Operating in the “new normal’ business environment
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How much is enough COVID-19 supply for Canada?
Challenge is the unpredictability of the virus over the next few months.
Broken supply links bedevil easing of COVID-19 restrictions
Shutdown of an Alberta meat plant, empty planes from China highlight the challenges of maintaining supply chains.
Resist the urge to panic shop despite COVID-19 fears: Trudeau
No need to hoard, supply chains not affected by the tightening border restrictions around the world.
Making a case for collaborative networks
World-class manufacturing capabilities are built on well functioning, collaborative networks.
High-tech companies eye supply chains as coronavirus outbreak continues
They’re worried about output from China’s manufacturing sector, which supplies goods globally.
Trump’s threat to close Mexico border stirs fears of economic harm
Move would block incoming shipments of fruits and vegetables, TVs, medical devices and other products.
Canadian industries concerned about fallout from Bombardier tariffs
It has created uncertainty across the manufacturing sector also affecting those supplying raw materials.
Child labour raises call for supply chain transparency law
Companies would report on measures taken to ensure minors are used to make products for the Canadian marketplace.
GE and EDC to develop innovative Canadian suppliers
Session will target export companies for two of GE’s Peterborough divisions.
Frigid winter impact profits: plan for delivery delays
Next year arrange for inventory at strategic positions in supply chains.
Bringing back the business
The Toronto chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) says the time has come to rebalance what should be done offshore and what should be made here.