Presenting Sponsor:

Staples Business Advantage

Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., helps mid-market, commercial and enterprise-sized customers make more happen by offering a curated assortment of products and services combined with deep expertise, best-in-class customer service, competitive pricing and state-of-the art-ecommerce site.  Staples Business Advantage is the one-source solution for all things businesses need to succeed, including office supplies, facilities cleaning and maintenance, breakroom snacks and beverages, technology, furniture, interior design and Print & Marketing Services. 

Platinum Sponsors: 

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Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) is a strategic business unit of the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. Our role within the school is to provide lifelong learning for the development of professionals and executives long after their full-time education has been completed and they are in the work force.

Because few of us have the same job for life, we constantly have to re-invent ourselves, learn new skills and adapt to the changing marketplace and business environment. Today’s professionals and executives must be able to quickly develop and fine-tune personal business skills to adapt and grow.


Silver Sponsors:

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OTTO™ Motors designs, manufactures and operates self-driving vehicles to automate material movement inside busy factories and warehouses. Using self-driving technology much like the Google Car, the easy-to-use OTTO vehicles moves inventory in a safe and flexible manner throughout the indoor supply chain. Their self-driving vehicles are an evolution of the automated guided vehicle (AGV) and use advanced sensors and artificial intelligence to provide flexible automation that does not require fixed infrastructure: no beacons, magnetic tape or pre-defined laser paths. Some of their customers include Fortune 100 brands like General Electric, John Deere, and Toyota.

OTTO Motors currently has two vehicles: the OTTO 1500, which carries 1500 kg payloads, and the OTTO 100, which carries 100 kg payloads. They'll be bringing a vehicle for you to test drive yourself at SCMAO, so make sure you stop by their booth (#1).

In the meantime, see the OTTO 1500 in action here:



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Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business offers a flexible, dynamic and relevant business education. We are a recognized leader in international distance and online education. Our students benefit from the flexibility inherent in distance and online education – they  can continue to focus on their professional and personal life while pursuing their educational goals.

Athabasca University and the Supply Chain Management Association are committed to developing strategic business leaders who combine innovative management leadership skills with superior supply chain management knowledge, along with the highest level of integrity based on adherence to the SCMA Code of Ethics. For more information on the online Executive MBA for Supply Chain Management visit us online today!


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Since 2003, Olivan Marketing Ltd. has been providing leading edge marketing support and supply chain solutions to clients in the forefront of their industries. We are a single source, turnkey solution, offering Graphic Design Services, Print and P.O.P. Production, Promotional Products and Apparel, Program Management and Comprehensive Fulfillment Warehousing and Distribution Services.

Strategically located in Mississauga Ontario, we service Fortune 1000 clients from many industries, offering real time technological enablers to span your entire enterprise, from marketing through sales, to customer service and accounting, helping you to reduce your overall cost of business. 


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bids&tenders, an eSolutionsGroup product, is the only end-to-end, digital procurement platform 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.

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SPICE Technology Group makes omni channel simple. SPICE provides cloud solutions to enable modern commerce and supply chain integration for over 2,000 retailers, brands, logistics providers and others. Our customers collaborate with their Trading Partners on orders, catalogues, inventory and drop ship to execute the perfect Omni channel order and provide the best customer experience.



Other Sponsors:

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Reimer Associates Inc. is the most competent and trusted supply chain recruitment firm in Canada. We concentrate exclusively in supply chain and transportation leveraging the extensive industry experience of our team. All of our associates gained substantial career experience in the supply chain or transportation industry before joining Reimer Associates as recruiters. Our experience gives us unmatched credibility with our clients and importantly paves the way to engaging with outstanding candidates.

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HSCN is an industry association of supplier and provider procurement professionals who have the common goal of promoting safe and quality health care through the implementation of optimal supply chain management practices. Our mission is to establish and promote Canadian healthcare supply chain standards, as well as provide executional support for all healthcare stakeholders that result in improved effectiveness and efficiency, improved patient outcomes and greater alignment between supply chain partners.


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BROWZ has provided supplier qualification and management solutions since 2001. Working with the world’s largest organizations, including respected Fortune 50 brands, BROWZ has the proven expertise to provide supplier qualification and management, whether you have an existing program or are starting from scratch. BROWZ serves more than 35 industries, including utilities, oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, mining, cement and aggregate, facility management, engineering, construction, forestry products, performance fibers, municipalities/public services, food and beverage, steel, entertainment, real estate, transportation,  food packaging and distribution, and more.