Tag Archives: MHI SOLUTIONS COMMUNITY

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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Rethinking Retail Stores’ Footprint in the Age of Curbside Pickup

By Christian Dow The wall separating the front of a retail store from the back of the building is the line of scrimmage, and due to the pandemic, the back of the store is marching downfield with momentum while the front of the store gives up ground. That’s the message from supply chain experts who are helping retailers adjust to ...

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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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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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MHI Solutions Community: Looking Forward to 75 More Years of Collaboration

On a timeline representing MHI’s rich 75-year history, the MHI Solutions Community doesn’t appear until almost the very end. But the group has made significant contributions to the industry in its short history, bringing together a variety of stakeholders and fostering an environment of collaboration.

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Software that Unlocks the Power of Automation

It’s no secret that the ongoing labor shortage and consumers’ desire for ever-shorter delivery times have combined to pose an unprecedented challenge for supply chains.

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MHI News — Q3, 2019

New Report Highlights Technologies Driving Digital Supply Chains Material Handling Education Foundation Announces Call for Nominations for 2019 Awards MODEX 2018 Honored with TSE, TSNN Awards MHEFI Announces Scholarships for 2019-2020 MHI Announces Winners of 2019 MHI Innovation Awards ProGMA Pioneers Pick Module Safety MHI Solutions Community Partners with CICMHE to Release White Paper LODEM Group Releases Dock Planning 101 ...

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MHI SOLUTIONS COMMUNITY: Tips for Staffing the Automated Distribution Center

* By John Paxton * Rupesh Narkar offers a silver lining for parents who are sick of seeing their kids’ eyes glued to their smartphones, tablets and video games: That comfort with new technology will make them ideal candidates for the warehouse and distribution center jobs of the present and the future, so in a sense, some of them are ...

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