Canadian Shipper


March 23, 2017

BDO Examines future of Canada’s food and beverage and transportation industries

TORONTO, Ont.--Canada's food & beverage (F&B) and transportation, warehousing and distribution (TWD) industries continue to face many challenges, yet new innovations and advancing technology are helping business leaders remain largely optimistic about the future. The findings were released in BDO's 2017 Industry Insights: BDO's Focus on Transportation and Food and Beverage Report, which garners insight and opinions from more than 150 senior personnel and decision-makers in the F&B and TWD industries. The report found that though increasing competition and market volatility continue to demand attention, leaders in both industries expect technology and innovation to help them increase efficiency and reduce costs. In the F&B sector, 60% of businesses stated they are investing in innovations to help them meet an expected increase in