User guide


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A marketplace that promotes synergies and collaboration between members: Cirkull allows you to create announcements to communicate your needs or to offer resources to the various organizations that are members of our network. After accessing your organization’s digital space, all you must do is post your ads and contact the organizations that offer what you are looking for.

Types of actions supported by Cirkull:

  1. 1. Reduce food waste by publishing your excess volumes.
  2. 2. Issue transport requirements, present empty return corridors and LTL shipments.
  3. 3. Make a production output available for a new diversification opportunity.
  4. 4. Share space, equipment, and human resources.
  5. 5. Communicate challenges, training needs or seek potential partners for a specific collaboration.
  6. 6. Sell real estate without commission or facilitate the rental of office and storage space.
  7. 7. Communicate opportunities for purchasing groups and co-logistics to members.
  8. Implement inter-company synergies.
  9. Propose projects and activities to your network.
  10. Take advantage of the collaboration space to advertise trainings, webinars and working group activities.

Access your account

  • To publish assets, your access to the platform will need to be validated.
  • Check your emails and accept the invitation.
  • Confirm your new password.
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  • Click on the“Login”button
  • Enter your login information

Search page

The search page is used to classify asset announcements published by members on the Cirkull Marketplace. The search module works by selecting a transaction type and an asset type. When no selection is made at the filter level, all published assets are displayed in the search results. Search results are presented in alphabetical order in relation to the name of the organization that published the asset.
The results are also presented on the dynamic map to geolocate them.

Acess the Dashboard

  • Click on the “Dashboard” button

Asset characterization module

Characterization, or the description of an asset, is a simple, fast and efficient process that takes place in 4 steps All you must do is complete the input mask for each step before saving your work and moving on to the next step. You can navigate using the pads numbered 1 to 4 to move from one step to another directly. You can also use the NEXT button to move to the next step In any case, the system will ask you to save your data if you have modified a field in the input mask. The ASSET MANAGEMENT drop-down menu lets you navigate through all your organization’s assets.

Asset Status

An asset can have 3 different states. You can modify the state in any characterization step.

  1. Draft: Fill in all information related to the asset in question in a private mode.
  2. Published: Show asset in public search page.
  3. Closed: Remove asset from public search pagewhen it is no longer available.

Step 1

  1. Asset name: Insert the name of the asset to publish. You can put a name in French and a name in English by separating them with a dash ( – ) or a vertical line ( | ) to allow bilingual display.
  2. Establishment: Select the establishment of your organization where the asset is geolocated.
  3. Contact name and email: Enter the name and email of the manager of this asset.
  4. Fact sheet: Insert a bilingual description in the text box to allow other members to understand the nature of the opportunity you are posting. Copy-paste mode works for this input field.

Step 2


The asset characterization step is mainly related to the research page process It makes it possible to establish the type of transaction desired as well as the type of assets. It is also used to specify quantities, prices, and their reference units.
Step 2 promotes your asset and defines the opportunity you want to offer to other organizations.

  1. Select transaction type and asset type.
  2. Select Classes and switch to subclass or categories afterwards if available.
  3. Indicate quantities, price, and applicable reference units.

Step 3


Step 3 makes it possible to issue the transport conditions of an asset. . It allows to establish if the transport is included as well as the transport unit of the asset if necessary. This step makes it possible to properly assess the total price of acquisitions of the asset by the buyer, for example. You may also use the appropriate Incoterm to define the mutual logistical obligations surrounding the transport and title of this asset as defined by international Incoterms.

  1. Indicate if transportation is included, not included or not applicable.
  2. Select the transport unit and the relevant shipping condition.
  3. If necessary, select the correct mode of transport and the applicable Incoterm for this asset.

Step 4

This step allows you to insert up to three photos of your asset as well as a PDF file describing your asset. To insert a photo or a PDF file, simply click on the corresponding box and then on the pencil icon. A window will open for you to select your photo or file from your folders on your computer. To delete a photo or a file, click on the box and then on the trash can icon.

Definition of terms used

Transaction Type:

Cirkull marketplace makes it possible to identify the nature of the expected transaction between the organization that publishes an opportunity and the one that wishes to transact with it or analyze it to validate its interest in this announcement.

List and definition of transaction types:

  1. Sale: Presenting an asset for sale.
  2. Purchase: Search for an asset to make a purchase
  3. Gift: Announce a free asset under the conditions presented
  4. Share: Offering to share an asset with another organization.
  5. Rental: Offer the possibility of renting an asset to a third party.
  6. Collaboration: Post a need to co-package, a project or challenge.


An asset represents any type of goods and services with attractive value for a sale, gift or sharing within your industry. Assets are classified by types, classes, subclasses, and categories. The level of characterization of each type of asset according to the use of classes, subclasses and categories varies according to each type of asset. Please go to the latest available sub-level when creating your asset to allow the search module to work optimally.

Type of assets and their associated classes

1. Equipment

  1. Audio-Video Equipment
  2. Office equipment
  3. Control equipment
  4. Material handling equipment
  5. Measuring equipment
  6. Production equipment
  7. Transport equipment
  8. Computer graphics equipment
  9. Specialized equipment
  10. Protection equipment – Sanitary

2. Food and ingredients

  1. Alcoholic beverages
  2. Non-alcoholic drinks
  3. Cannabis
  4. Snacks / confectionery
  5. Spices / seasonings / ingredients
  6. Fruits and vegetables
  7. Oils / dressings / sauces / condiments / jams
  8. Prepared meals
  9. Fish and seafood
  10. Maple products
  11. Bee products
  12. Bakery and pastry products
  13. Insect protein products
  14. Vegetable protein products and derivatives
  15. Dairy products and eggs
  16. Meat and poultry
  17. Vitamins and supplements
  18. Others

3. Materials

  1. Agri-food
  2. Wood and Paper
  3. Recycled oils and petroleum products
  4. Metals and Sludge
  5. Chemical products
  6. Textiles and leathers

4. Human resources

  1. Administration
  2. Diploma of Secondary Education
  3. Factory employees
  4. Engineering
  5. Technician
  6. Others

5. Transport and logistics

  1. Distribution
  2. Packaging
  3. Storage
  4. Transport

6. Collaboration

  1. Co-packing
  2. Co-manufacturing
  3. Commercial kitchen
  4. Challenges
  5. Training
  6. Projects

7. Waste / Rejection

  1. Agri-food waste/rejection
  2. Dangerous waste/rejection
  3. Industrial or wood waste/rejection
  4. Inert waste/rejection
  5. Organic waste/rejection

8. Real estate

  1. Office
  2. Commercial
  3. Warehouse
  4. Farm
  5. Incubator
  6. Industrial
  7. Institutional
  8. Residential
  9. Land
  10. Wood land
  11. Urban agricultural area