calgary’s existence, the transportation and logistics industry has played a key role in the economy. It was the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1883, in fact, which marked the beginning of the city’s growth into a dominant commercial and agricultural centre. Then, and now, the transportation and logistics industry provides the backbone to the region’s prosperity…
…“We’re a city that offers good truck volume out of the location,” says Doug Romanuk, vice president, western region at Bison Transport, a Winnipeg-based Canadian carrier that runs approximately 400 trucks from its Calgary facility. He explains that Calgary is typically known as a “backhaul city,” meaning it is cheaper to send freight out of than into it. “There are advantages to having a big distribution centre in Calgary that ships to Vancouver or Winnipeg,” he explains.
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