Tag Archives: George Prest

CEO Update: Supply Chain Technology 2020

Emerging technology has been a common theme over the last seven Annual Industry Reports MHI has released with Deloitte over the same number of years.

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MHI News—Q1, 2020

MHI Announces New Leadership Appointments for 2020 MODEX—The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expo of 2020—Is Coming to Atlanta, March 9-12 Material Handling Education Foundation Appoints Two Industry Leaders to Board of Directors Big Data Analytics and Operations: New White Paper from MHI Solutions Community In Memoriam—Lewis Pickering Cabot  

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Economic Impact of Material Handling

MHI recently released, in collaboration with Oxford Economics, a new report, “Handling the US Economy: The Economic Impact of the Material Handling Industry.” This report explores the relationship between material handling and wider economy of the supply chain, finding that “the economic contribution of this industry extends far beyond the locations where [equipment]is manufactured… or designed.” Material handling firms are ...

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Q4 2019, MHI Solutions: Sustainability—On the Fast Track

CEO UPDATE: A New Era of Supply Chain Sustainability Is Rising * By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI  * Consumers are becoming more interested in making environmentally friendly decisions when it comes to their buying habits and the brands to which they are loyal. Studies have found anywhere from 80-85% of consumers are more likely to buy from ...

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Q3 2019, MHI Solutions: Supply Chain Innovation

CEO UPDATE: The Time to Invest in Supply Chain Innovation Is Now * By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI  * Investment in supply chain innovation is at a critical inflection point, with a trend of declining investment from 2015 to 2018 being more than countered by a 95% increase in projected spending for 2019, according to the 2019 ...

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