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Congrats to our Q3 webinar winner - Carlo Angeles from CNRL

Each quarter, we draw for a winner of a $200 gift card from those that attend our webinars - these show up in the educational content notices you get each month from our friends at Quest. This quarter, the winner was Carlo Angeles from Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL...

Authored by Sarah Mack, TeamCain

Since we were founded in 1996, we have served hundreds of customers spanning most industries on multiple continents. While we travel all over, it’s nice to come home from time to time. Our head office is located alongside the Otonabee River in beautiful Peterborough, Ontario. As I write this blog...

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

We recently bought a new matching couch and chair. The original price for both was $1,600 and we were able to get them for $300. “How can this set be that cheap?” we asked. We found out that this couch and chair were actually two years old. They had been in the back warehouse, hidden behind a bunch of boxes and mirrors, until a worker...

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

There is nothing worse than a flat tire and being unprepared for it. If you don’t have a spare tire handy, you end up stranded, having to spend money on a tow truck to come and rescue you, and stressed. That is why it’s important to always have a spare tire and to make sure that you fill your tires with the right amount of air. Tune-ups aren’t...

Posted by Alana Smith, TeamCain

The 1st of September, Two-thousand eleven – Location: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

I feel like I’ve been making my way through this number jungle for months. There are so many paths I could take, but I need to make sure I find the right one. As soon as I heard that a typical company spends over 290,000 hours creating...

Authored by Sarah Mack, TeamCain

If your boss came to you and said that the company was doubling the business by acquiring a new company, could your warehouse operations process be able to handle it? Inaccuracies in warehouse operations lead to inefficiencies. A warehouse management system can help to greatly reduce these inaccuracies.

You would want/need a good...

Authored by Michael Guerin, TeamCain

Spreadsheet Server is an impressive Excel automation solution and it is well worth a look. Many are a little hesitant to trust a spreadsheet automation solution as they are so used to working with their spreadsheets manually. People don’t want to lose the flexibility of spreadsheets or even the spreadsheets themselves. But Spreadsheet Server...

Authored by Alana Smith, TeamCain

There’s only a month and a bit to go before the Fall TV line-up begins. While we wait, we can enjoy the guilty indulgence that is summer reality television shows. One of my favourite aspects of these shows is the strategic alliances that people suggest to each other. You know by the next episode that the alliance will probably...

Authored by Sarah Mack, TeamCain

It’s 40°C in Peterborough, Ontario today (aka the home of TeamCain), cooling stations are being set up in urban areas where it feels like 50°C, and I am just now hearing that rail warping is taking place on train lines… Who knew, in heat like this the GO trains have to run slowly due to rails warping… that’s scary. City buses and subways are...

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