MHI Solutions


Outsource or In-House? How, When and Why 3PLs Are Selected

Retailers and manufacturers are evaluating the pros and cons of handling tasks in-house versus outsourcing to a third-party logistics partner. * By Sheryl S...

March 27, 2019

FULFILLMENT UPDATE: Safety, Workforce Concerns Drive Further Testing with Autonomous Vehicles

*  By Katie Kuehner-Hebert * As the automobile industry ramps up testing of self-driving vehicles at facilities like University of Michigan’s Mcity and the..

June 14, 2018

FULFILLMENT UPDATE: Fulfillment Ideas Catching Fire, Sparking Flames of Innovation

A number of improvements to the fulfillment process are now catching fire industrywide, while early adopters are exploring other innovations, MHI members say...

March 23, 2018

FULFILLMENT UPDATE: Distribution Centers “Popping-Up” Closer

Distribution Centers “Popping-Up” Closer to the Customer to Meet eCommerce Demand By Katie Kuehner-Hebert— When it comes to ecommerce fulfillment, it’s..

December 11, 2017


The Industry 4.0 ‘Horse Is Out of the Barn’ By Katie Kuehner-Hebert Industry 4.0—incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) into intelligent industrial..

September 15, 2017

Automated Material Handling Needs ‘Full Stream’ Fulfillment

More and more end-customers are demanding that automated material handling solutions be integrated to address the “full stream” of order fulfillment and..

June 9, 2017

OFS Sessions at ProMat Focus on Best-in-Class Order Fulfillment and Omnichannel Solutions

MHI’s Order Fulfillment Solutions (OFS) Industry Group is presenting two must-see sessions this year at ProMat 2017 in Chicago: a review of the “latest and..

March 20, 2017

Last Mile Delivery Technology Trends

If you pay attention to media headlines, you might think that airborne drones, autonomous, self-driving vehicles or crowd-sourced private vehicle owners will..

December 16, 2016

Authenticating Supply Chain Fulfillment

As e-commerce continues to grow, regulators and consumers are increasingly demanding that online retailers and fulfillment centers prove that their products..

December 16, 2016

Dynamic Product Valuation

Dynamic product valuation; are B2B and B2C ready to value their products like commodities—where accessibility, deliverability, location and availability are..

September 16, 2016

There is no silver bullet to building a workforce that can thrive in this new digital environment. It takes leadership, collaboration, innovative talent sourcing, continuous training and improvement. This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on this important topic from the technologies driving changing skill sets to industry-academia collaboration to how to hire, retain and develop the digital supply chain workforce.

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