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Your Message is Crucial

Your Message is Crucial

Your Message is Crucial.

 

Some of you may not realize, that GCP’s head office is located in the same community as Blackberry (formerly Research in Motion, RIM), the company who invented and launched the smartphone revolution in 1999. Unfortunately we’ve witnessed up close and personal the spectacular flame-out of this once leading tech giant.

 

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

In this time of gratitude, we give thanks for you. We truly value your loyalty and appreciate your confidence in us. We wish you a very happy Thanksgiving and a joyous year's end.

Sincerely,

2014 Chinese New Year Shipment

2014 Chinese New Year Shipment

Dear Valued Customer,

We would like to inform you that this is the last week to get your orders in to ensure they ship before the Chinese New Year Holidays, which this year falls on January 31st, 2014

GCP's Article Feature on Canadian Industry Online Magazine

GCP's Article Feature on Canadian Industry Online Magazine

Check out GCP Industrial Product's exclusive interview with Canadian Industry Online (CIO) magazine!

General Rate Increase

General Rate Increase

 

Dear Valued Customer:

 

As you may be aware, the originally announced June General Rate Increase has continued to be postponed.  On our last update it was slated to come into effect on October 1st, 2013; however, we have been notified that this has now been postponed to November 15th, 2013

 

GRI Effective November 15th, 2013 - From Asian Ports to North America  

 

Importance of Being Confident

Confidence is the very thin line between success and failure. Confidence, as described by the Merriam-Webster dictionary comes in two parts. The first: A feeling or belief you can do something well or succeed at something. The second: A feeling or belief someone or something is good and has the ability to succeed at something.

China Independence Day

The beginning of October brings about the second of China's national holidays. As such all our Chinese Approved Suppliers™ will be closed for a varying amount of time during the celebration period. The following are the closure dates for our main facilities:
 

Power of Why

GCP -Why is key to understanding what motivates your customer base

Now that I have started my monthly messages, I look for thoughts and ideas that I hope will be of value to you.  Last week I was introduced to a TED* talk video by Simon Sinek that was recorded in 2010. I played the video in the Strategic Coach workshops that I coached. The reaction from the entrepreneurs in the room was moving. 

The Power of Positive Thinking!

The Power of Positive Thinking - GCP's recent History

One of my commitments this year was to send out a message each month. For some reason or another the first six months have come and gone without me keeping my promise.

August Peak Season Surcharge

August Peak Season Surcharge

As mentioned in our July notice Carriers are expecting a volume increase for Asian imports as they are planning their individual vessel and equipment allocations to meet back-to-school and holiday retail cargo demand for a healthy peak season.