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SCI Expands Healthcare Footprint in Western Canada

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Walmart Canada and SCI Open Doors On New Facility Dedicated To Fulfilling E-Commerce Orders Across Canada

SCI Canada and Walmart Canada recently announced the official opening of SCI’s largest dedicated and purpose-built Distribution Centre (DC) in Mississauga, Ontario. At approximately 450,000 square feet, the DC is the main facility dedicated to fulfilling Walmart Canada’s online orders.

From L to R: Guy Toksoy, Vice President Operations, SCI; Chris Galindo, CEO, SCI; Alexis Lanternier, Executive Vice President E-Commerce, Walmart Canada; Daryl Porter, Vice President, E-Commerce Operations and Logistics, Walmart Canada.

The new distribution centre is a flexible, scalable solution for logistics and fulfilment that is part of Walmart’s strategy to continue growing its e-commerce business in Canada. The need is there, as Walmart Canada’s flagship website walmart.ca is visited daily by over 750,000 customers.

The company sought SCI’s support to develop a customized supply chain solution that streamlines operations.

Facts about the new DC:

  • The new DC maximizes storage through a four-level, 70,000 square foot pick platform for storing and picking smaller items and pallet racking for larger and higher volume items.
  • It is equipped with state-of-the-art intelligence software that provides real-time visibility to operations and is fully integrated with SCI’s warehouse management system.
  • It boasts automation that improves capacity and uses conveyors to transport materials to one of five zones on each level and complete pick totes to a put-wall area from both the platform and pallet racks.

“The retail business is constantly evolving and becoming more complex,” said Guy Toksoy, SCI’s Vice President Operations.

“SCI’s commitment to continuous improvement and innovation helps our clients meet increasing e-commerce demands, and we were excited to partner with one of Canada’s largest retailers to go beyond conventional logistic services and adapt an automated model to best suit Walmart Canada’s needs.”

“It’s exciting that shopping on Walmart.ca continues growing in popularity with our customers. We’ve been modernizing and innovating to ensure products can get to our customers in the quickest and most efficient way possible, without compromising on our everyday low prices and the quality customers expect,” said Alexis Lanternier, Executive Vice President E-Commerce, Walmart Canada.

“We’re proud to have partnered with SCI to create this distribution centre as it provides a customized end-to-end solution that suits our growing business needs.”

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About SCI
SCI is one of Canada’s leading providers of supply chain solutions that go beyond traditional logistics services. SCI’s tagline “We’ll make you even better” is a commitment today from a business that’s leading clients into tomorrow. Trusted by clients in the retail, e-commercetechnology, and healthcare sectors, SCI operates the most extensive national distribution and transportation network in Canada, consisting of 30 distribution centres coast to coast along with over 40 critical parts stocking locations and specialized white glove shipping hubs. SCI shares the learnings from the sectors they operate in, providing the audience with information to guide their supply chain to success through blog posts, case studies and white papers.

About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a chain of more than 400 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada’s flagship online store, Walmart.ca is visited by more than 750,000 customers daily. With more than 85,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employers and is ranked one of the country’s top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada’s extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994.

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2019 SCI Leadership Meeting: Back to the Future

Every year SCI invites their leaders to a Leadership Meeting where we learn, grow and celebrate together. This year, the SCI Leadership Meeting was held on March 26th in Mississauga.

This year’s theme was Back to the Future. From interactive team building to client spotlights, from director panels to recognition awards, the day looked back at the great successes SCI has accomplished together over the past year and set the team up for continued growth in 2019 and beyond.

Over the course of three days, our leaders had the opportunity to network with their peers from across the country, meet new people, hear directly from clients, and recognize all of the Continuous Improvement and Safety award winners throughout the company.

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Subscription Commerce Platform Provider OceanX Partners with SCI

SCI to deliver direct-to-consumer and business-to-business supply chain solutions

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ – OceanX LLC, a recurring revenue and subscription commerce platform company, has partnered with SCI (www.sci.ca), a leading Canadian 3PL logistics company, for direct-to-consumer and business-to-business supply chain solutions.

Based on a model that cultivates long-term customer relationships with a focus on lifetime value, the recurring revenue and subscription industry has grown more than 100 percent each year in the past five years. OceanX supports tens of thousands of customized orders a day for prestigious direct-to-consumer brands across North America. They have chosen to partner with SCI to support their clients’ expansion into new Canadian channels, including new brand launches and an expanded retail presence.

SCI is proud to partner with OceanX as it embarks on offering its fully flexible, customized recurring revenue subscription platform to support its client’s Canadian customers.  The new, completely automated kit-to-order solution will be located at the healthcare campus in SCI’s Mississauga location that already services a number of prominent healthcare clients.

