4 episodes

The complex web of global trade and supply chain logistics practically hums with technical innovation. But sometimes, something as simple as a suburban stoplight, a prairie snowstorm, or traffic congestion can threaten to bring the entire global system to a standstill, creating what industry insiders commonly call a “bottleneck.” In this new podcast series, we’ll break these bottlenecks open by exploring the intricacies, infrastructure and innovations that connect Canada’s businesses and communities with the world, as seen through the inner workings of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port, and those who rely on it.

Breaking Bottleneck‪s‬ Port of Vancouver

    • Business
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The complex web of global trade and supply chain logistics practically hums with technical innovation. But sometimes, something as simple as a suburban stoplight, a prairie snowstorm, or traffic congestion can threaten to bring the entire global system to a standstill, creating what industry insiders commonly call a “bottleneck.” In this new podcast series, we’ll break these bottlenecks open by exploring the intricacies, infrastructure and innovations that connect Canada’s businesses and communities with the world, as seen through the inner workings of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port, and those who rely on it.

    Trains, grain and snow

    Trains, grain and snow

    Because it is a perishable commodity, the orderly movement of grain is mandated by the federal government in Canada. Unfortunately, that movement is often hampered by snowfall or extreme cold. In this episode, we’ll hear about the intricate challenges and novel solutions that affect the vital flow of grain through snowy passes, into terminals, onto ships, and across the water to customers abroad.

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    • 15 min
    Unlocking land use through collaboration

    Unlocking land use through collaboration

    Increased shipping, combined with a rapidly shrinking industrial land base, creates a difficult business equation to solve. Hear how customers at the Port of Vancouver and port authority staff are working to address the bottleneck of land availability at Canada’s busiest port.

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    • 17 min
    Energy efficiency and the environment

    Energy efficiency and the environment

    In this episode, we’ll hear how innovative programs are being implemented to realize the port authority’s vision for the Port of Vancouver to be the world’s most sustainable port.

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    • 17 min
    Neighbours working together

    Neighbours working together

    In an environment as dynamic as the Port of Vancouver, collaboration is key. Hear how collaborative engagement between the port authority, customers, government, and neighbouring communities delivered an ambitious expansion to trade-enabling infrastructure at the Port of Vancouver.

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    • 15 min

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widescreenforever ,

Fascinating stuff.

Terrific podcast. Would enjoy hearing more.

RustedChrome ,

Great podcast.

Very well presented and informative. Looking forward to hearing more.

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