With air, rail and ground access connecting the city to millions of customers, Calgary is Western Canada’s inland port. Calgary reaches millions of consumers locally and internationally every day as home to one of Canada’s busiest and best-connected airports, major highways north-south and east-west, two of North America’s Class 1 railroads, and efficient access to ocean ports. We are globally connected.

2021 Value Proposition Study

Learn why Calgary's strengths in logistics, technology and aerospace are driving growth in Calgary's transportation & logistics sector.

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Western Canada's Inland Port

With one of Canada’s busiest and best-connected airports, major highways north-south and east-west, two of North America’s Class 1 railroads, and efficient access to ocean ports, Calgary is a gateway to millions of customers locally and internationally. The City of Calgary’s Goods Movement Strategy is ensuring infrastructure within the city is in place to support longevity and continue to improve the Calgary region’s supply chain and transportation ecosystem.

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Talent pipeline

Calgary’s post-secondaries offer programming to support developing talent in transportation and logistics.

Supply Chain Management Major, BA Diploma

Bow Valley College offers a business administration diploma with a supply chain management major. In this major, students learn the various aspects of business operations including procurement, logistics and transportation, supplier relations, and inventory management. The program consists of core business courses and major-specific courses. Core courses are available both in-class and online. All major courses are available in-class with only some courses available online.

 

 

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Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate

Mount Royal University offers hands-on training and education in aviation, logistics management and supply chain management. In this program, students learn how the latest developments in technology, sustainability and risk management can add value to businesses, consumers and the economy.

Whether you are aspiring to a new career as a buyer, procurement specialist, contract administrator, transportation manager or logistics and inventory manager or already work in the sector, this lean, affordable and focused program helps you enhance your knowledge and gain a recognized credential in supply chain management. In addition to covering important fundamentals, the program uses real-world examples, case studies and hands-on activities so you directly apply what you learn. Gain insight into the communication, collaboration and negotiation skills that are critical to an effective, value-creating supply chain. Courses are taught by experienced supply-chain professionals with extensive working experience in all aspects of the field.

This accessible program is designed for working professionals. There are no admissions requirements or application process, and courses are offered regularly throughout the year.

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Investing in digital transformation

Alberta’s Aerospace and Transportation & Logistics sectors are both projected to make significant investments in digital transformation by 2024. Aerospace and defense spend is projected to be CAD $54 million while transportation and logistics will be $1.6 billion.  See how Aerospace is leading digital transformation on our DX spend dashboard.

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Calgary is an opportunity-rich city

Our interactive investment map highlights the foreign direct investment (FDI) that has taken place in the Calgary area over the past 6 years.

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Aerospace

Home to one of the country’s busiest airports and one of Canada’s major airlines, Calgary has solidified its place as an aviation hub.

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Amy Smith

Business Development Manager, Transportation & Logistics

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