Manufacturing & Distribution

The manufacturing industry may be on the upswing. But with growth comes competition, and Canada’s manufacturing companies are turning to a range of strategies to boost their market presence, as well as gain access to new markets.

  • COVID-19: How to adapt your business to thrive in the new normal

    COVID-19: How to adapt your business to thrive in the new normal

    COVID-19 has changed the business landscape. In this webinar, BDC, along with BDO, will share practical advice for your business on what business owners should do now.

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  • Labour shortage in the trucking industry: Further impacts of COVID-19

    Labour shortage in the trucking industry: Further impacts of COVID-19

    Looking back to February 2020, the Canadian trucking industry was facing an existing labour shortage of 20,000 jobs. This shortage is expected to surge to 50,000 vacancies by 2024—ultimately...

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  • Where to focus your manufacturing company: 5 considerations to build a post-COVID-19 growth strategy

    Where to focus your manufacturing company: 5 considerations to build a post-COVID-19 growth strategy

    As we start passing through the recovery stage of the COVID-19 pandemic and start thinking about growth strategies for the manufacturing and distribution sector, a few areas immediately...

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  • How manufacturers can move forward in the COVID-19 era

    How manufacturers can move forward in the COVID-19 era

    Like many industries across the globe, manufacturers have suffered due to COVID-19. Many manufacturers are relying on third-party supply chains and critical global suppliers who may be unable to...

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  • Looking Ahead - Strategies to Keep Food & Beverage Companies Resilient

    Looking Ahead - Strategies to Keep Food & Beverage Companies Resilient

    Businesses are now focusing on what they need to do to ensure they can be a robust organization regardless of the continuing impact of COVID-19.

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  • Pivoting manufacturing operations to support COVID-19 efforts

    Pivoting manufacturing operations to support COVID-19 efforts

    How BDO is helping Novo Textiles shift to Canadian-made PPE production As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the manufacturing industry in Canada, Jason Zanatta of B.C.’s Novo Textiles knew he...

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  • How manufacturers can access government stimulus to fight COVID-19: "Be agile"

    How manufacturers can access government stimulus to fight COVID-19: "Be agile"

    "Manufacturing companies need to be agile now. They need to be entrepreneurial, to recognize the opportunities emerging during the COVID-19 crisis, both from the government and in the...

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  • Mid-market M&A: Impact of COVID-19

    Mid-market M&A: Impact of COVID-19

    As the coronavirus (COVID-19) accelerated into a global pandemic, the first quarter of 2020 was an unprecedented time for businesses. The decisions required of stakeholders to navigate through...

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  • Procurement and supply chain strategies during COVID-19

    Procurement and supply chain strategies during COVID-19

    Manage procurement and supply chain risk during COVID-19 with short and long-term strategies.

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  • Insurance considerations for Canadian manufacturers during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Insurance considerations for Canadian manufacturers during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Manufacturers are looking at ways to manage the COVID-19 crisis as they continue operations where possible, or curtail their business where they must. One source of relief may be their...

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  • Unlocking the COVID-19 financing programs

    Unlocking the COVID-19 financing programs

    New government programs could help your business find financial relief. This joint BDO, BDC, and EDC webinar demystifies the details.

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  • Employment Insurance and COVID-19: Q&A for Employers

    Employment Insurance and COVID-19: Q&A for Employers

    COVID-19 has raised many questions regarding EI benefits. Our Q&A provides guidance for employers.

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  • Tax Alert - Cash Flow strategies and Government Incentives in the time of COVID-19

    Tax Alert - Cash Flow strategies and Government Incentives in the time of COVID-19

    There are actions you can take to help manage cash flow by maximizing your financial resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Federal government fiscal stimulus package in response to COVID-19

    Federal government fiscal stimulus package in response to COVID-19

    Financial measures announced by the Government of Canada to help protect the economy and its labour force from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • 5 Tips to Manage a Crisis

    5 Tips to Manage a Crisis

    The COVID-19 outbreak presents a major crisis for businesses, and the objective of managing a crisis event should be simple: as an organization, how do we protect our people, assets, and other...

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  • How Canadian manufacturers are responding to Industry 4.0

    How Canadian manufacturers are responding to Industry 4.0

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  • Embracing Change: Industry 4.0 and Canada’s Digital Future in Manufacturing

    Embracing Change: Industry 4.0 and Canada’s Digital Future in Manufacturing

    Industry 4.0 presents manufacturers with an opportunity to stay relevant. BDO is proud to sponsor the CME’s latest report, which recommends specific ways to make change happen.

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  • Breaking Down Industry 4.0: Manufacturing Strategies In 2019

    Breaking Down Industry 4.0: Manufacturing Strategies In 2019

    The last several years have brought significant changes and challenges for Canada’s manufacturing sector. Many business owners are concerned about their ability to stay competitive in the face...

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  • How BDO helped hire for manufacturing roles

    How BDO helped hire for manufacturing roles

    This welding company was missing deadlines and turning away jobs because they didn't have enough people. BDO helped with a unique approach to attracting niche talent in the manufacturing industry.

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  • Ready to expand to the U.S.?

    Ready to expand to the U.S.?

    Your expansion strategy for the U.S. needs to fit not only the place – but also the time.

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