TOUR - June 5 - Staples Canada Distribution Center Vancouver

June 05, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Staples Canada fulfillment center
1125 Vernon Dr,
Vancouver, BC V6A 3P5
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Staples Business Advantage Canada - TOUR

Date: 5 June 2019

Timings:  6pm to 8:30pm

Staples Business Advantage™ is the leading business supplier in Canada, providing customers with a complete assortment of products and services, including office supplies, technology products, facility solutions, furniture, and business services. As the business-to-business division of Staples, Staples Business Advantage works with companies of 20 or more employees to develop customized programs and to provide dedicated account management to meet the needs of any business.

Staples Business Advantage Canada is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario with ten distribution centres across Canada. The company employs over 1,500 associates and leverages over 170 delivery vehicles. Staples Business Advantage works in partnership with the Staples Business Advantage Contract division in the US to provide common programs for our North American customer base.

Agenda:

Join Staples Business Advantage for an overview of how their Vancouver Facility Centre picks, packs and ships thousands of daily orders throughout BC.  See how Staples uses Lean Six Sigma in its organization to ensure they are providing accurate next-day order fulfillment and get a tour of their Vancouver Facility Centre  This tour will be presented in to two parts: A tour of their facility and a presentation on Staples.  The tour will be divided into two groups of ten.

SAFETY: NO OPENED TOE SHOES.  Safety vests will be provided.  The tour will be capped at a maximum of 20 visitors only.

DIRECTIONS:

1125 Vernon Drive at the corner of Napier Street and Vernon Drive.  https://goo.gl/maps/UQLPdCG59udE46wMA

There are plenty of free street parking.  The entrance is on Vernon Drive.  The front doors are locked so please wait if someone is not there immediately to let you in.

Refreshments will be provided by Staples Business Advantage Canada.


YOUR HOST

David Muncaster

David Muncaster is the National Manager, Continuous Improvement for Staples Business Advantage Canada.  With Staples Business Advantage for 12 years, he works to develop a company-wide culture of continuous improvement, is involved with ISO 9000 and 14000, Sustainability initiatives and COR Health and Safety Certification.  David Muncaster is past Chair of ASQ Vancouver section which is a non-profit organization that brings Quality Management Professionals from all areas of business together for networking events.  The first person in Staples Business Advantage Canada to receive training in Lean Six Sigma, he has also been certified by ASQ as a Six Sigma Black Belt.

 

 

Tickets

$10.00 APICS Member Individual Ticket

$20.00 Public non member ticket

$10.00 Full Time (BCIT, UBC, Douglas, Camosun) and Part time (APICS classes) STUDENTS ONLY