Thank you to our conference sponsors for their generous support. The support of our industry partners is critical to our ability to provide a high quality professional development and networking experience.
Spend some time with our conference sponsors in the Sponsor Showcase. The Sponsor Showcase provides an opportunity for delegates to investigate the latest products, services and technologies. This is your chance to gather information, ask questions or learn about new offerings.
Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division, caters to mid-market, commercial and enterprise-sized customers by offering a one-source solution for the products and services they need, combined with best-in-class customer service, competitive pricing and a state-of-the-art ecommerce site. www.StaplesBusinessAdvantage.ca 1 877 272 2121
Desjardins is the only financial group that offers both card issuing and acquiring services while maintaining processing and customer service in Canada. Desjardins’ Corporate Card programs offer state-of-the-art control and audit mechanisms that help businesses and public institutions meet cost reduction objectives and ensure growth and profitability. www.desjardins.com
TECSYS is a market-leading provider of warehouse, distribution and transportation management to more than 600 small, mid-size and Fortune 1000 corporations in healthcare, third-party logistics and general high-volume distribution industries. The Company’s warehouse management system is recognized by Gartner as one of the top WMS and visionary products on the market. www.tecsys.com
Akran Marketing is an innovative branding, premium incentive and licensing company that provides exceptional service to the public and private sector, including Fortune 500 clients. Committed to Corporate Social Responsibility, Akran delivers sales promotion, premium incentive, corporate gift, trade show and specialty advertising solutions on target and on time. www.akranmarketing.com
Grand & Toy has provided workplace products and solutions to businesses in Canada for over 130 years. From the latest technology, office furniture, everyday office supplies and cleaning & breakroom solutions, to a wide range of print and document services, we provide workplace innovation that enables our customers to work better. A part of the Office Depot Inc. family, the company has the expertise and consolidated product and supply chain leadership to provide customers of any size with a range of superior products and services across North America. www.grandandtoy.com
BROWZ ensures supply chains are safe, qualified and socially responsible by delivering comprehensive solutions to prequalify, assess, and monitor compliance based on the unique needs of your business. The BROWZ product suite addresses your needs related to identifying risk within your supply chain, managing employee-level data, conducting safety auditing, and sourcing new suppliers.www.browz.com
Element Fleet Management is a leading global fleet management company, providing world-class management services and financing for commercial vehicle and equipment fleets. Element's suite of fleet management services span the total fleet lifecycle, from acquisition and financing to program management and remarketing – helping customers optimize performance and improve productivity. For more information, visit www.elementfleet.com.
bids&tenders, an eSolutionsGroup product, is the only end-to-end, online procurement management system built by procurement professionals for procurement professionals. From bid posting, compliance checking and RFx evaluations, to contract and supplier performance management, bids&tenders integrates with your organization's website and ERP system to save time and deliver more, compliant bids. www.esolutionsgroup.ca
Boeing Canada Winnipeg is one of the largest aerospace composite manufacturer in Canada. It opened with 57 employees in 1971 in a $3.5 million plant at 99 Murray Park Road in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada. The company now employs 1,400 people in 730,000 square feet of space in three locations in the city. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. www.boeing.ca
DRIVING FORCE was established in 1978, growing into a national company that now spans Western and Northern Canada with 25 locations. In addition to retail customers, we rent, lease and sell vehicles to businesses ranging from small companies to major corporations and municipalities. At DRIVING FORCE, we make transportation solutions easy. www.drivingforce.ca
Old Dominion is a LTL carrier delivering premium service with over 224 service centers and the most competitive transit times available. Our claims ratio, on time delivery rate and outstanding safety record rank among the best in the industry. OD is a full service provider offering Security Divider, Expedited, and Customs Brokerage. www.ODFL.com
Athabasca University is a leader in online learning and distance education. Our online MBA for Supply Chain Managers successfully integrates your Supply Chain Management Professional designation (SCMP) into Athabasca University’s online MBA, accelerating your entry into the program and its completion time. Start your MBA and move up the chain. www.business.athabascau.ca
PROLINK Insurance is the SCMA’s choice because we understand that your insurance needs are unique and you deserve tailored solutions. The team at PROLINK is extremely proud of our partnership with SCMA and encourage you to request a quote anytime from the professionals at PROLINK. www.prolink.insure/scma/
proVision Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) are customizable software solutions that enable distribution centres and third party logistics (3PLs) companies to rapidly improve warehouse operations and meet the growing demands of customers at lower cost. The systems provide flexible robust designs that enable seamless integration into an array of business applications.
