May 29, 2018 – CMHDS / Hi-Cube Storage Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner

CMHDS Members and guests enjoyed sun (and a little wind) at the CMHDS / Hi-Cube Storage Annual Golf Tournament & Dinner held on May 29, 2018 at the Guildford Golf & Country Club. By dinner time the dining room was filled with an energetic crowd of over 100 who helped raise $12,500 for Canuck Place Children's Hospice. Thanks to everyone who joined us and a big thanks to our event and tee sponsors. Also a big shout out to Ed Homsy (Arpac), David Lavigne (William's Machinery), Troy Spreeuw … [Read more...]

May 16, 2018 – Toyota Parts Distribution Centre Tour

On Wednesday May 16th, 2018 CMHDS Members toured the Toyota Vancouver Parts Distribution Centre in Richmond, BC. The 100,000 sq.ft. Vancouver facility is one of two distribution centres in Canada and provides parts to the 75 Toyota & Lexus dealers in Western Canada. As part of the tour, attendees saw the Safety and Quality “Dojo” (Japanese for Training Area) and learned about the Toyota safety practice called Po-ke-te-na-shi. This was a rare opportunity to see inside one of the … [Read more...]

March 6 & 13, 2018 – BC Liquor Distribution Branch Tour

On Tuesday March 6th and 13th, CMHDS Members toured the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) Distribution Centre in Vancouver, BC. The facility is moving from its current location to the Tilbury Industrial Park in Delta later in 2018 so one of the high points of the tour was to hear about some of the pre-move preparations and how the two facilities compare. Other tour features included how the LDB serves its omni-channel customers, ordering and service cycles, how the LDB has maintained … [Read more...]

Cargo Logistics Canada 2018

On February 6th to 8th, 2018 the Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference took place at the Vancouver Trade & Convention Centre. North America’s only multimodal show, drew thousands of delegates from across all supply chain sectors. The 3-day conference included 30+ seminars led by 100+ industry experts, with topics encompassing the entire freight spectrum. The show also offered exclusive tours and networking events, as well as Canada’s only full-scale supply chain trade show featuring 50,000 … [Read more...]

Jan 23, 2018 – Creating Your Racking Regulations Compliance Plan

On Tuesday January 23rd, 2018, John Gilder of RackSafe spoke about how to create your Racking Regulations Compliance Plan. During this seminar John did a breakdown of all nine sections of WorkSafeBC’s New Racking Regulations (effective January 1, 2018) and provided strategies and action items for each section so attendees could develop an executable plan to ensure their company is compliant. About John Gilder John has been in the logistics industry for over 35 years and is the General … [Read more...]