Nov 26, 2019 – Warehouse Automation Breakfast Meeting

On Tuesday November 26th the CMHDS presented “Warehouse Automation: Beginning The Journey”. This was the first in a series of meetings and seminars focusing on warehouse automation. We  gathered a number of warehouse automation specialists and experts who discussed and answered questions about warehouse automation. What is automation? Where should you begin? Where can you find resources? What are the best questions to ask potential suppliers? What are the challenges? What results should … [Read more...]

Sept 24, 2019 – Disaster Preparedness Breakfast Seminar

On Tuesday September 24, 2019 we kicked off the 2019-2020 CMHDS Season with a breakfast seminar on “Disaster Preparedness: Are You Prepared or In Denial?” BC's Lower Mainland is one of the most seismically exposed area's in the world, with many communities also located below sea level. Is your business prepared and are you personally prepared or are you in denial, hoping the big one won't hit within your lifetime? The first half of this presentation focused on Business Continuity, … [Read more...]

May 28, 2019 – CMHDS / RackSafe™ Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner

On Tuesday May 28th, 2019 CMHDS Members & Guests came together for the Annual CMHDS / RackSafe™ Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner at the Guildford Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC. Shortly after the shotgun start the clouds parted and the sun stayed out for the rest of the day. Event highlights included a $10,000 Hole-In-One Challenge and an on-course WorkSafeBC Racking Regulation Trivia Game. By dinner time the dining room was filled with an energetic crowd of almost 100 who … [Read more...]

April 3rd, 2019 – “Racking Regulation: Year One In Review” Breakfast Meeting

On Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 the CMHDS presented - “WorkSafeBC’s Storage Rack Regulation: Year One In Review”. This breakfast meeting was an  opportunity to hear from WorkSafeBC, a Professional Racking Engineer and a Racking Industry Representative about the first year of WorkSafeBC’s Storage Rack Regulation (4.43.1) which came into effect on January 1, 2018. The event began with a presentation about year one of the new regulation, including a summary of the compliance orders and some of … [Read more...]

Feb 28, 2019 – Provincial Health Services Distribution Centre Tour

On Thursday February 28th, 2019 CMHDS Members toured the Provincial Health Services Authority Distribution Centre. The Lower Mainland Distribution Centre is the hub for all supplies (other than pharmaceuticals) for the Lower Mainland, delivering to 42 hospital/sites that support over 7,500 acute, extended and residential care beds. With approximately 1,000 employees located across the province, the PHSA Supply Chain Division manages over $2 billion in total annual spending on behalf of all … [Read more...]