Supply Chain Canada


Reports


Ontario close to completing draft of goods movement strategy

Ontario expects to have a draft of its Ontario Goods Movement Strategy ready in June and hopes to release it s final strategy and action plan by the fall, a high ranking official within the Ministry of Transportation told logistics professionals attending the Supply Chain Canada conference. Meetings with stakeholders to discuss the draft strategy are expected to take place over the summer, confirmed James Perttula, manager of the Goods Movement Office within the Transportation Policy Branch at the Ministry of Transportation.
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CITA head Ballantyne recipient of lifetime achievement award

Bob Ballantyne, president of the Canadian Industrial Transportation Association, has received a lifetime achievement award from his peers in the shipper community.
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Stand up and be counted, Tory tells supply chain industry

Supply Chain Canada opened its 45th annual conference May 8 with keynote speaker and former MPP John Tory, who currently hosts a three-hour radio show on the afternoon drive at Toronto's News Talk 1010.
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City of Edmonton develops integrated planning, visibility into fleet optimization

The City of Edmonton has completed a two-year project optimizing its parts management in municipal fleets. Edmonton faced many challenges as a medium-sized city that nevertheless covers a wide breadth of administrative activities, comprises five unions and over 10,000 employees.
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In supply chain's 'new talent landscape', best practices address recruitment and retention

Employers are contending with a low awareness and understanding of the supply chain sector, especially among younger workers. This is leading to many difficulties on the recruiting and retention side, but adopting several best practices can help target the problem.
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The ups and downs of global sourcing

While not without risks, China remains a viable choice for offshoring
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Canada's got talent

Experts weigh in on drawing young workers to supply chain roles
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Criminally exposed

Security expert says warehouses are prime targets for crime
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Herculean task for Operation ATHENA

Canadian Forces undertakes major logistics operation before leaving Afghanistan
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Leaning the supply chain

Focus on people, process and purpose
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Show and tell

Combining visual and voice-directed picking technologies
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Intern's project leads to SCL Canada award

Metrolinx's common procurement initiative creates cost savings and improved supply chain efficiency
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Lean on Me

A checklist on what it takes to be an effective leader of lean practices
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Worth a Second Look

Are carrier conferences really necessary for marine rate stability?
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Videos

Patrick Bohan from the Port of Halifax
6/14/2012
Partick Bohan from the Port of Halifax

Eric Warren from Hercules Freight
6/14/2012
Eric Warren from Hercules Freight

Mike Hirlehey from Polaris
6/14/2012
Mike Hirlehey from Polaris

Craig Germain from XTL
6/14/2012
Craig Germain from XTL

Guy Toksoy from Ryder
6/14/2012
Guy Toksoy from Ryder

SUPPLY CHAIN CANADA
06/07/2012
Interview with Second Foundation

SUPPLY CHAIN CANADA
06/04/2012
Interview with RF Pathways

LEAN ON ME   
5/16/2012
Lean On Me

SUPPLY CHAIN EXEC OF YEAR
5/9/2012
Supply Chain Exec of the Year

SUPPLY CHAIN CANADA
4/26/2012
Supply Chain Canada

SUPPLY CHAIN CANADA
4/18/2012
Interview with SCL President's Award recipient


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