A Catalyst for Supply Chain Profitability

Below we will share some articles and thoughts, remember to come back often!

Working From Home Due to COVID? How's That Tendonitis?

I was reading an article this morning with my coffee. The article described how the COVID-created work-from-home cohort are experiencing physical discomfort as a result of their impromptu workstations. This reminded me of one of my learning opportunities from several years ago. This path of discovery opened my eyes on more than the immediate issue; it unveiled how in the absence of leadership, unseen undesirable conditions will exist and develop; that identifying and curing these conditions not...

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Date: April 14th at 11:32am

What Does Your Driver Management Program Look Like?

Infographics can be a great way to help you see, share and realise a vision.  Below is an infographic I use to discuss how to structure a driver management program. Each circle represents an element necessary to realise the best outcomes. Understanding how to develop these elements, implement them, and maintain them is key to the overall success of your driver program.  Give me a call to discuss how this approach can deliver improved financial and operational performance


For a great disc...

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Date: March 11th at 3:18pm

Offer of Employment pitfalls

A brief but interesting discussion on how an offer of employment can run afoul from a single clause. Well worth reading if you are responsible for crafting terms of employment. 

While this case refers to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, the underlying facts would be equally applicable in the federal jurisdiction. The crux of this case revolves around a single phrase and how that impacted the termination section of the agreement:

(the trial judge) found the Termination Clause to be void ...

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Date: March 11th at 2:36pm

Covid 19 Links and Information

Date: March 11th at 2:34pm

Changes to Ontario Fleet Size Adjustment Reporting

Fleet Size/Kilometres Travelled

If there is a change in fleet size or kilometres travelled, the operator must contact MTO Carrier Sanctions and Investigation Office to have a CVOR update application sent to them.

Note: Changes to fleet size and rate of travel are not automatically captured through the province's vehicle registration system (for example, licence-plate renewal, permit purchase or deletion).

– Source – MTO Commercial Vehicle Operators Safety Manual – as of 2021-02-19....

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Date: February 19th at 4:13pm