Industry Outlook and Analysis 2018 

5 CMUs

Presenters: Lou Smyrlis, Group Publisher, Truck News, Truck West, Truck Tech, Today’s Trucking
John Tenpenny, Editor, Canadian Shipper
Kevin Chiang, CFA, Institutional Equity Research, CIBC Capital Markets | CIBC World Markets Inc.

Air Date: February 14, 2018

Price: $75 + applicable taxes. 
CCLPs & CITT students: FREE

Click here to register for Industry Outlook and Analysis 2018

CMUs: Certified CITT members earn 5 CMUs for their first viewing of this webinar (live or recorded). 

With both the short- and long-term state of the Canadian economy still a relative uncertainty, many logistics professionals are wondering what to expect in their transportation contract negotiations. 

This popular annual webinar will cover trends and predictions for 2018 and beyond in Canada’s transportation industry, with a particular focus on surface transportation. There will also be a dedicated period for the audience to ask questions.

This webinar will cover:

  • Projections for transportation freight volumes, pricing and capacity
  • Historical data on trends in all three areas
  • Modal shifts
  • Expert trend analysis and commentary on transportation industry issues


About the facilitators:

Lou Smyrlis, Group Publisher, Truck News, Truck West, Truck Tech, Today’s Trucking

Lou Smyrlis is Editorial Director of Canadian Shipper, several carrier publications, a research division and the award winning Web TV show Transportation Matters. Lou has been reporting on transportation issues for more than 20 years and is a winner of several writing awards. He is a frequent speaker on industry issues and is a leading authority on industry trends having pioneered several industry research projects. His work has been published by the Harvard School of Business, referenced in university research papers and included in a university textbook on management practices.

John Tenpenny, Editor, ​Canadian Shipper

Kevin Chiang, CFA, Institutional Equity Research, CIBC Capital Markets | CIBC World Markets Inc.

Mr. Chiang joined CIBC Capital Markets in 2006 as a Research Associate covering chemicals & fertilizers and Canadian railroads, and was promoted to Analyst in 2011. His coverage focus is on the industrials (airlines, trucking, road and rail, aerospace & defense) and special situation equities.

StarMine ranked Mr. Chiang as the No. 1 “stock picker” in the Diversified Industrials sector in 2013 and the No. 2 “stock picker” overall. Prior to joining CIBC Capital Markets, Mr. Chiang was a Risk Analyst with another Canadian firm. Mr. Chiang holds an MBA from York University and a B.A. (Honours) with a Specialist in Economics from the University of Toronto. He is also a CFA charterholder since 2012 and a member of the Toronto CFA Society.