Free trade agreements and the future of Canada’s Supply Management system

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negotiations between Canada, Mexico and the USA – which culminated in this week’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – is a perfect case study showing the long-term impact of trade agreements. How is Canada’s Supply Management affected by these changes?

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Is Canada’s recreational cannabis supply chain ready to meet demand?

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by Ilyas Kucukcay Canada is a pioneering country when it comes to the use of cannabis for medical purposes , where it’s been available through a doctor’s prescription since 2001. So one might think Canada’s recreational cannabis supply chain would already be in place.

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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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6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

Transportfolio

Canada border is one of the most important borders in the world? Canada is the number one market for U.S. exports and 60% of Canada’s overall trade is with the United States.* and Canada will remain strong trade partners into the future. From Canada to the U.S.,

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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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?

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US, Canada and Mexico Agree to NAFTA Replacement

Material Handling & Logistics

Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. and Canada agreed to a trade deal with Mexico, setting the stage for their leaders to sign the accord by late November in a region that trades more than $1 trillion annually. Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.

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.

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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.

Shipping to Canada: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

Sending LTL or truckload shipments to Canada from the U.S. Here’s everything you need to know about shipping to Canada: Paperwork. Shipping freight to Canada requires a lot of paperwork. Shipping Insurance Canada cross border

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The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

One of the most pronounced examples of the role of the Supply Chain in serving and protecting your brand is found in the story of Target Canada. Faced with unprecedented plans for expansion in Canada Target had to close its entire operation only two years after beginning operations. The plans for expansion in to Canada were enormous and the timetable for rapidly entering the market was unprecedented. The post The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

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

Canada and The Canadian Market – Are You Getting Your Share?

Icecorp

I ask this question of the executive suite when ”talking Canada” with those people to gauge how well they may or may not be doing in the Canadian market. Are you getting your share?

U.S. and Canada Regulatory Update: New FMSCA Regulations Proposed

Descartes

Technology continues to gain traction throughout the commercial trucking industry, as companies realize the efficiency it brings to operations. At the same time, regulatory agencies recognize that technology provides accurate data that can inform or change transportation safety regulations.

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ICECORP and The Great White North Episode 6: 15 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Business in Canada

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In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, we're dedicating this month's Great White North vlog to Canada and why you should be doing business in this country, if you're not already.

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

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.

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.

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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

Streamline the U.S./Canada Clearance Process

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Canada Border Clearance process more efficient Here are 5 Customs & Regulatory Compliance tips that will make the U.S./Canada

5 Tips for Improving U.S./Canada Border Clearance Efficiency

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When Canada’s Office of the Auditor General released its 2017 audit focused on “customs duties,” a key finding included the fact “that importers misclassified about 20 percent of goods coming into Canada and may have ended up paying a lesser amount of duty as a result

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

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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.

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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This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Canada and Mexico (New York Times). President Trump decided to move forward with imposing tariffs on metals imported from the EU, Canada, and Mexico. Canada has already outlined $12.8 I’ve been using the same headshot photo for over 16 years.

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Out with NAFTA In With the “US-Mexico-Canada Agreement”

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Just before the midnight deadline last Sunday, September 30, 2018, the US and Canada struck a deal on trade and announced the framework for a new, revised NAFTA - now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA

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

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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

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Top 10 Reasons Why Santa Has The Best Supply Chain

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The top 3PL providers for eCommerce in Canada

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics (3PL) companies in Canada are increasingly recognizing the need to provide bespoke solutions for eCommerce as more retail and wholesale businesses alike start trading online.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

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