Canadian Tire

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Introduction
I am a Supervisor of Canadian Tire company. It is one of Canada’s largest companies. We operate four largest distribution center service where exist on (1)Yukon Territory, (2) Nunavut (3) Alberta (4) Ontario, over 470 tire retail outlets.

The Company recently installed the YMS (Yard Management System), which we have integrated with our WMS (Warehouse Management System) and TMS (Transport Management System). Our expectation was improved performance in over-a-road transportation equipment utilization, driver productivity, and warehouse dock/door utilization. Our company is No.1 distribution in the country and we have 80% of local markets to supply.
A warehouse management system (WMS) is a key part of the supply chain and primarily aims to control the movement and storage of materials within a warehouse and process the associated transactions, including shipping, receiving, put away , Label printing, Storage, Inventory control, ordering fulfillment, Cycle counting and picking. A WMS monitors the progress of products through the warehouse. It involves the physical warehouse infrastructure, tracking systems, and communication between product stations. More precisely, warehouse management involves the receipt, storage and movement of goods, (normally finished goods), to intermediate storage locations or to a final customer. Warehouse management is an aspect of logistics and management. A WMS fully automates and streamlines the entire order fulfillment process with higher efficiency. For total visibility, flexibility and scalability, WMS provides our organization with the key to bigger success with just a click away.
A Transportation Management System (TMS) is a software and helping business and organizations to effectively manage its logistics supply chain, it helps organizing and tracking the movements of the products and materials. A Transportation…...

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