Tag Archives: MHI Annual Industry Report

Q1 2022 MHI Solutions: The Future of Supply Chains Is Sustainable

To view the Q1 2022 issue of MHI Solutions, click here. CEO Update by John Paxton The pandemic significantly accelerated many supply chain trends and technology adoptions. Sustainability is no different as the drivers shifted from risk management and compliance to the opportunity for new supply chain efficiencies and market differentiation. As manufacturing and supply chain professionals face demand from ...

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Green Initiatives Support Both Corporate and Customer Sustainability Goals

WERC Matters BY MICHAEL MIKITKA, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF MHI’S KNOWLEDGE VALUE CENTER AND WERC As global warming continues and world leaders negotiate regulations to minimize the damage humans have inflicted on Earth, multiple global corporations have already established sustainability initiatives that support internal goals, as well as those of their customers. Three such companies include third-party logistics (3PL) services ...

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Future-Ready Capabilities for the Industrial Distribution Workforce

Higher Education BY DR. MALINI NATARAJARATHINAM, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY IURII MOTOV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM The future of our work environment is going to be highly influenced by several technological advancements such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), robots, big data and data analysis. These significant technological changes are referred to as “Industry 4.0” or the Fourth Industrial ...

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MHI Solutions, Q4 2021

Link to digital version of MHI Solutions, Q4 2021. Read the new issue of MHI Solutions to learn how supply chains are transforming to improve worker productivity, experience and safety. Some of the features include: —Technology’s Role in Safer Operations —Robots Talking to Robots—Creating a Culture of Safety Excellence —Teleoperations Enabling Remote Options for Warehouse Workers—Augmented and Virtual Realities: Transforming ...

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Industry Focus: Automotive

Product transformations, chip shortages, labor scarcity take a toll, but the automotive industry Is rebounding and was up 32% in the first half of 2021.

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How Diverse Workplaces Outperform Industry Norms

Many organizations have embraced the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for a variety of reasons, one of which being the belief that doing so will positively impact the bottom line.

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Ready, Aim, Hire!

Companies are better positioning themselves in this highly competitive recruiting climate. Here are four strategies for recruiting and retaining workers that might work.

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The Role of Robotics and Advanced Technologies in Making Facilities Safer

Next generation technologies have long been helping operations increase productivity through their capabilities for greater agility, flexibility and adaptability. Simultaneously, however, these same systems are keeping workers safer and improving ergonomics.

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Robots Talking to Robots

Imagine if robots could talk to other robots—no matter where or how they were designed and built? This concept of interoperability may be the key to widespread AMR adoption.

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A Diverse Range of Supply Chain Experiences

Six professionals in the supply chain field share their varied experiences, what helped them succeed, and how the industry can improve its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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