proVision WMS is a product of Ahearn & Soper Inc., a 135 year old Canadian company. For over 40 years Ahearn & Soper has been providing barcode software and hardware solutions that improve accuracy, tracking, and efficiency within distribution and manufacturing operations. http://www.provisionwms.com/
B-Stock’s technology-based liquidation solution connects returned and overstock inventory from retailers and manufacturers directly to business buyers through customized online auction marketplaces. Hundreds of companies across the globe are using B-Stock’s B2B marketplace platform to increase recovery rates on their excess inventory by 30%+. http://bstock.com/
Avetta provides a cloud-based supply chain risk management platform. Our global solution is uniquely designed to connect the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, driving sustainable growth. Our SaaS subscription software is used by 50,000 active customers in 100 countries. Over 300 of the world’s biggest organizations depend on Avetta every day. https://www.avetta.com/
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2016 served close to 45 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and 91 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home.html, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.
We supply the supply chain. Managing over 180,000 cars and trucks across the country, ARI helps keep Canada’s supply chain moving. ARI is proud to be a longtime sponsor of the SCMA annual conference. Whether we are supporting important industry events or fleets operating across Canada, ARI provides programs and insight to better manage your fleet and help identify issues before they become big problems. To learn more about how ARI can help you stay ahead of the fleet curve, visit SeenItComing.com.
J.P Morgan can provide you with a tailored approach and timeline to support your Commercial Card program goals. Our solutions help you capture more spend so you can get the most value from your payables, deliver more rebate revenue and achieve greater working capital gains. The benefits of ePayables like purchasing cards and virtual accounts are well documented and include working capital gains, improved spend controls, more efficient processes and better spend visibility. With Single-Use Accounts, we can help you hold on to cash longer while creating rebate opportunities and automating "one-off" transactions and/or higher-value spend requiring A/P control. jpmorgan.com
PurchasingB2B provides leadership to Canadian procurement, financial, and supply chain management professionals whose responsibilities including sourcing, recommending, purchasing and approval of goods, services or works. We deliver industry news, analysis and best practice information, and provide multiple channels for our readers, partners, and suppliers to connect and share their expertise. www.purchasingb2b.ca
Supply Chain Canada is the official flagship magazine of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA). Published quarterly for SCMA's 8,000 members, Supply Chain Canada covers topics of interest for senior-level professionals in supply chain management. Each issue distills high-level themes and explores their multifaceted impact on Canada's supply chain sector, diving deeper into areas such as sustainability, ethics, economics and more. View the digital archives at www.supplychaincanada.ca.
Canadian Shipper is a supply chain publication which focuses on freight transportation and the movement of cargo throughout the supply chain. Coverage includes all modes of transport, within Canada and across the globe.www.canadianshipper.com
Materials Management & Distribution (MM&D) is a supply chain publication which focuses on the integrated operations that take place within a distribution facility, including data capture and inventory management; storage and retrieval; materials handling; packaging; shipping and receiving.www.mmdonline.com
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EY’s Global Power & Utilities network doesn’t just react to changing market conditions, it helps shape them. We don’t just know the issues, we’ve analyzed them to understand their impact on you and the way you do business. We are committed to delivering industry insight that creates value. Our global team of over 3,500 professionals collaborate and share industry knowledge to help you succeed in a changing world.
Our team is ready to develop practical approaches to the assurance, advisory, tax, transactions and finance-related issues you face. http://www.ey.com/ca/en/industries/power---utilities
SCMA's commitment to our sponsors
SCMA National Conference continues to grow in size, stature and to exceed delegate expectations thanks to our sponsors. The support of industry partners is critical to our ability to provide our members with a high-quality professional development and networking experience. Your success is our success. That is why we place a premium on providing you with the best value for your investment.