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MHEFI Announces Two New Endowments Sponsored by SIGI

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) is honored to receive two endowments that will benefit students. The new endowments were announced during an October 3rd ceremony at the MHI Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Southworth International Group, Inc. (SIGI) is funding the endowments for $100,000 each. SIGI is the parent company of several leading manufacturers of ergonomic work ...

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Balancing Demand and Capacity to Meet Customer Expectations

Where Are They Now? Catching Up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient WILL BLACK, CAPACITY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, MERCEDES BENZ Consumers expect fast service—at their favorite restaurants, in retail shops, and especially from the service department of their car dealership. The expectation for quick turnaround on service and repairs is what makes Will Black’s job both rewarding and challenging. When he graduated ...

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MHEFI Awards $200,000 in Scholarships to Material Handling, Logistics and Supply Chain Students

The Material Handling Education Foundation Inc. (MHEFI) has awarded $200,000 in scholarships to 56 students for the 2023/2024 academic year. This is the largest amount of financial support MHEFI has ever awarded. The scholarships were given to 56 undergraduate students who have a focus on material handling, logistics and/or supply chain management. All recipients were required to be full-time students ...

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Schooling the Next Generation of Industrial Engineers

Where Are They Now? Catching Up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient JERIMY LOGAN, SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER, TMC The journey from a music degree to a career in supply chain management may not sound like a logical pathway, but for Jerimy Logan, it made sense. He received his undergraduate degree in music from Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois, then worked as ...

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Leading New Hires at a Global Company

Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient BRI MALCZEWSKI, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC When Bri Malczewski graduated from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, she knew what type of company she wanted to join, even though she did not know what role she wanted in the company. “My engineering and management degree was a business degree that also allowed me to graduate as ...

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Using Mathematics to Find Efficiencies and Inform Decisions

Where Are They Now? Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient BAILEY WHITMAN BONJOUR, OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY In high school, Bailey Whitman Bonjour was such a talented math student that she studied calculus, trigonometry and advanced algebra at the local junior college. Math wasn’t her favorite subject, but cutting class wasn’t an option since her mom was the professor. It ...

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MHEFI Announces 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients

MHI News The Board of Directors of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) recently announced its 2022-2023 Scholarship Winners. A total of $177,100 in scholarships was issued. MHEFI’s mission is to provide financial support for educational programs to engage and retain talent for the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry. For 46 years, MHEFI’s programs have supported over ...

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Finding a Niche at a Fortune 500 Company

Cassie Johnson, a MHEFI award winner, joined global technology company ABB right out of college and is taking part in their Discovery Program. She is rotating through three different areas of business, spending eight months in each role.

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