Small Manufacturers/Service Companies

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Transportation Logistics

A small refrigeration company is growing fast but doesn’t have the resources to be able to put much focus into the logistics of transporting the product it purchases from supplier to their manufacturing facility. They…

Several Large Publicly Held Aerospace Companies

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Expedite

Several large, publicly held aerospace companies design and manufactures aircraft parts for commercial and military aircraft. Requiring precision engineering and specialty components, the manufacturing of the aircraft parts require movement of the product between locations,…

Book Distributor

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Dedicated Services

A children’s book distributor is in the business of supplying all of the schools within a school board with their books. With book fairs and normal product turnover, that’s a lot of books. Each day…

Production Plant Metering

CN Railway

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Warehousing Logistics

Global sourcing of production parts has become the new reality for Canada’s Auto Industry. Ontario based manufacturers are increasingly importing from Asia, Mexico and Southern US. Intense competition has forced Toyota, Ford, Honda, Chrysler and…

Oil & Lubricants

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Transportation Logistics

A large distributor of oils and lubricants sells their product with transportation included. The result is over 50 LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipments per week per plant. At one time they staffed people to make…

Media Companies

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Expedite

Media companies use PiVAL to transport sensitive camera and other media equipment to events and between events. They use PiVAL because the equipment is sensitive so they want to minimize handling and often the delivery…

Large Tire Manufacturer

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Transportation Logistics

A large tire manufacturer ships it’s tires to Canada via boat into the port of Vancouver on a regular basis and then needs to get those tires to it’s distribution centres across Canada. With the…

Pulp & Paper

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Warehousing Logistics

Kruger launched one of North America’s largest coated paper machines in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. Kruger is a global producer of newsprint, fine paper, tissue and wood pulp. A search of a logistic solution provider to manage…

Consumer Goods

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Warehousing Logistics

Pressures within the Retail supply chain to reduce costs while increasing both item and delivery compliance, has defined how we create value for our clients. It is now considered a normal practice to leverage fines…

Raw Material Supply

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Warehousing Logistics

A large multi-national tire manufacturer needed to increase production at one of its plants, however cash was not available for additional floor space. PiVAL, who had multiple years of experience in plant procurement services, presented…

Automation

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Expedite

A large, publicly traded automation company provides a robust suite of products and services that includes design and implementation of automation systems, control panels and parts, motor control devices and components, information software, and value…

Tire Sequencing

General Motors

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Warehousing Logistics

All General Motors plants apply a manufacturing of principle of GMS, Global Manufacturing System. One of the basic principles is Continuous Improvement. As part of continuous improvement, the plant has an open mind and participative…