Supply chain, operations and logistics activities transform and move products and services, creating value for firms, suppliers, distributors and consumers. Waterloo Engineering researchers work closely with industry to explore ways artificial intelligence and digital technologies will create significant efficiency gains and improve business processes.
Supply chains are the backbone of Canada’s economy, providing almost one million jobs and making up 10% of the country’s GDP. They propel all industries and are key to growth, competitiveness and sustainability. Canada’s supply chain enables $1 trillion worth of goods’ movement annually.