Working Group 3 – Innovation and Fluidity
Committee co-chairs :
Marc Cadieux
President and Chief Executive Officer
Quebec Trucking Association
Julien Dubreuil
General Manager
Termont Montréal Inc
Working Group 3 - Innovation and Fluidity
Mandate

Promote the development and implementation of projects that benefit as many supply chain users as possible in order to improve access and fluidity of truck transportation in Greater Montreal.

Contribute to the implementation of advanced infrastructure and technology projects to optimize transport and logistics operations.

Support best practices and promote the use of advanced technologies in the transportation and logistics industry to improve the competitiveness of companies in the sector.

ONGOING KEY PROJECTS

In charge of this working group Amy Lombard: alombard@cargo-montreal.ca

Collaboration with MTQ, Navark, Jalon and other partners on  the prospective delivery project by river shuttle 

Following the CGI survey, implementation of actions to im prove supply chain fluidity 

Ongoing inventory of warehouse space in anticipation of the  development of a permanent tool  

Writing of success stories for the use of off-peak terminal  hours at the Port of Montreal with Cluster members: 

  • Preparation of a survey 
  • Preparation of a promotional brochure  
  • Distribution of this brochure to partners 

Steps taken to update the CargoMobile application 

Goals

Actively participate in committees to promote our industry and, if necessary, create consensus-building committees.

Undertake complementary studies to support those underway and conduct specific pilot projects and measure their impact on Greater Montreal.

Adopt, share and integrate industry best practices and leading-edge technologies while meeting sustainable development objectives.

Achievements

Submission of a funding request to the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) to maintain the storage space survey tool  implemented during the pandemic 

Meeting on the issue of empty containers with CargoM members: 

  • Meetings and discussion table with a subgroup from Working Group 3 
  • Meeting of interest with the National Research Council Canada 
  • Meeting with SCALE AI and the Port of Montreal for a project related to empty container management  

Online distribution and presentation to the MTQ of the study Examen des potentiaités d’utilisation des infrastructures de  transport collectif à des fins de transport de marchandises en milieu urbain (Examination of the potential for using public  transit infrastructures for the transportation of goods in urban areas) conducted by CIRRELT 

CargO2AI

  • Finalization of the user guide 
  • Implementation of promotion efforts for the guide 
  • Meeting with shipping terminals to monitor how the tool is being used  

Follow-up meeting with the MTQ on the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel project work 

COVID-19 Pandemic Committee 

  • Member and participation in meetings of the MTQ’s maritime group committee
  • Participation in Supply Chain Canada: COVID-19 Task Force Weekly Call 

Conduct of a survey in collaboration with CGI on the Port of Montreal’s fluidity 

Participation in meetings and workshops of the Montreal Climate Partnership 

Presentation of the executive summary of the WSP: Intermodal Cargo Efficiency Study and follow-up of actions related to the study

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

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