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Wanted for the Future: Strong Leadership Skills, Training Support

Strong leadership capabilities at all levels have never been more integral to a business’s success. The future environment of the material handling industry requires new skills and experiences for its leaders.

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Q&A: Greg Baer

Link to article in digital version of MHI Solutions. The people who work at MHI—and its WERC division—are the gears that keep the association rolling. They ensure MHI continues to be a valuable association and resource for people involved in the industry, and do so with wit, competence and a smile on their face. The goal of this column in ...

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How Diverse Workplaces Outperform Industry Norms

Many organizations have embraced the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for a variety of reasons, one of which being the belief that doing so will positively impact the bottom line.

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Ready, Aim, Hire!

Companies are better positioning themselves in this highly competitive recruiting climate. Here are four strategies for recruiting and retaining workers that might work.

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A Diverse Range of Supply Chain Experiences

Six professionals in the supply chain field share their varied experiences, what helped them succeed, and how the industry can improve its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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Can Technology Spur Culture Change?

BY DAVID COBURN Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. BBSTUDIOPHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Nobody would argue that new technologies haven’t played a role in enhancing safety on the job, but the ability of technology to take a company’s culture of safety to the next level might be open to debate. In some ways, new technology can present a cart-before-the-horse quandary: ...

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Creating a Culture of Safety Excellence

The quest for an injury-free workplace requires solid management systems and investments in safety-enhancing technologies, but a strong culture–based on leadership visibility, employee engagement and accountability–is key to achieving a great track record over the long haul.

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A ‘Landmark Event’ Marks Growing Industry Interest in Improved Ergonomics

BY TOM GRESHAM Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. Twenty years ago, ergonomics “was kind of a nice thing to do,” said Jim Galante, chair of MHI’s Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Industry Group, but it was not an area that attracted close attention in material handling. In the decades since then, however, he said an ...

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