Working Group 1 – L&T Development Opportunities
Committee co-chairs :
Madeleine Paquin
President and CEO
Logistec corporation
Laurent Tourigny
President
Trac-World Freight Services Inc.
Working Group 1 – L&T Development Opportunities
Mandate

To take the pulse of Greater Montreal’s freight transport and logistics sector and recommend development outlooks and opportunities.

To provide tools and metrics to stakeholders in the Greater Montreal freight transport and logistics sector designed to improve their competitive strength and increase their contribution to the territory’s economic development.

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
  • Improve transport and logistics efficiency in Greater Montreal.
  • Determine the key elements needed to attract new distribution centres and to make Greater Montreal a hub that is both recognized and sought after for its competitive strength.
  • Define the different logistics hub concepts for Greater Montreal.
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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