Tag Archives: MHI Annual Industry Report

Q2 2021 MHI Solutions: Innovation Driven Resilience

It is now clear that the supply chain transparency and resilience provided by digital innovation is the difference-maker between companies that can respond, recover and thrive when disruption hits and those that cannot. COVID will not be the last disruption and future survival depends on investment in innovation driven resilience. This issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the top technologies ...

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Supply Chain Resilience Is Key to Responding, Recovering and Thriving Amid Disruption

By John Paxton, CEO, MHI Digital supply chain innovation has been the common theme over the last eight MHI Annual Industry Reports. However, the pandemic drove home the necessity of digital innovation as a core supply chain competency—and it has catapulted this opportunity to the top of CEOs’ agendas. For some, the pandemic served as a proof of concept for ...

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It’s Time to Power Up Your Supply Chain

In these unprecedented times, supply chain solutions are more critical to business success than they have ever been. To answer this call, MHI created the ProMat Digital Experience (ProMatDX), a new digital event experience designed to power up manufacturing and supply chain professionals with critical access to the latest solutions they need now to improve the resiliency and agility of ...

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MHI SOLUTIONS COMMUNITY: Automation Can Alleviate Growing Pains in E-Grocery Segment

By Christian Dow For high-end grocery chains seeking to provide a premium customer experience, it’s always a bad thing when customers are outnumbered in the aisles by fast-moving order pickers who often outcompete them for the same product inventory. Whether those order pickers are representing third parties such as Instacart or Shipt or are store employees hired during the pandemic ...

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Q1 2021 MHI Solutions: The Age of Robotics and Automation in the Supply Chain

Merging these robotics and automated solutions with other digital technologies like IoT, AI, advanced analytics, AR/VR and cloud computing grows the resiliency firms need and builds in the visibility necessary to deliver on ever-changing consumer demands as well as mitigating future shocks. This issue of MHI Solutions tackles this important topic to help you answer these questions with best practices, ...

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The New Age of Supply Chain Automation

By John Paxton, CEO, MHI The pandemic has thrown many challenges into supply chains, and rarely have leaders faced such complex and changing conditions. What COVID-19 revealed is that many supply chains grew brittle in their decades-long quest for cost-savings while others that invested in emerging technologies and risk-planning proved to be agile and resilient enough to survive, and even ...

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By the Numbers: Robotics

Key figures from the International Federation of Robotics’ World Robotics Report 2020 and the 2020 MHI Annual Industry Report highlight robotics from a regional and global perspective and from a supply chain standpoint. Read More…

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ProMatDX Debut

ProMat is officially transforming into a state-of-the-art digital expo for 2021: ProMat Digital Experience (DX). Mark your calendars for April 12-16! After consultation with the MHI Board of Governors, MHI has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person ProMat event in Chicago in April of 2021. The MHI Board determined that due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the ...

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Automation Is Key to Addressing Labor Issues—Both Old and New

Staffing warehouses and distribution centers has been an especially difficult task in recent years, with historically low unemployment rates and growing wages fueling stiff competition for talented workers. Now, with COVID-19 and social distancing added to the mix, that task has become more challenging and complex than ever before, forcing many companies to embrace emerging technologies sooner than they had ...

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Annual MHI Survey Extended to Jan. 8

If you want to be part of the 2021 MHI Annual Industry Report survey (and be entered into a drawing for a $500 VISA gift card), Jan. 8 is the new deadline. Click here for a link to the survey. Since 2014, MHI has been partnering with Deloitte Consulting LLP to put out an industry report that reflects digital trends ...

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