Top Tips for Moving a Business Without Losing Productivity

Typically, moving a business can be a daunting experience for any business owner. With all the things that should be accomplished, you need to plan and prepare for the transition in a more efficient manner. However, carrying out a corporate relocation can cause a disruption to your daily operations. When this happens, your company’s level of productivity may be compromised.

Luckily, a business move doesn’t have to impact your operations. There are several ways that can help you and your company relocate without making it less productive.

Thus, if you’re moving your business anytime soon, below are a few top tips for doing the whole process without losing productivity:

1. Come Up with A Plan

If you want to move your business while keeping your high productivity level, then it’s important to create a plan. Primarily, a moving plan can guide you through the process and help you stay organized … Read more

10 Business Tips for Shipping Temperature Controlled Products

More than 60,000 Moderna COVID vaccine doses were ruined by temperature control failure issues. When you’re running a business with ship temperature-sensitive cargo, mishaps like this are something you can’t afford. In addition to consumer safety and efficacy concerns, these kinds of product disasters equal major financial losses in both spoiled inventory and your reputation. Here are 10 practical ways you can manage your risks when it comes to temperature-related disasters while shipping.

1. Evaluate Your Goods
Temperature-controlled shipping does cost more. It’s more logistically challenging and does require special equipment. So, first evaluate if you need specialized temperature-controlled shipping. Or would regular shipping be alright as long as the shipment arrives within a certain timeframe, which would allow the temperature to stay relatively stable?
Is a temperature mishap a rare occurrence? Or have you been experiencing more shipment delays that have caused the cargo to exceed those temperature limits?… Read more

Brake Pads and Rotors Buying Guide for 2016 Honda Accord

Shopping for 2016 Honda Accord brake pads? Use this buying guide to find the right rotors and brake pads to protect your vehicle. Drive safely and stop when you need to, by taking on this important preventative maintenance task in the comfort of your own garage.

What Brake Pads Do You Need?
Brake pads come in different sizes and materials, so compare your options carefully to purchase the right type. The dimensions need to match your original 2016 Accord brake pads, so use a free VIN lookup tool online or head to a trusted auto parts store to find the parts you need.
Compare ceramic, semi-metallic and organic pads as you look for the best type to fit your driving style. Ceramic pads offer a quiet, comfortable experience, but tend to cost more than the other types. Semi-metallic brakes tend to last longer and offer better performance in cold weather … Read more

TSX Flat to Start Short Week

Canada’s main stock index opened slightly lower on Tuesday after a long weekend with technology stocks leading the gains, while official data showed domestic factory activity in July grew at its slowest pace in five months.

The TSX Composite index dipped 7.15 points to open for business Tuesday at 20,280.65

The Canadian dollar fell 0.41 to 79.58 cents U.S.

Markets in Canada were closed Monday for holiday.

National Bank of Canada raised the target price on Atco to $45 from $44. Shares in Atco docked 44 cents, or 1%, to $44.64.

JP Morgan raised the target price on Fortis to $60.00 from $58.00. Fortis shares gained 49 cents to $57.07.

CFRA raised the rating on SNC-Lavalin Group to buy from hold. Lavalin shares fell 38 cents, or 1.1%, to $32.82.

On the economic slate, the headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) registered 56.2 in July, … Read more

How carbon offsetting can help your business

‘Net Zero’ is officially here. Over half of global GDP is now generated in countries that have net-zero mandates and almost half of all assets under management – US$50tn – is held by investors that have pledged to drive decarbonisation. Household-name brands have suddenly scrambled to announce net-zero targets. The change is also seen across SMEs with venture capital investment in climate tech growing 4200% between 2013 to 2018 to reach $16.3bn.

Are investors, governments, and businesses acting out of the goodness of their hearts? Unlikely.

Climate change and net zero targets are transforming the business landscape in terms of both risk management and opportunity. Consumer behaviour has experienced a seismic shift and governments are bringing in tight restrictions on pollution at unprecedented pace. It is no longer a question of if, but when. We have already seen sweeping measures for the car industry with 25 major countries already banning … Read more