“SCI will implement a highly efficient solution for us that will allow our clients to customize every individual order to the needs of the consumer.  This mirrors our robust US operation and will set us up for a greater success in 2019 and beyond.” said, Tony Arteaga, Senior Vice President of Strategy at OceanX.

SCI’s healthcare group will provide a brand new warehouse management and automation IT platform and a high throughput packaging line that will allow for same day shipping, including services such as custom kit development, labeling, marketing inserts, free samples, gifts, and tissue wrapping.

“SCI has a wealth of experience within the highly-regulated Healthcare sector including pharmaceuticals, natural health and medical devices, and we can now apply this expertize to the healthcare ecommerce and recurring revenue subscription industry,” said Roger Sharpe, Healthcare Business Development at SCI.

“We’re excited about this significant new partnership with OceanX,” says Peter Tostevin, Vice President Healthcare at SCI. “As part of our strategy to deliver healthcare to the home, we continue to invest in automation technologies to support the fast growing, unique consumer health subscription market.”

About SCI
SCI is one of Canada’s leading providers of supply chain solutions that go beyond traditional logistics services. SCI’s tagline “We’ll make you even better” is a commitment today from a business that’s leading clients into tomorrow.

Trusted by clients in the retail, e-commerce, technology, and healthcare sectors, SCI operates the most extensive national distribution and transportation network in Canada, consisting of 30 distribution centres coast to coast along with over 40 critical parts stocking locations and specialized white glove shipping hubs.

SCI shares the learnings from the sectors they operate in, providing the audience with information to guide their supply chain to success through blog posts, case studies and white papers.

About OceanX, LLC
OceanX helps brands launch, grown and scale recurring revenue retail programs that seamlessly combines e-commerce, order management, personalized fulfillment, customer care and business intelligence. The platform is optimized to generate recurring revenue and cultivate lifelong relationships with customers. Under the direction of Georg Richter, an accomplished direct-to-consumer and recurring revenue subscription industry veteran, OceanX, a spin-off of Guthy-Renker, is a game-changer in the direct-to-consumer subscription retail space. Learn more at https://oceanx.com/.

SCI | https://www.sci.ca| Natasha Wookey | (647) 237-4972 | natasha.wookey@sci.ca; OceanX | www.oceanx.com | Jeff Miller | 310-774-4088 | jeff.miller@oceanx.com

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New Healthcare Clients Drive SCI Growth

SCI Launches New Healthcare Facility in Mississauga

TORONTOFeb. 5, 2019 – SCI (www.sci.ca), a leading Canadian 3PL logistics company, has announced the launch of its new healthcare-dedicated facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

The 150,000-ft2 fully-licensed distribution centre (DC) represents SCI’s latest investment in healthcare logistics aimed at helping over-the-counter healthcare product and medical device companies manage their omni-channel supply chains within Canada. This latest facility increases SCI’s overall footprint to over 4 million square feet across Canada with a total of 30 distribution centres.

The multi-client DC is equipped with state-of-the-art technology for storing temperature-sensitive healthcare products such as drugs and natural health products; as well as offering a high throughput automated order-to-kit operation designed for the OTC and Consumer Packaged Goods industries. In addition, SCI can provide distribution services, warehouse management, transportation management and late-stage customization solutions such as labeling, product kitting and configuration, and repackaging.

This new distribution centre will be managed under SCI’s Quality Management System, which operates rigid process controls through all areas of the supply chain. This ensures healthcare clients will effectively comply with Canadian regulatory standards and safety protocols. Sensitivity and security of the customer product and reputation are paramount to SCI.

“This announcement demonstrates SCI’s continued investment in the integrated healthcare network. Our goal is to help manufacturers lower costs, streamline inventory, and meet increasing demands posed by ecommerce, trading partners and Health Canada” says Peter Tostevin, Vice President Healthcare, SCI. “This investment comes on the heels of a year of significant growth in our healthcare logistics division.”

“We’re thrilled to be opening our brand new Healthcare facility”, says Chris Galindo, President and CEO of the SCI Group. “This is a continuation of our strategy to invest in leading technology, resources and infrastructure to support client growth.” As more healthcare companies diversify into new markets, we can play a significant role in the evolution of this important sector.

About SCI
SCI is one of Canada’s leading providers of supply chain solutions that go beyond traditional logistics services. SCI’s tagline “We’ll make you even better” is a commitment today from a business that’s leading clients into tomorrow.

Trusted by clients in the retail, e-commercetechnology, and healthcare sectors, SCI operates the most extensive national distribution and transportation network in Canada, consisting of 30 distribution centres coast to coast along with over 40 critical parts stocking locations and specialized white glove shipping hubs.

SCI shares the learnings from the sectors they operate in, providing the audience with information to guide their supply chain to success through blog posts, case studies and white papers.

For further information, please contact

SCI | www.sci.ca | Natasha Wookey | (647) 237-4972 | natasha.wookey@sci.ca

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