forkliftCOPA is looking for members to join a new Logistics/Supply Chain Management peer group and is starting off with a free seminar on the morning of Tuesday, March 3rd at the COPA-CHHMA Office in Scarborough. Any members interested in hearing about the key factors impacting their bottom-line in today’s product distribution sector from a true supply chain expert can register below.

Seminar: Are you and your company prepared for the challenges of the new quicker and costlier distribution demands?
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time: Continental Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Presentation: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location: CHHMA-COPA Office, 1335 Morningside Ave., Suite 101, Scarborough, ON M1B 5M4

Click here to register.

truck unloadingJoin us to hear how supply chain and distribution have changed the way companies get their products to market. This session will look at the impact of the key Supply Chain components that will impact your bottom-line.

Knowing how the “Amazon model” has changed the way Supply Chain management must react and operate, you will learn:

  • What impact does your overall volume and velocity have on your costs?
  • Choosing between different modes of transportation and why.
  • What impact does density have on overall distribution costs?
  • Fuel surcharges explained and how they impact you.
  • B2B vs B2C business models and costs associated with each.
  • How do your freight rates match up to your competitors and/or other similar

Paul Publow photoPaul Publow, President, Logistics Solutions & Services Inc.

With over 45 years experience in the distribution and supply chain industry, Paul has worked with almost every supply chain model and mode of transportation. Starting his career in his teens loading trucks he worked his way up to the CEO position of a major Canadian Freight Forwarding and Transportation Group with 24 offices throughout North America.

For the past 26 years he has been President of Logistics Solutions which has provided ongoing supply chain consulting services to members of COPA, the Canadian Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association and the Promotional Products Professionals of Canada. In addition, he has completed logistics and distribution projects for some of Canada’s largest retailers and manufacturers.

His unique approach to the supply chain has saved his many clients millions of dollars. His experience and insight will challenge management to take a deep dive into the mechanics and efficiencies of their current supply chain programs and ultimately improve their organization’s bottom-line.

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