As part of Supply Chain Canada’s Pathways program, Nick Lovatsis has received the SCMP designation in recognition of his outstanding career achievements.  It is a privilege for Nick to receive this award, which he shares with the entire Avalon CSC team.   “Supply Chain Canada has been the country’s largest association

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Case study: Assistance in Network & Transport Activities

Client: Confidential Background A company of national renown in retail that has more than 150 stores across Canada. These stores receive daily shipments from distribution facilities located in Ontario and British Columbia. Challenge Customer wants to review its national logistics network to identify cost reduction and performance improvement opportunities. Approach

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How to Write a Good SOP

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a set of instructions allowing employees to perform a series of tasks of a given process. This ensures that the given process goes as planned and that everyone is doing it consistently. SOPs may be needed to ensure that the company’s compliance or quality

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Slotting your warehouse

Have you ever wondered how much efficiency you could gain by better positioning your products across your warehouse?  Are you able to quickly accommodate your floor space with new or seasonal products? Have you ever measured cost of move by distance and try different scenarios to compare savings? All this

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Prepare your Supply Chain to transact in the new economy

By Nick Reonegro, Senior Supply Chain Professional Execution We have all seen dramatic shifts in the way consumers are buying just about everything. From groceries to slippers, to new cars – the “demand” is there – but the way it’s being met is very different from a supply chain perspective.

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