Working Group 2 – Communication and Outreach
Committee co-chairs :
Nicole Trépanier
President
Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent
Frédéric Chevallier
Regional Vice President Eastern Canada
Kuehne + Nagel Ltd.
Working Group 2 – Communication and Outreach
Mandate

To establish effective, ongoing communication between all levels of government, the general public and stakeholders, on the economic spinoffs of the transport and logistics sector for Greater Montréal.

 

Vision

To provide the cluster with communication and outreach tools that will create a dynamic portrait of the economic spinoffs of transport and logistics in Greater Montréal; and to raise awareness of the freight transport sector among the general public and internationally.

 

CargoM has earned a solid reputation in record time, demonstrating its relevance and value within the transport and logistics sector, and fostering a remarkable commitment.

Objectives
  • To promote the benefits and economic spinoffs of the transport and logistics sector in Greater Montréal to governments, the general public and stakeholders;
  • To make concerted efforts to counter the nega- tive image of the transport and logistics sector by highlighting the innovations of local industries;
  • To actively participate in promoting the cluster and hub’s international influence, with the Port of Montréal at the heart of the logistics chain.
Achievements
  • A major study on the transport and logistics sector in Greater Montréal, conducted by KPMG-Secor.
  • Analysis of data from KPMG-Secor’s study and development of strategic content.
  • A networking event and release of our study (close to 90 participants).
  • In collaboration with the Palais des congrès de Montréal, attraction of a major international transport and logistics event, Cargo Logistics Canada, to be held in January 2015 in Montréal.
  • Presentation of the CargoM cluster at various fo- rums to promote the Greater Montréal hub (parti- cularly in Havre, Anvers, Toronto and Vancouver).
  • Improvement of CargoM’s website and creation of a mobile application.
Cargo
CargoM
Port of Montreal Building
2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue
Wing 2, Suite 2100
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3R5
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