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

Kinaxis

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

Kinaxis

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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The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

Kinaxis

Part 1: SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change. Part 2: Will the Internet of Things (IoT) Help Eliminate Information Latency and Deficiency in Supply Planning? Part 3: SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change. This is part 4 in our Internet of Things Series: The Supply Chain “Change” dilemma! I thought his analogies with supply chain strategy and execution were spot on. The post The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Danny Wang, VP at Canada Goose!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. This interview is with Danny Wang, Vice President of Sourcing and Procurement at Canada Goose. Danny Wang, Vice President at Canada Goose. The work that Canada Goose is doing to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the Coronavirus pandemic is truly inspirational.

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. The post Proud to be Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2016 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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

ToolsGroup

A few months ago we wrote about how the traditional approach to buying supply chain planning (SCP) systems is often flawed. Now a story in Canadian Business Magazine describes how supply chains can go seriously wrong and with serious consequences. 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.” Supply Chain Planning

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L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the process of compiling the Supply Chains to Admire report for last year’s Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , the research team at Supply Chain Insights calculated the rate of supply chain improvement of companies by industry for the period of 2006-2013 and 2009-2013. We wanted to see which companies were driving the fastest rate of improvement on the supply chain metrics that matter. Defining Supply Chain Excellence.

The Mask Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. It got me thinking about where the masks were manufactured and was there a problem with that Supply Chain. What exactly is the Mask Supply Chain? The Mask Supply Chain. The post The Mask Supply Chain!

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

Kinaxis

Consulting firms deliver strategy and process improvements, but leave the customer to execute and sustain the new process, while software companies sell new supply chain capabilities without executing and driving its adoption. The case for working with a strategic partner that can go beyond implementing a new tool and designing new processes to actually drive, execute and sustain a company’s supply chain has arrived. appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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Impacting the supply chain talent pipeline by expanding academic outreach

Kinaxis

by Polly Mitchell Guthrie Talent is top of mind for most executives as fuel for the future – but it is approaching a crisis in the supply chain world. For the past four years, hiring qualified supply chain workers has been cited as the biggest company challenge in the annual survey conducted by MHI and Deloitte Consulting. The supply chain of the future and the talent to lead it. Talk title: Using AI/ML to deliver a smarter supply chain.

The Supply Chain of a Computer

SCM Research

Who is governing the computer supply chain? Why is final assembly being done in China and not in the EU or Canada? Why is packaging being done in Eastern Europe or Mexico and not in China; and why not in Northern Europe or Canada, where the consumers are located?

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Brand Protection – The Definitive Role of the Supply Chain! But in reality the Supply Chain organization has an enormous role to play as the Supply Chain can positively or negatively impact your brand in many significant and different ways. 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. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

CH Robinson 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.,

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe. Thank you to all of these supply chain heroes in this war against the COViD-19 virus.

Success in Canada Demands a Uniquely Canadian Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

As managers rethink their supply chains, many will come to realize the tremendous opportunities that exist just north of the border, in Canada. Canada's thriving technology industry includes five public-private super clusters focused on different aspects of tech innovation. Canada's automobile industry is a vital part of the U.S. Read Success in Canada Demands a Uniquely Canadian Logistics Strategy to learn more

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. IT services, applications and servers are of course a very significant cost to the government and ultimately the people of Canada. Some specific examples where this approach might be effective include: • Supply Chain Data Collection. Supply Chain Standards (Education & Rollout). (No

Flexible Online Fulfillment and the ‘Power of Two’ in Canada

Supply Chain Network

In Canada, customer demands for more rapid and cost-effective e-commerce delivery are increasing on a daily basis. Online sellers, since the dawn of e-commerce, have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation. However, the days are now numbered for one e-commerce fulfillment operation being a viable customer delivery experience solution for Canada. still servicing Canada from U.S. This also reduces carbon emissions from your supply chain.

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. However, it definitely appears the days are numbered for a single e-commerce fulfillment operation being a viable customer delivery experience solution for all of Canada.

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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% and a new survey reveals outsourcing in supply chain is expected to grow. Is your supply chain a cyber threat? This and much more, in your supply chain briefing from Arkieva. Supply Chain News. Canada Retail Sales Drop Defies Expectations. billion), Statistics Canada said Friday. increase, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada.

Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. “While climate and water risks are apparent, the implications for businesses and economies reliant on complex supply chain models are less understood”, says Paul Simpson, CEO, CDP. Practice Globalization Procurement Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability

New Supply Chain Technology: The Real Cost of Inaction

Cerasis

In this blog, Greg discusses the real cost of inaction when you dont adopt new supply chain technology. New Supply Chain Technology: The Real Cost of Inaction. Knowing when it's time to invest in new supply chain technology for your business is sometimes easy—a system fails, or you have a new line of business that requires a change. Supply Chain Technology new technology supply chain

Supply chain hangover: how to avoid software deployment mishaps

Kinaxis

Here are three lessons to keep in mind before updating your supply chain planning software: Lesson one: Don’t make major changes to your supply chain software during your peak season. Customers seeking alcohol for long weekend trips to the cottages, barbeques, and patio and pool parties encountered empty shelves and “out of stock” signs just two weeks after the summer solstice and one week after Canada Day.

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

Talking Logistics

We’re less than a month into the new year and already some of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 are starting to surface — namely, that we’ll see companies get more serious about eradicating slavery and conflict minerals from their supply chains, and that we’ll see a rise in cyber attacks, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets.

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There Are Not Enough Women Supply Chain Leaders!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Women Supply Chain Leaders article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at argentus.com. Women have made tremendous strides in the Supply Chain Management profession. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Supply Chain of Pollen

Kinaxis

by Joe Cannata Though it may sound like an odd subject, nature and manufacturing do work together in some sort of hybrid supply chain. So what does all of this have to do with supply chain? The plant reproductive process is really a self-contained supply chain of its own, but that is not the larger story. Surprisingly, there is a supply chain when it comes to pollen and the process of pollination.

The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! In light of the current situation we thought it was time to learn more about the Toilet Paper Supply Chain. Supply. Aside from the current Coronavirus pandemic and the associated crisis level response the supply of toilet paper is virtually never an issue. Stores replenish supply on generally stable demand signals and patterns. Subscribe Here!

ArcelorMittal Optimizes Supply Chain Logistics with Predictive Analytics

Logistics Viewpoints

Michel Plourde, Systems Director at ArcelorMittal Canada, recently briefed ARC Advisory Group about the supply chain challenges surrounding the company’s decision in 2012 to expand its iron ore pellet production in Canada. ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, operates two interdependent companies in Quebec: ArcelorMittal Mines Canada and ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada.

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. On April 4, 2019, the joint parliamentary committee on modern slavery and human trafficking announced it had drafted the Transparency In Supply Chains Act (the TSCA). Australia and Others on Modern Slavery Legislation.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ). Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target.

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. Supply Chain. Cross-Border, Supply Chain, Transportation, Global , Brokerage. Brokerage Brokerage Cross-Border Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation TransportationOver $52.4 When shipping cross-border, it’s important to know what to expect and to be. Read more. 04/07/2015. Brokerage. Global. Transportation.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. It could be as relatively small as a last minute order or engineering change, or as big as an industry-wide shift that sends your end-to-end supply chain spinning in an entirely new direction. At the recent Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, there was a lot of talk about the latter. Customers have always been at the heart of supply chain.

Supply Chain Simulation Game Toronto Canada | October 16, 2018 | 2:00PM – 6:30 PM

Bristlecone

Get ready to play Bristlecone’s very own Supply Chain Simulation Game. Here, we re-visit supply chain planning concepts and showcase SAP IBP, SAP’s latest flagship supply chain planning product, in a unique exercise that is both fun and educational. The post Supply Chain Simulation Game Toronto Canada | October 16, 2018 | 2:00PM – 6:30 PM appeared first on Bristlecone.

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. Global Supply Chain Export Freight Forwarding ImportThe act aims to increase trade between the countries by lowering tariffs, thus making goods easier to export between the two markets. Once fully implemented, CETA will eliminate tariffs on 99 percent of. Read More.

The Localized Supply Chain

Elementum

From creating an experience that feels more authentic, to developing products that have a region-specific appeal, what role does localization play in supply chains? For decades, chains like Starbucks and McDonald’s grew their revenue with a “ standardization ethic ”—a promise to consumers that any item they purchase will be exactly identical whether they’re buying it in Brooklyn or Bali. Localization in the Supply Chain.