Author Archives: Shani Calvo

Information on Supply Chain and Business Continuity During COVID-19 Response

illustration of a flu virus structure on isolated background According to the National Business Emergency Operations Center (NBEOC), acute stock-outs in stores and online continue across the United States as prolonged, heightened consumer demand has caused distribution backlogs slowing resupply efforts. Private sector supply chains are running at high freight volume but overall capacity remains normal; there are no current ...

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Critical Donations Needed for COVID-19 Response

MHI is closely monitoring information regarding COVID-19 caused by the novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its impact on material handling, logistics and supply chain operations. MHI is coordinating with the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) on supply chain continuity and critical healthcare resources in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. ALAN is working with multiple government and private sector organizations including Healthcare ...

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COVID-19 Resources (Ongoing MODEX Updates)

Due to the growing concern about COVID-19, MHI is sharing continual updates on its MODEX website, modexshow.com, related to information received regarding anyone who was on-site during MODEX who tests positive for this virus. On March 19 it was brought to our attention that a second person who has tested positive for COVID-19 was on-site at the Georgia World Congress ...

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MHI Launches New Podcast

MHI announced the launch of MHIcast, a new information source for the latest insights and trends from the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry. Tune in for a direct line to the industry’s top thought leaders. The March 2 launch included three episodes on The Economic Impact of the Material Handling Industry, The Supply Chain Digital Consciousness Index and Software and Predictive Analytics. MHIcast ...

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Supply Chain Industry Comes Together for MODEX 2020

Manufacturing and supply chain professionals converged on Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center last week as they came together for MODEX 2020 to find new equipment and technology solutions, gain knowledge and network with industry peers to solve common supply chain challenges. Based on the information from the WHO, CDC and local authorities at the time with regard to COVID-19, the ...

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MODEX Seminar Podcast: Coronavirus and Global Supply Chains: What You Need to Know Now

The Coronavirus outbreak has already had significant impact on global supply and demand. Every company and every industry is feeling these impacts in different ways. MODEX 2020 featured a seminar on COVID-19 and the impact on global supply chains that is now available as a podcast on MHIcast. In the podcast, experts discuss the impacts to date, how these are ...

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CEO Update: Supply Chain Technology 2020

Emerging technology has been a common theme over the last seven Annual Industry Reports MHI has released with Deloitte over the same number of years.

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Aerial Accounting

There is a new aerial option for performing inventory management—a solution that’s gaining traction is autonomous drones.

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