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Brand New! Check Out the MHI Membership Directory

Brand new this year is the 2022 MHI Membership Directory & Resource Guide. Not only does this publication succinctly and clearly outline many of the benefits MHI provides to the industry and end-users, it also provides information about its Industry Groups, its committees, its resources and its members. Access pertinent contact information for equipment and service providers that make it ...

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Culture of Innovation

Establishing a company culture that nurtures innovation from all angles requires balancing groundbreaking ideas with steadfast business sense—incorporating and encouraging change while maintaining a solid base.

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Building Smarter, More Secure Supply Chains

Digital supply chains have been the central theme over the last nine MHI Annual Industry Reports. To thrive, companies are investing in the digital technologies and embracing innovation to make their supply chains faster, more efficient, more transparent, and more sustainable.

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Taking Sustainability Down the Supply Chain

Feature Realizing ESG goals and science-based emission reduction targets takes commitment and cooperation along the full length of the supply chain. BY MARY LOU JAY DOME LIFETHIBAAN/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Moving toward more sustainable operations is no longer an option for corporate supply chains—it’s a necessity. Although restructuring supply chains to make them more sustainable can cause some short-term pain points for businesses, ...

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Green Initiatives Support Both Corporate and Customer Sustainability Goals

WERC Matters BY MICHAEL MIKITKA, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF MHI’S KNOWLEDGE VALUE CENTER AND WERC As global warming continues and world leaders negotiate regulations to minimize the damage humans have inflicted on Earth, multiple global corporations have already established sustainability initiatives that support internal goals, as well as those of their customers. Three such companies include third-party logistics (3PL) services ...

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Future-Ready Capabilities for the Industrial Distribution Workforce

Higher Education BY DR. MALINI NATARAJARATHINAM, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY IURII MOTOV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM The future of our work environment is going to be highly influenced by several technological advancements such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), robots, big data and data analysis. These significant technological changes are referred to as “Industry 4.0” or the Fourth Industrial ...

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