Working Group 2 – Communication and Outreach
Committee co-chairs :
Nicole Trépanier
President
Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent
Marie-Chantal Savoy
Vice-President Strategy and Communications
Logistec Corporation
Working Group 2 – Communication and Outreach
Mandate

Build effective and dynamic communication between governments, the public and stakeholders on the positive impacts of the logistics and freight transportation sector in Greater Montreal.

Promote the Cluster’s activities and ensure the industry’s outreach to extend the freight transport and logistics community’s outreach.

ONGOING KEY PROJECTS

Lean & Green:

  • Securing the grant, under the framework of the Quebec/Wallonia-Brussels Permanent Joint Commission, for the implementation of the Lean & Green program
  • First program presentation workshop, Green Marine and Ministry of Transportation’s EcoTrucking presentations
  • Continuation of work for program implementation in Quebec and seeking partnerships

Social media management: storytelling in our publications and CargoM positioning

Newsletter section: presentation of a list of calls for projects and grants in which our members can participate

Preparation of an Industry 4.0 visit to Wiptec in collaboration with the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation (MEI)

Development of an Elected Officials 101 guidebook that will present transportation and logistics and improve communication between governments and industry players

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

Promote the advantages and economic benefits of the freight transport and logistics sector for Greater Montreal to governments, the general public and stakeholders.

Actively participate in the international outreach of the Cluster and Montreal’s  transportation and logistics hub.

Achievements 2019

Promotion of the industry at major events:

  • Cargo Logistics Canada 2019 — Vancouver
  • Retail Industry Leaders Association 2019 — Orlando
  • Transport Logistic — Munich
  • Visit to the Port of Hamburg and HHLA automated terminal
  • Partner in the CORIM event with Ms. Sylvie Vachon

Organization of an industrial visit to Richelieu Hardware in partnership with the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation (MEI), as part of the shift to Industry 4.0

Strategic monitoring of  media and social media as well as publication of quarterly newsletters

Voyage courtesy of Fednav aboard the Federal Caribou between the Port of Contrecœur and the Port of Hamilton

Presentations:

  • First International Innovation 4.0 Forum
  • American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Communications & Marketing Seminar

Networking activity in collaboration with CITT

Workshop as part of the development of CargoM’s 2020-2022 strategic plan

 

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Port of Montreal Building
2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue
Wing 2, Suite 2100
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3R5
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