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How Asia’s clothing factories switched to making PPE

July 3, 2020 by Alessandra Mezzadri & Kanchana N. Ruwanpura

But sweatshop problems live on

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Seven ways the pandemic will change supply chain management

July 3, 2020 by Emily Atkins

As the Covid-19 pandemic has unfolded there has been a lot of speculation about what the ‘new normal’ will look like

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Purolator hiring 1,100

July 2, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Increased demand fueling growth

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Economy plunged record 11.6 per cent in April

July 1, 2020 by Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS

Statistics Canada said gross domestic product fell 11.6 per cent in April

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The View with Lou: Rethinking the global supply chain

June 26, 2020 by Lou Smyrlis

It provided a competitive advantage for decades. Now it represents a business risk.

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Canada close to self-sufficiency in PPE

June 26, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Prime Minister said many Canadian companies have taken advantage of programs to retool

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The big stress test

June 25, 2020 by Jacob Stoller

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented disruption to global supply chains. It is also providing a rare window into the future.

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ALAN using predictive analytics to speed aid delivery

June 24, 2020 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

CHICAGO –  The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) is collaborating with FourKites to use its capabilities to ensure efficient deliveries of emergency aid. Founded in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, ALAN provides supply chain assistance to disaster relief…

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Government going back to competitive bids for PPE

June 23, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Process usually used to award contracts will only apply in situations where there is enough time to run a competition

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Canadian crude by rail exports drop by half in April

June 22, 2020 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

North American fuel demand plunged due to measures taken to control the Covid-19 pandemic