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SAFER HANDLING: AS/RS—Safety and Ease of Use in Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems

* By Jean Feingold * Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) combine equipment and controls to handle, store and retrieve materials as needed with..

December 16, 2019

SAFER HANDLING: Building a Safer Loading Dock

Building a Safer Loading Dock * By Jean Feingold * Raw materials, goods and finished products enter and exit manufacturing and warehouse facilities through..

September 24, 2019

SAFER HANDLING: Hoist Inspection Guidelines

Hoist Inspection Guidelines Overhead hoists are used in manufacturing and warehousing facilities to lift, lower, handle and move loads. For safe operation,..

June 19, 2019

SAFER HANDLING: AGV Systems

How AGV Systems Improve Safety at Material Handling Facilities * By Jean Feingold * An automatic guided vehicle (AGV) system consists of one or more computer..

March 27, 2019

SAFER HANDLING: Combining Multiple Equipment Types for Improved Ergonomics

* By Jean Feingold * In the current tight labor market, facilities are seeking ways to streamline manual material handling (MMH) to increase productivity,..

December 19, 2018

SAFER HANDLING: Is Your Ergonomics Program Good Enough?

“Manual material handling (MMH) continues to be the number one reason for workers compensation claims and lost time injuries,” noted Jim Galante, chairman..

September 13, 2018

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

SAFER HANDLING: OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces Standard Allows for Some Flexibility in Compliance

* By Jean Feingold * In the fall of 2016, the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) passed a new walking-working surfaces standard for..

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

SAFER HANDLING: Ergonomic Industrial Cart and Caster Solutions

When large amounts of materials must be moved within a facility, using industrial carts with casters is the preferred and ergonomically sound solution. By Jean..

March 23, 2018

This issue of MHI Solutions tackles the important topic of digital technologies in the supply chain industry, especially as it relates the transportation and logistics. Transportation plays a central role in supply chains, whether they are local or global enterprises. And just like the overall supply chain, transportation is facing a digital revolution including new solutions for tracking road, rail, sea and air freight and parcel transportation. These digital technologies are disrupting the industry, but they are also providing im-portant new solutions for transportation inefficiencies and urban logistics challenges. They are also creating new digital business models that enhance transparency and sustainability and contribute to end-to-end supply chain visibility. Like the innovations impacting supply chains, these trends are being driven by the growth of e-commerce and the consumers’ never-ending need for better, faster and cheaper. Ignoring them is done at your own peril.

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