Proud to be Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2016

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by Melissa Clow As a leading supply chain management cloud provider, we are proud to be named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers. First created in 2014 by the editorial team at Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Kinaxis has won the national honor every year since its inception.

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Retail Supply Chains in Canada are going ‘green’

Ryder Exchange

In Canada, going ‘green’ not only reduces a company’s carbon footprint, it also improves efficiency and, if done right, can reduce delivery times of products to customers. From there, it’s processed and shipped out to retail locations or distribution centers in other parts of the Canada.

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Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death

ToolsGroup

The in-depth reporting is titled, “The Last Days of Target: The untold tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death.” In little more than a year, Target Canada filed for bankruptcy protection and closed 133 stores after spending $7 billion.

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Global Free Trade: Europe and Canada Implement CETA

Supply Chain Link

In February, the European Union (EU) voted to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, known as CETA, with trade partner Canada. The act aims to increase trade between the countries by lowering tariffs, thus making goods easier to export between the two markets.

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

Supply Chain Network

A few years back the Government of Canada introduced the role of Chief Technology Officer or CTO, which ultimately resulted in the formation of Shared Services Canada. So in this case only one question remains to be answered, is it time for Canada to appoint a Chief Logistics Officer?

Cross-Border Shipping Guide: The United States and Canada

Supply Chain Link

billion worth of freight was moved to and from Canada in 2014 1. Over $52.4 When shipping cross-border, it’s important to know what to expect and to be. Read more. 04/07/2015. Brokerage. Global. Supply Chain. Transportation. Cross-Border, Supply Chain, Transportation, Global , Brokerage.

E-Commerce Success in Canada Depends on Power of Two

Supply Chain Network

In fact not a week goes by now without my speaking with retailers and etailers that since the dawn of e-commerce have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation for the country and are currently rethinking this model.

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: Canada Retail Sales Decrease; Is Your Supply Chain a Cyber Threat?

Arkieva

Despite expectations of an increase in sales, Canada retail sales fell by 0.1% Canada Retail Sales Drop Defies Expectations. billion), Statistics Canada said Friday. increase, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada.

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

Expanding and Shipping to Canada By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Some call it the U.S.’

Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

Freightera

This year is even more special since we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. We’ve put together a list of Canada Day events for you. Happy 150th Birthday Canada! Top events in top 7 cities of Canada: Toronto. Canada Days: 4 locations to celebrate.

Happy SesquiCentennial Canada!

Tailwind

In doing so we also accidentally invented the Canada Underarm shh – let’s keep that a SECRET!). Canada Dry Ginger Ale (sometimes the answer is in the name!). The post Happy SesquiCentennial Canada! Okay let’s get this out of the way first. Justin Bieber. Nickelback.

O Canada!

Inbound Logistics

In the logistics of trade, the relationship between Canada and the United States is both friendly and advantageous on both sides of the border

Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is by Troy Ryley at Transplace where he recommends that we keep developing a North America that supports trade and builds a strong infrastructure and economy for Mexico, Canada and the U.S. Editor's Pick Global Trade Canada global trade Mexico NAFTA Transplace

Top 10 Reasons Why Santa Has The Best Supply Chain

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Is it Time for the Widespread Adoption of Composite Pallets in Canada?

Supply Chain Network

Millions of pallets are built and used in the supply chains of Canada every year and so any innovation around these pallets can have a significantly positive and far reaching impact on overall logistics and supply chain performance.

3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S. Border

Transportfolio

3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S. The world’s largest trade relationship is between Canada and the United States. For additional information on cross-border shipping, download our Removing Barriers to Canada-U.S.

Canada-Mexico Transportation Heats Up – What You Need to Know

Logistics Viewpoints

Canada-Mexico trade continues to heat up thanks in part to the growing number of company’s near-shoring operations to North America, particularly to Mexico, from Asia.

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CETA & Customs: What you Need to Know About the Canada-EU Trade Deal

Icecorp

As of yesterday, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA, between Canada and the European Union is now provisionally in full force. This agreement removes a lot of barriers in trade for Canada's second largest trading partner.

This Week in Logistics News (January 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Drone Delivery Canada Commences Testing its Larger 25lbs Cargo Delivery Drone Named the Raven X1400.

