Canadian Packaging

PAC and Sears offer tour of the Vaughan National Logistics Centre

See how one of North America's oldest department stores handles logistical challenges in the changing retail and highly competitive Canadian marketplace.


March 5, 2012
by Canadian Packaging Staff

PAC – The Packaging Association and Sears, one of oldest department store chains in Canada and the U.S., is offering a tour of its Vaughan National Logistics Centre (NLC), a 1-million-square-foot, big ticket, cross-dock facility consisting of  216 doors and featuring a 1,500 ft. straight line conveyor system, the longest of its kind in North America.

The Vaughan NLC plays a key role in Sears Canada Inc.‘s commitment to improving the lives of their customers by providing quality services, products and solutions that earns their trust and builds lifetime relationships.

The facility supports a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 196 corporate stores, 285 hometown dealer stores, 30 home services showrooms, and over 1,700 catalogue merchandise pick-up location with quality services, products and solutions.

When:

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Registration – 9:15 AM
Tour & Presentation – 10AM – 12 Noon
Lunch – 12 – 1PM (served on site)

Where:

Sears Canada Inc.
Vaughan National Logistics Centre
9501 Highway 50
Woodbridge, ON L4H 2B9

Price:

PAC members – $50 + HST
Includes tour and lunch.

Exclusive to PAC members

· Limited space available. Maximum two attendees per company.
· Companies hosting plant tours have the exclusive right to allow or deny participation in the plant tour.
· No photography permitted.
· No cell phones permitted during tour.
Safety shoes mandatory

How: Register online

or contact for more information:
Lindsey Ogle
PAC – The Packaging Association
416-646-4641
E-mail: logle@pac.ca