Month: April 2019

Month: April 2019

Inside Canadian Tire Distribution Center: Design for flexibility
April 24, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Canadian Tire’s bulk handling facility brings together automation and conventional materials handling for a variety of products. Square Footage: 1.45 million square feetProducts Handled: Tires and bulk general merchandise including tools, sporting goods, home living, automotive and seasonal outdoors productsSKUS: 15,500Throughput: 350 trailers a day, 65 million cubic feet of shipments per year Shifts: Two 10-hour shifts per day/7 days per
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Nagarro partners with Nokia on ‘factory in a box 2.0’ next generation supply chain solution
April 5, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Nagarro, a technology solutions provider headquartered in Hanover, Germany, announced this week that is has entered into a new partnership with Nokia for ‘Factory in a Box 2.0’.  First announced in 2017, Nokia’s ‘Factory in a Box’ solution is a disruptive new project to provide modular and flexible production in a mobile, demand-centric way. According
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ROFDA SPRING CONFERENCE – MAY 16-19, 2019 – STOWE MOUNTAIN LODGE, STOWE, VT.
April 4, 2019 Blog,Events,News,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

May 16-19, 2019 – Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTERNATIONAL (KSI) will be presenting the 2019 Supply Chain Benchmarking results to board members at the ROFDA SPRING CONFERENCE in Stowe, Vermont as well as participating in (RAC) meetings as a member of the ROFDA ADVISORY COUNCIL (RAC). ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors Association) is a cooperative formed to facilitate and enhance
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What the rise of the convenience sector means for the supply chain
April 3, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

The Co-op announced at the beginning of the year that it plans to open 100 new food stores in 2019, marking the fourth consecutive year that it has opened 100 new stores or more. With a particular focus on key city centre locations, transport hubs, university campuses and, new communities in high rise residential developments, this is
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