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

Kinaxis

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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Better Late Than Never: Canada Set to Introduce Supply Chain Legislation

EcoVadis

Canada Set to Follow in Footsteps of U.K., A recently drafted bill has Canada set to join the growing list of countries intent on introducing national legislation on supply chain transparency and modern slavery. The TSCA, which will soon begin the process of obtaining Senate approval in Canada, would establish reporting and compliance obligations for Canadian companies with respect to their efforts to end modern slavery within global supply chains.

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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JDA Labs is Hosting a Meet-up on Innovation in Human-Machine Interaction

Supply Chain Nation

The topic of the meet-up is, “Innovation in Human-Machine Interaction.”. Tech3Lab will take a deeper dive into the value you can get from doing applied research when innovating with human-machine interactions. Looking toward the future is the job of JDA Labs, a global research and development team headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Innovation innovation JDA Labs JDA Labs meet-up

The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

Kinaxis

A few weeks ago, Charles Wehlage wrote a blog post on his take on The Innovators Dilemma. An organization’s capability to sustain its innovative streak is largely dependent on the organizational “software” a.k.a.

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

Talking Logistics

They have a lofty purpose and ambition about bringing transparency to the supply chain and sourcing world,” said Casey Carl, Target’s chief strategy and innovation officer. 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).

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IVALUA NOW 2019 reveals innovations that will transform The Art of Procurement

ivalua

Premier event for Procurement & Supply Chain practitioners will showcase latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and extensive line-up of industry leaders. We are looking forward to celebrating their successes and showcasing the latest innovations to empower them further.”.

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

Kinaxis

Take, for example, a typical medical device maker that has a laser focus on research and development (R&D), product design, and the goal of delivering innovative products that meet and exceed the expectations of its customers.

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Agile retailing: new ways to manage uncertainty, disruption and innovation

RELEX Solutions

The real opportunity for retailers of all sizes is to grow by leading innovation and causing disruption. The real opportunity for retailers of all sizes is to grow by leading innovation and causing disruption. Agile adaptation is a defensive strategy, but agile innovation is aggressive.

Innovation in the Age of Big Data

Enterra Insights

”[1] Along those same lines, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger ( @Viktor_MS ), a professor at Oxford, and Thomas Ramge ( @thomasramge ), an author and journalist, ask, “Are the most innovative companies just the ones with the most data?”[2] ”[2] Van Rijmenam hopes that isn’t the case because he rues the fact large Digital Age companies often dampen the innovative efforts of others. ” Big Data, Cognitive Computing, and Innovation.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. First, CEOs across the globe are putting innovation as the top or near top priority for the companies they run. It’s pretty simple why: innovation is what drives the growth and attractive margins. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. First Thoughts.

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems

The Logistics of Logistics

By combining both companies’ previous innovations into one package they now offer industry leading supply chain solutions that tackle the demands of a modern marketplace. She’s also a marketing consultant for Canada Cartage , a leading private fleet trucking company in Canada. The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems.

Ivalua Public Procurement & Acquisitions Summit to Showcase Innovations & Government Success Stories

ivalua

Premier event for Acquisitions / Procurement practitioners will showcase the innovations and best practices delivering improved efficiency, transparency and value to taxpayers. The Summit will focus on showcasing success stories in public procurement, thought leadership sessions on how to maximize value and technological innovations that will transform the ability of procurement leaders to deliver value to their constituents.

Battery Assault: The Innovation of Batteries “Powering” Automotive Manufacturing & Manufacturing Industries

Cerasis

The Convenience and Innovation of Light Weight Sustainable Power and Energy. This innovation cut the cost of storing electrical energy in batteries by 50 percent. Author information George Spiller I am a mechanical engineer who has worked both in Canada and the U.S.

A Sneak Peek into Using Augmented Reality (AR) for Tire Loading

Supply Chain Nation

Due to the innovation and creativity of this project, the team was awarded the 2017 Canadian Operation Research Society Practice Prize. Looking toward the future is the job of JDA Labs , a global research and development team headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

JDA Labs is Hosting a Special Meet-up on Gamification

Supply Chain Nation

Looking toward the future is the job of JDA Labs , a global research and development team headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Innovation Supply Chain gamification innovation JDA Labs JDA Labs meet-upOn Monday, February 12 at 6pm, JDA Labs is hosting a special meet-up on studies in gameful interaction design and games user research.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Additionally, the following countries all face large workforce deficits: Canada (-11 percent), United Kingdom (-1 percent), Germany (-23 percent), Russia (-24 percent), Brazil (-33 percent) and Mexico (-8 percent).

