To survive in the long run, you need to be flexible, have the right technology and a diversified supply chain. How prepared are you?

A recent forecast suggests that the Canadian GDP is expected to fall by 10 percent this year and manufacturing output could fall by up to 13 percent. The pandemic has exposed huge vulnerabilities in manufacturing operations. But these are not new. Lack of digitalization and the reliance on manual processes adversely impacted the ability and speed at which manufacturers have been able to respond.

When will the next crisis take place? And there will be one – floods, cybercrime, another epidemic. It’s not a matter of “if” it will happen but “when”. How prepared are you for the new normal where workforce is remote, supply chains are disrupted and demand fluctuates?

In this on-demand webinar learn:

  • What you need to do to prepare your organization for any crisis
  • How building flexibility in your operations can enable you to pivot production quickly
  • How automation and Industry 4.0 technologies can help manufacturers become more flexible
  • The value of single source of truth across the enterprise and real time visibility
  • How to create a stable supply chain to consistently meet unpredictable demand


SteveB - Presenter


Steve Bassaw, Product Manager, SYSPRO Canada

Steve Bassaw is a supply chain professional with over 20+ years of experience in Planning, Scheduling, and Purchasing. He has the APICS CSCP designation (Certified Supply Chain Professional) and at SYSPRO he has been in diverse roles such as Support, Consulting, Product Management, and Solution Architecture. He gained hands on experience using ERP to improve Operations and Supply Chain. Steve is also Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Business/IT program at BCIT (British Columbia Institute of Technology), contributing his knowledge on how Information Technology is used to support real world business requirements. 

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