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Distribution will change in a post Covid-19 world

June 5, 2020 by John G. Smith

Distribution models have been upended and that some operations will never re-open

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Majority of Canadians think re-opening is too risky

June 5, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Half of Canadian believe jobs won't return

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Free PPE kits for Alberta truckers

June 4, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

BMO and the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) making 25,000 sets available

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Syspro offers free training to unemployed

June 4, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Six months' access to online learning channel to help gain ERP-related employment

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COVID-19 to reduce 2020 industrial robot revenue

June 3, 2020 by Maya Xiao, Interact Analysis

A strong rebound in 2021 is projected

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Air cargo crashes in April

June 3, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Demand down, but capacity down even more

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Ottawa continues to build PPE safety stocks

June 3, 2020 by  The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Supply chains for essential equipment have stabilized

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Expect dramatic drop in commodity exports to China

June 2, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Global exports of commodities to China could plunge by US$15.5 billion to $33.1 billion in 2020

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Is Just-in-Time out of time?

June 2, 2020 by Paul D. Larson

JIT is built on the assumption of stability, but in a world of volatility, logisticians can no longer afford to assume stability

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Supply chain innovation can reduce coronavirus food shortages

June 2, 2020 by Martin Scanlon, Rene Van Acker & Rickey Yada

Food security is an essential issue brought to light by COVID-19. The Canadian government recognized this by deeming workers across the food supply chain as an essential service. More importantly, in early May, the federal government announced $252 million in…