InstructAR: Using Augmented Reality (AR) in the Warehouse to Improve Efficiency

Supply Chain Nation

Looking toward the future is the job of JDA Labs , a global research and development team headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Innovation Supply Chain AR augmented reality JDA Labs

Eric Beckwitt Selected as a Keynote Speaker at CleanTech Innovation Showcase in Seattle on June 24th

Freightera

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt selected as a keynote speaker for the 2019 CleanTech Innovation Showcase at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle on June 24. He recently received the 2019 Clean50 Award, which recognizes Canada’s leaders in sustainability for their contributions over the prior two years. Click here for CleanTech Alliance Press Release and here for the registration for the CleanTech Innovation Showcase 2019.

A race to the top: Bridgehead Coffee is reaching for ‘robust transparency’

Provenance

They were the first company in Canada to offer fairtrade coffee beans – bringing them into the country from co-ops all around the world. As the first company in Canada to do this, they felt it was now time to raise the stakes and improve their own personal best.

The Next Transportation Industry Disrupter – Hybrid Semi’s. All Hype or Reality?

Oracle SCM

Also unique about this company is their planned 1,500 CNG filling stations across the United States and Canada where they will provide their own fuel (Nikola Motor Company also owns natural gas drilling company) at a discount rate of $1.50 The Next Industry Disrupter – Hybrid Semi’s.

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Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Equip yourself with the tools to address your supply chain challenges by attending the essential event for supply chain executives that want to remain innovative and forward thinking. USA 1-800-814-3459 ex.4323 | Canada 1-866-996-1235 ex.4323.

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Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

IMS health data reports that in 2011 China cemented its place as the third largest pharmaceutical market in the world – almost 50 percent bigger than Germany in fourth place – while Brazil overtook the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Canada to rank sixth. Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Global Supply Chain Healthcare Supply Management Organizing for Supply Chain Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Supply Chain Innovation Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy

Natural Gas is Cheaper and More Sustainable for Transportation….Just Ask Truckers!

Supply Chain View from the Field

The explosion of fracking activity in the US combined with the plentiful supply of gas found in Western Canada, has dropped the price of gas to record lows. Corporate Social Responsibility Oil and Gas Procurement Supply Chain Innovation Sustainability Transportation Planning Today’s story in the Wall Street Journal discusses how more operators of the largest truck fleets in the US are in the process of converting their fleets over to natural gas powered trucks.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

Freightera

Eric Beckwitt honored for his contribution to advancing the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years. Clean50 is one of the most important awards for corporate contribution to environmental sustainability in Canada.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

In the wake of its devastating consequences, companies have formed new business partnerships and become more open to embracing innovation. With this in mind, it is important to create new partnerships with innovators in the sector to support development initiatives.

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It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. II)

QAD

In Part II, we will touch on the ways in which automotive players are addressing these changes through collaboration and the innovations that can stem from it. Innovation is About Working Together. In “ It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

Freightera

The firm’s press release noted that “Clean50 is one of the most important awards for corporate contribution to environmental sustainability in Canada.”. Freight Shipping Solution Green Freight Technology & Innovation

JDA Labs Hosting Meet-up on “The Art of Data Visualization”

Supply Chain Nation

This month’s innovative meet-up topic is “ The Art of Data Visualization ,” and will feature speakers from JDA Labs and MapD. Looking toward the future is the job of JDA Labs , a global research and development team headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Supply Chain data visualization innovation JDA Labs JDA Labs meet-upOn Tuesday, January 30 at 6 p.m., JDA Labs is hosting their first meet-up of 2018.

Free Trade: Why U.S. Trade With Mexico and China Could Not Be More Different

Cerasis

The United States and Mexico form a high wage/low wage partnership, bringing complementary labor forces, investments, innovation capacity, and industry strengths together to be able to compete globally.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? 2015 Surface Transportation Summit Toronto, Ontario, Canada; October 14.

JDA and IVADO Partnership Officially Launches at Montreal Office

Supply Chain Nation

Looking toward the future is the job of JDA Labs, a global research and development team headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Innovation Retail Supply Chain big data innovation IVADO JDA Labs Montreal

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Canada and Mexico Seek to Head Off U.S. It seeks to prohibit UPS from using drones, driverless vehicles and other new technology to transport, deliver or pick up packages, innovations that would curb demand for labor.

Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Closer to home in Canada, sales are expected to reach $ 5.7 Innovative supply chain practitioners love Greenfield opportunities, and the cannabis industry represents – if you’ll forgive the pun – the greenest field of all. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. “We live and work in every neighbourhood in Canada,” said Tom Schmitt, President and CEO of Purolator. “So Purolator is Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider.