Winnipeg Richardson International Airport is slated for a significant $19.4 million cargo upgrade, backed by the National Trade Corridors Fund. The project encompasses the construction of a state-of-the-art storage facility, equipped with cold storage for perishable goods, aimed at expanding cargo capacity for both imports and exports. The initiative is strategically designed to enhance accessibility, particularly for remote and Northern communities. The comprehensive plan involves apron expansion, tenant relocation, site preparation, demolition of vacant structures, construction of the air cargo facility, and associated civil work. With over 4,700 cargo planes in 2022, the investment is deemed essential for fostering economic growth opportunities and solidifying the airport’s pivotal role in Canada’s supply chain network.
Canaan Group, an established player in air cargo logistics, is well-positioned to leverage its expertise in tandem with the airport’s expansion. The augmented cargo capacity, featuring cold storage and perishable goods space, perfectly aligns with Canaan’s commitment to delivering premium air cargo services. This strategic collaboration enables Canaan to provide enhanced flexibility and options to its clientele, catering to diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals and healthcare. The airport’s focus on embracing technological advancements, including last-mile delivery, drones, and cargo automation systems, complements Canaan’s dedication to staying at the forefront of innovation in the ever-evolving air cargo landscape.
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Inside Logistics. (2023, December 29). “Winnipeg Airport to Get $19 Million Cargo Upgrade.” Retrieved from https://www.insidelogistics.ca/infrastructure/winnipeg-airport-to-get-19-million-cargo-upgrade-187111/.