New Online Format 2021

Join us May 25-27 for a virtual educational series as we will be bringing together Cargo Logistics Canada and Distribution Logistics Summit for three days of information and updates by leading companies in transportation, supply chain management, fulfillment, warehousing, and industrial real estate.

DLS is a critical component of CLC designed to meet the need of professionals in the distribution supply chain sector in the Canadian market during these challenging times; senior level Supply Chain, Distribution, Warehousing, Operations, Logistics, E-commerce and Fulfillment professionals attend DLS. 

Attendee Business Types

Beneficial Cargo Owners (manufacturers, retailers, importers, exporters)

Logistics Providers (warehousing, distribution, material handling, 3PLs & 4PLs, forwarders)

Multimodal Transportation Providers (air, rail, road & sea carriers)

Air, Sea and Inland Ports

Others (brokers, agents, government)

Attendee Cargo types

Agriculture/Food/Beverages & Commodities – 35%

Retail/Consumer Products & Electronics – 30%

Manufacturing Products/Industrial Equipment – 25%

Other, including: Pharma/Medical – 10%


Sponsors feature products, services, technologies and equipment designed to optimize an entire supply chain. If your company moves any type of cargo, provides solutions for cargo owners, or warehousing, and distribution centre facilities, you will want to sponsor at CLC and DLS! The following will participate:


  • Specialists in sea, air, rail and road freight

Logistics Infrastructure, Real Estate & Storage

  • Seaports
  • Terminal operators
  • Inland ports
  • Chambers of commerce and industry
  • Airports
  • Federal, Provincial, Municipal and other government organizations and initiatives
  • Warehouses
  • Industrial parks
  • Property developers
  • Facility management
  • Investment and project financing
  • Distribution Centers
  • Terminals
  • Storage

Freight Transportation Support Services

  • 3PL & 4PLs
  • International freight forwarders
  • Customs brokers
  • Banks and financing
  • Shipping agents
  • Insurance
  • Transshipment/transloading solutions
  • Supply chain consultants
  • Federations, associations, councils and other professional organizations
  • Container hire and leasing
  • Charter brokersSales agents
  • Personnel services
  • Security services
  • Waste disposal and recycling
  • Cross docking
  • Just-in-time and last kilometer logistics specialists
  • Reverse logistics
  • Engineering services

Technology Systems And Communications

  • Cartography
  • Navigation and dynamic positioning systems
  • Web tracking
  • Transport management systems
  • On board information technology and portable terminals
  • Readers and scanners
  • Customs operations software
  • Software and solutions for e-commerce
  • Telecommunications and wireless solutions
  • Data collection and transmission systems
  • Fuel management systems
  • Security technologies including: Alarms, tracing, identification, access control, anti-intrusion, water/fire detection, CCTV surveillance and biometrics
  • Warehouse management systems (WMS)Stock management tools
  • Electronic data interchange (EDI)
  • Production management
  • Technology and integration consultants
  • Electronic document management, data warehousing
  • Distribution chain management
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • Databases and information systems
  • IT security
  • E-procurement

Freight Transportation Equipment And Materials

  • Road vehicle and motor truck equipment and accessories
  • Rail vehicle equipment and accessories
  • Trailer systems
  • Consumables including tire and fuel retailing
  • Commercial vehicle build and rental
  • Pallets
  • Containers
  • Special freight superstructures
  • Combined transportation solutions
  • Crane, elevator and lifting equipment
  • Scales and weighing equipment

Distribution, Warehousing And Materials Handling Services & Equipment

  • Cranes, elevators and lifting systems
  • Materials handling consultants
  • Cold storage equipment
  • Carousels
  • Automated systems
  • Access equipment
  • 3 PL / 4 PL
  • Fork lifts
  • Warehouse tools and supplies
  • Measurement equipment
  • Floor marking
  • Freight units (boxes, containers, trays, pallets)
  • Storage techniques and equipment
  • Process control systems
  • Warehouse vehicles
  • Warehouse automation
  • Conveyor systems
  • Distribution and loading equipment
  • Printers, labels, bar codes, labeling
  • Scales and weighing equipment
  • Racking and storage systems
  • Packaging materials
  • Recruitment services
  • Inventory management
  • Work wear
  • Waste and recycling
  • Health and safety equipment
  • Floors and floor cleaning
  • Ergonomics
  • Pick to order systems
  • Casters, wheels and tires
  • Loading dock equipment