JIM ECKLER is President and CEO of SCI Group Inc. SCI is the parent of three leading Canadian supply chain management services providers: Progistix-Solutions Inc., SCI Logistics Ltd. (including Assured Logistics & AMG Logistics), and First Team Transport Inc. These subsidiaries serve clients such as Bell Canada, Siemens, Xerox, Amazon.ca, Lowes, Rogers, Toys r’Us, Trane, and Canada Post. SCI is a subsidiary of Canada Post Corporation. Jim’s background includes over 30 years of experience in the supply chain management field. His business focuses on developing and operating high performing supply chain outsourcing services for companies that demand complex, high value services. Jim is a graduate in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and in Management Science from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a past chairman of the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Canada and a frequent speaker on a wide range of supply chain topics. He is also a founding member and a Director of the Center for Outsourcing Research and Education (CORE). In the community he serves on the Board of the Headwaters Health Care Centre and is an active fundraiser for the United Way of Greater Toronto.