Future of Supply Chain & Logistics

Canada faces unique challenges in our supply chain and logistics industry with our vast landscape and the digitization and automation of services. To advance the industry, the continued development of skills, knowledge, and technology is essential. Alongside great opportunity, changes to the industry can also present many complex challenges.

Participate in the Future of Supply Chain and Logistics to tackle the critical challenges that matter most and join a network of support to find the best solutions and make a difference in the supply chain and logistics industry.

Future of Supply Chain & Logistics

Canada faces unique challenges in our supply chain and logistics industry with our vast landscape and the digitization and automation of services. To advance the industry, the continued development of skills, knowledge, and technology is essential. Alongside great opportunity, changes to the industry can also present many complex challenges.

Participate in the Future of Supply Chain and Logistics to tackle the critical challenges that matter most and join a network of support to find the best solutions and make a difference in the supply chain and logistics industry.

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Why Get Involved

Disruptive technologies have the potential to change every aspect of industry and present critical new opportunities. These changes also impact the skills employers want and need. This Challenge works to not only open up new opportunities for organizations of every size, but for students and graduates as well.

Innovators

Awesome prizes & incentives to take your idea to market

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Build your portfolio & discover digital career pathways

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Create social impact

Problem Solvers

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Empower students to become innovative problem solvers

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Create remote work-integrated learning experience

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Connect with bright new talent

Assessment Process

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Step 1

Initial Assessment & Semi-Final Selection

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Step 2

Selection of Finalists

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Step 3

Selection of Winners

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Step 4

Competition winners carry out idea

Prize Pool

Prize announcements pending; stay tuned!

Explore Industry Future Challenge Verticals

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Cybersecurity

The Supply Chain and Logistics industry is critical to the Canadian economy and interruptions can have far reaching effects.

  • Industry cybersecurity spending is likely to increase $14 billion by 2022.
  • The spread of cyber-attacks and increased digitization makes data protection essential.
  • Malicious data breaches account for 27.1% of security incidents and can cost $330,000 per incident.
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Smart Cities

Information and communication technologies can be used to help cities manage transportation in all forms.

  • With cities continuing to grow, supplying those cities with everything they need is pivotal in their ability to function.
  • Technical advances and vehicle-to-vehicle communications make continuous improvement possible.
  • Connected vehicles can not only transform personal transportation, but large scale logistics as well.
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AI/ML

Artificial intelligence can revolutionize the supply chain processes from start to finish.

  • IOT and AI technologies can be used to mitigate the cost and frequency of repairs, reducing downtime.
  • AI can be used to fine-tune warehouses, personnel, and processes.
  • AI can be used to create better response times and enhanced productivity.

Build the Future, Today

Our goal is to create meaningful exchanges between public and private sector organizations. Interested in being part of the conversation? Get involved by joining a Challenge or be part of the change by supporting the initiative as a sponsor.

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