Working Group I – L&T Development Opportunities
Committee co-chairs :
Madeleine Paquin
President and CEO
Logistec corporation
Laurent Tourigny
President
Trac-World Inc.
Logistics and Transportation Development Opportunities
Mandate

To take stock of Greater Montréal’s transport and logistics sector and recommend development outlooks and opportunities.

Vision

To provide Greater Montréal’s transport and logistics stakeholders with tools and measures to become more competitive and increase their contribution to the region’s economic development.

There is momentum behind the CargoM initiative. It’s driven by people who are passionate and excited about the prospects of our sector’s working together around shared objectives.

Objectives
  • To improve transport and logistics efficiency in Greater Montréal;
  • To identify the keys to success for attracting new distribution centres and make Greater Montréal a recognized hub in high demand for its competitive edge;
  • To define the various concepts of the logistics hub for Greater Montréal.
Achievements
  • SWOT analysis of the logistics chain in Greater Montréal.
  • Development of a governance model, including development tools, for the concept of Montréal as a logistics hub.
  • Workshop entitled Outil structurant : les pôles logistiques (Formative tool for the logistics hubs) with presentations on international experiences, including from Savannah, Anvers and Winnipeg (over 100 participants).
  • Multiple meetings with players in the metropo- litan region on the challenges of retaining and attracting logistics chain users.
Cargo
CargoM
Port of Montreal Building
2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue
Wing 2, Suite 2100
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3R5
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