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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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. The supply chain of the future and the talent to lead it. Talk title: Using AI/ML to deliver a smarter supply chain.

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. Awards General News award canada's top small & medium employers

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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. The post The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

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. 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.

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.

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.

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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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.,

[INFOGRAPHIC] Top 10 Logistics and Supply Chain Facts of 2014

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is an infographic from our friends from the great white north, Canada, and fellow Greek named logistics service provider, Morai Logistics. They inspire us, and this infographic on the Supply Chain trends of 2014 is top notch!

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. Supply Chain Technology new technology supply chain

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. still servicing Canada from U.S.

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 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. Read now: 5 steps to supply change management success ].

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 Import

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 Transportation

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

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. Some specific examples where this approach might be effective include: • Supply Chain Data Collection.

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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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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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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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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.

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

Expanding and Shipping to Canada By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Some call it the U.S.’ 3PL Customs Freight Management Logistics Matt Magpantay Michigan Supply Chain Trucking

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.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. It echoed the title of my September 2016 post, “ The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt.”. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

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.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico (New York Times). Women Climbing Supply-Chain Ranks Find a Growing Salary Gap (WSJ – sub.

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How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Supply chain professionals who want a deeper dive into this title will find a useful overview in Advisory Committee Report on Trade Facilitation Title of USMCA.

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?

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money. Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit.

Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

Every supply chain has a central purpose, regardless of size or industry: getting materials from their point of origin to the place they’re needed as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Designing a supply chain to accomplish that task isn’t as straightforward as it seems, especially when technology is involved. A smart company pays attention to the way their supply chain operates, and that means working with a proactive design over a reactive one.

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. 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.

MSD’s journey to remove silos in its end-to-end supply chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Eliminating silos from any company’s supply chain planning processes comes with challenges. And those challenges are only amplified the bigger your supply chain is. That’s how MSD ’s supply chain planning story began.

Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Argentus a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Subscribe Here! Email Address.