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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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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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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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MHEFI Announces New Board Members

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) Board of Directors announced the election of three new directors whose terms began January 1, 2022

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Jim Indelicato Material Handling Scholarship Announced

MHI News The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) and MHI member Agile Business Media, publishers of DC Velocity Magazine and CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly, recently announced the successful launch of “The Jim Indelicato Material Handling Scholarship.” “We face a labor shortage today that is not going away any time soon,” said Gary Master, president of Agile Business Media. “It ...

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Using Robotics to Help Companies Streamline Operations

When people ask Lauren Ziccardi what she does for a living, she half-jokingly says that she “helps people move boxes.” But in reality, being vice president of solutions development at MHI member inVia Robotics is a lot more complicated than that.

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Helping Clients Near and Far Implement Autonomous Mobile Robots

Where Are They Now? Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient JOSH LINE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Before beginning his career, Josh Line had been on an airplane only once and rarely strayed far from his home state of Pennsylvania. A native of Carlisle, he went to the University of Pittsburgh, a three-hour drive west, and fell in love with the ...

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Making an Impression During an Internship

Where Are They Now? Catching up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient AAHIL MAKHANI AUBURN UNIVERSITY Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. Aahil Makhani really had it made as a senior at Auburn University in 2020-21. Not only was his schooling paid for, thanks in part to a scholarship from the Material Handling Education Foundation Inc. (MHEFI), but ...

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Scholarship Winners: Where Are They Now?

Devan Dunneback doesn’t have a pet of his own, but he plays an important role in feeding millions of dogs and cats each day. As assistant logistics manager for Nestlé Purina North America, he’s responsible for the truckloads of pet food that leave the company’s manufacturing plant in Clinton, IA, and arrive at retail locations and distribution centers across the ...

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Scholarship Winners: Where Are They Now?

Matthew West remembers being home from college and telling his father and grandfather definitively that he didn’t want to earn a living fixing forklifts like they did. Fast forward almost a decade, and West is running his family’s forklift dealership, leading some residents of Goldsboro, NC, to refer to him as “the forklift guy” when they see him around town.“I ...

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