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Q2 2018, MHI Solutions: UNLEASHING SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT

Q2 2018, MHI Solutions: UNLEASHING SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT

CEO UPDATE: Finding, Retaining and Unleashing Supply Chain Talent — By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI With the..

3-Step Checklist for Addressing the Supply Chain Skills Gap

3-Step Checklist for Addressing the Supply Chain Skills Gap

An interview with Dr. David DeLong on how to attract, train and retain employees in this perpetually evolving workplace reality. By..

Beyond Analytics

Beyond Analytics

A shift to more widespread use of artificial intelligence and machine learning promises to streamline supply chain operations. By..

Women Rising

Women Rising

While the supply chain continues to be predominantly male, more women are joining the industry throughout the material handling,..

People Are at the Center of the Robotics Revolution

People Are at the Center of the Robotics Revolution

Automation not only delivers ROI, it enhances supply chain jobs and increases worker satisfaction. By Fiona Soltes— A variety of..

Acing ‘The Basics’ of Business

Acing ‘The Basics’ of Business

Students with soft skills training make smoother, more successful transitions from the classroom to the workplace. By Mary Lou..

Bridging the Skills Gap

Bridging the Skills Gap

In the drive to address the skills gap in the supply chain sector, companies have a strong ally in academia. By Sarah B. Hood— In..

Millennials and GenZ:  The Key to Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain Workforce

Millennials and GenZ: The Key to Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain Workforce

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see that it’s critical to shift your focus to Millennials and Generation Z (GenZ) now in order to..

Identifying Talent

Identifying Talent

Succession planning and identifying talent are imperative for survival , now that the impending surge of Baby Boomer retirements is..

Attracting and Retaining Top Supply Chain Talent

Attracting and Retaining Top Supply Chain Talent

The secret is far more carrot than stick in the age of the Millennial workforce. By Amy Drew Thompson— The “e” in e-commerce..

Consider Sustainability When Choosing Your Next Forklift Power System

Consider Sustainability When Choosing Your Next Forklift Power System

Are lead acid batteries still a good fit when it comes to forklifts used in material handling operations? By Sheryl S...

Industry Focus: Intermodal

Industry Focus: Intermodal

Transportation trends are reflective of what’s happening throughout the supply chain. By Sandy Smith— Intermodal hasn’t..

Education and Industry: An Ecosystem Mindset

Education and Industry: An Ecosystem Mindset

Education is an important tool to address manufacturing challenges; however, in both industry and education, one thing is for certain,..

Will Big Data Help Us Predict the Future?

Will Big Data Help Us Predict the Future?

How confident can we be in experts’ predictions and would they be able to make better predictions if they had more data? By Patrick..

CTE Program: Students, Instructors Benefit from Student Days Participation

CTE Program: Students, Instructors Benefit from Student Days Participation

For the eighth consecutive year, participants in MHI’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) Program will attend Student Days, the..

2018 MHI Innovation Award Finalists

2018 MHI Innovation Award Finalists

After receiving a record 111 submissions for this year’s MHI Innovation Awards, five judges comprised of professionals from the..

MODEX 2018

MODEX 2018

Futureproof your business at MODEX 2018, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, April 9-12. Includes all the details you need to..

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The Q2 2018 issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the supply chain workforce, including finding, retaining and unleashing the talent that is out there. To tackle the growing challenge of securing the right talent to effectively implement new technologies, firms must collaborate with industry associations, universities and career and technical education programs to develop the next generation supply chain workforce. This workforce will look very different as supply chains increasingly require purple people—those with business acumen (blue) and technical (red) skills—to leverage digital technologies and take full advantage of the business opportunities they offer.

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