Introduction

A professor of Supply Chain/Logistics Management in the Faculty of Business at Ryerson University Canada, Dr. Murtaza Haider is a graduate of Engineering University in Peshawar. He later earned a Masters in

Dr. Murtaza Haider


Professional Achievements


A professor of Supply Chain/Logistics Management in the Faculty of Business at Ryerson University Canada, Dr. Murtaza Haider is a graduate of Engineering University in Peshawar. He later earned a Masters in transportation engineering and planning, and a PhD in urban systems analysis from the University of Toronto.

Before coming to Ryerson, Professor Haider taught travel demand forecasting, infrastructure investment analysis, and land development at McGill University. He specializes in the analysis of strategic trade corridors in North America.

Professor Haider is particularly interested in finding solutions for current and future infrastructure bottlenecks that may hamper flow of goods and services and may therefore adversely affect Canada’s competitiveness in trade.

At present, Dr Murtaza Haider is researching solutions for bottlenecks at seaports in Canada. He analyses the decision-making of shippers, carriers, and 3PL vis-vis trade routes and modes along the major trade corridors in North America.

Dr Murtaza Haider has been a lead investigator of numerous housing market and logistics studies in Canada. These include, among others, determining the impact of smart growth and new urbanism on travel behaviour and urban development and logistics decision making of shippers and carriers in the Quebec City-Windsor corridor. He has also prepared expert testimony for leading law firms in Canada.

Dr Murtaza Haider is a member of the board of directors of Canadian Transport Research Forum and of the Transportation Research Board's Transportation and Land Development committee.

Dr Murtaza Haider has also obtained a certificate in magazine journalism from Ryerson University. As a columnist, he also contributes to the news media on development issues in South Asia.

Dr Murtaza Haider also manages Regionomics.com.