Pallet Shipping Rates in Canada

Freightera

Need to ship pallets across Canada? We work with 100s of carriers to ship pallets and skids across Canada & our goal is to get you the best rates. The post Pallet Shipping Rates in Canada appeared first on Freightera Blog. We can help!

The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

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Ripped from the Headlines: More Supply Chain Trends in the News

Talking Logistics

Delta Air Lines systems outage: 240 flights cancelled but systems now back to normal (ZDNet) and Computer outage grounds United Airlines domestic flights (USA Today) and Air Canada system outage resolved after halting boarding, check-in for customers at airports (Global News). And a few days earlier, Air Canada experienced a “computer issue” that affected airport, online and mobile check-in resulting in some delays.

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ICECORP and The Great White North Episode 5: Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

Icecorp

Oh Canada, our home and native land. This Saturday you will be turning 150 years young and have never looked better.

Instacart Is Expanding to Canada in Amazon Battle

Supply Chain Network

Instacart is close to a deal to partner with Canada’s largest grocer, Loblaw Cos., Grocery-delivery startup Instacart Inc. has refrained from rushing expansion beyond the U.S., unlike many other startups valued at more than $1 billion. But Amazon.com Inc.

US Wants Mexico, Canada to Form Powerhouse to Keep Supply Regional

Material Handling & Logistics

Bloomberg. The Trump administration is re-examining a critical component of the free trade pact: the rules of origin, which dictate what percentage of a product must be manufactured in North America. read more. Global Supply Chain News

Toys“R”Us, Canada partners with SCI Logistics to Open New DC

Supply Chain Network

To better accommodate its customers in Western Canada, Toys“R”Us, Canada has partnered with SCI Logistics to open a new distribution centre in Delta, British Columbia. The new west coast distribution centre provides us with the additional capacity and flexibility to service our customers and distribution needs in Western Canada,” said Krista Collinson, vice-president of logistics, ecommerce & business development, Toys“R”Us, Canada. About Toys“R”Us, Canada.

One of Canada’s 50 Best Massaged Companies

Tailwind

I saw it on the side door of a tractor owned by one of the best trucking outfits in Canada, in North America for that matter. They should be proud to be one of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada. “BEST 50… vroom …”. It flew past me while I was driving to work one morning.

Shipping Report: General Rate Increase Cancellation and Peak Season Surcharge Postponed for Eastbound Canada Trade

Icecorp

The General Rate Increase that was set to take effect on September 1st has been cancelled for eastbound Canada trade for Dry and Reefer Cargo carriers from all Far East and Indian Sub-Continent origins to all Canadian destinations.

Trending Transportation Updates: January 2018

PLS Logistics

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Supply chain talent a big issue for the oil industry in Western Canada

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had an opportunity to speak at Mount Royal University as well as the University of Calgary on a recent visit this week. I was speaking on the subject of importance of developing skills and capabilities in procurement, and that this is in effect the “golden age” of procurement.

U.S.-Canada Trade: Getting a Line on Cross-Border Shipments

Inbound Logistics

Cross-border import and export trade between the United States and Canada requires planning and expertise

3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S. Border

Transportfolio

The world’s largest trade relationship is between Canada and the United States. For additional information on cross-border shipping, download our Removing Barriers to Canada-U.S. The post 3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S.

How to Conquer the Canadian Market

PLS Logistics

based companies are entering the export market, Canada is usually the first place to look. Canada is our neighbor; shouldn’t be too hard, right? For U.S. Wrong. Even America’s most recognized companies have trouble entering the Canadian market.

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Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

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Looking for Growth in Lean Times? Look North to Canada!

Supply Chain Network

For those in the United States still struggling to find growth in the aftermath of the real estate and banking meltdown I have one word which may be the answer and that is … CANADA! Canada you say? in Canada. In Canada there are 34.5

The Canadian Transportation Market: Strategies for Improving Cost and Service

Talking Logistics

Brian Ware, VP of Marketing & Business Development at Transplace Canada , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How big is the Canadian transportation market?

We Proudly Accept the ALS #IceBucketChallenge: 10 Things You Should Know About ALS

The 21st Century Supply Chain

1] “ FACTS ABOUT ALS AND THE ALS SOCIETY OF CANADA ”, ALS Canada, www.als.ca. [2] by Melissa Clow. If you walked the halls of Kinaxis headquarters today at lunch you may have noticed plenty of folks that were dripping wet. Here’s why.

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