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Q3 2018, MHI Solutions: The Case for Nextgen Supply Chain Innovation

CEO UPDATE: NextGen Supply Chain Technology — By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI Anyone who attended MODEX 2018 will tell you, technology is..

June 14, 2018

Plan to Be Disrupted

2018 MHI Annual Industry Report Highlights NextGen Innovations and How to Overcome Top Barriers to Their Adoption * By Carol Miller, MHI Vice President of..

June 14, 2018

MODEX 2018 Coverage

MHI released the final numbers for MODEX 2018, which ran from April 9-12 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. MODEX 2018, the 4th edition of the expo,..

June 14, 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 start mapping out your..

March 23, 2018

Omni-channel—Not Just for Retail Anymore

How the amazon effect is transforming B2B supply chains. By Mary Lou Jay— Amazon’s emergence as a retail powerhouse has transformed the entire consumer..

December 11, 2017

Back to the Future: Current Innovations in Last Mile Delivery Echo Successful Strategies of the Past

Current innovations in last mile delivery echo successful strategies of the past. By Sarah B. Hood— Sometimes it seems like we’re living in the world of..

December 11, 2017

Industry Focus: Retail

Today’s retail industry has, and is, undergoing a fundamental shift. Five retail trends are particularly impacting the supply chains as well. By Sandy..

December 11, 2017

The Panama Canal Expansion

Global trade patterns are expected to dramatically shift due to the recently expanded Panama Canal. The new set of locks, which opened in June, nearly triple..

September 16, 2016

The Growing Role of 3PLs

“Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL,” said J. Paul Dittman, executive director, Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee...

September 16, 2016

Creating Resilient Supply Chains

Ever since the 2011 Japanese tsunami shut down much of Toyota’s parts and manufacturing capabilities, logistics managers have been looking more closely at..

September 21, 2015

According to the recently released 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Overcoming Barriers to NextGen Supply Chain Adoption,” eight out of ten survey respondents believe these supply chains will be the predominant model within just five years. However, the report found that the adoption of some of these technologies was slower than originally reported when MHI started the annual report in 2014. The report cites three top barriers to adoption of these technologies: 1. Making the business case for NextGen supply chain investments. 2. Tackling the supply chain skills gap and workforce shortage. 3. Building trust and security in digital, always-on supply chains. This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the adoption of these digital solutions, from best practices in robotics and artificial intelligence to blockchain and innovations in last mile delivery.

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