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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What’s Your Level of “Supply Chain Digital Consciousness”?

What’s Your Level of “Supply Chain Digital Consciousness”? Sixth MHI Annual Industry Report Explores Stages, Growth of Digital Technology Adoption MHISolutionsmag.com—The sixth MHI Annual Industry Report explores the stages and growth of digital technology adoption and, new this year, includes a self-assessment tool for measuring your supply chain digital consciousness index (DCI). * By Carol Miller * After six consecutive ...

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Competing in the Age of AI-centric Supply Chains

Competing in the Age of AI-centric Supply Chains Artificial intelligence (AI) is the ultimate evolution of business intelligence and analytics as it uses data to generate smart insights. At the same time, it gets smarter by learning from patterns, behaviors and feedback from various digital and human interfaces. * By Mary Lou Jay * Artificial intelligence (AI) is the ultimate ...

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Q2 2019, MHI Solutions: Finding Your Supply Chain Superheroes

CEO UPDATE: Building a Digital Supply Chain Workforce * By George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI  * One issue has been the common thread over the last six annual industry reports MHI has released with Deloitte over the same number of years—the supply chain workforce. So, it is no surprise that, according to the newly released 2019 MHI Annual ...

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