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Material Handling Ergonomics in Industry 4.0

Ergonomics—the science that designs environments, equipment, tools and tasks within the capabilities of people to maximize productivity, efficiency and safety—has been an important part of the material handling industry for decades.

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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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The Workplace of the Future

Research is revealing that the traditional notions of where and when we work are going through major changes, with remote work options taking center stage.

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Women: Succeeding in Supply Chain

These six women have been bringing the supply chain industry a wealth of diverse expertise and experiences. Here’s how they’ve navigated a traditionally male-dominated field.

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Creative Ways to Find Diverse Talent

Companies are starting to utilize second-chance hiring, recognizing that their hiring process may omit candidates with disabilities and neurodivergent individuals who provide unique skills and perspectives.

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