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Users Save Money, Boost Productivity When Capturing Dimensional Weight

Product Spotlight BY CATHY LANDRY Photo provided by SICK, Inc. As e-commerce continues its explosive growth, warehouse operators must evolve and innovate. Capturing a parcel’s dimensional weight in motion during the Scan, Label and Auto Manifest (SLAM) process allows users to reap huge benefits including quality control, cost savings, increased efficiency and greater productivity, experts say. “An investment in warehouse pack-and-ship ...

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Bringing Valuable Service and Innovation: Third-Party Logistics

Industry Focus BY TOM GRESHAM ISTOCK.COM/1933BKK The third-party logistics (3PL) industry is a complex and varied one that includes a wide range of operators. 3PLs serve as crucial partners in the supply chain for manufacturers who opt to outsource some, or all, of their logistics operations, such as warehousing, fulfillment and distribution. The role of 3PLs can differ greatly, but ...

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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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Sustainability is the Future

Feature BY JASON SCHENKER, PRESIDENT OF PRESTIGE ECONOMICS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE FUTURIST INSTITUTE® BILLION PHOTOS/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM The call for sustainability in business has been growing in recent years. If your company hasn’t yet been called on to share sustainability metrics, it likely will be soon. In fact, sustainability is poised to become a key part of almost every business. Sustainability ...

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Enabling Data-Driven Decision-Making in Smart Supply Chain Environments

Higher Education BY LAUREN B. DAVIS, DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY AND STEVEN X. JIANG, DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY ISTOCK.COM/GORODENKOFF Advances in technology have made it easier for companies to amass extensive amounts of data about every aspect of their supply chain, in real-time. Using this technology ...

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Employee Resource Groups Enhance Workplace Inclusion, Belonging Through Connection

DEI Feature BY CHRISTIAN DOW, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP AND INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP Connection through commonalities is the linchpin of belonging, which is why companies seeking to foster a more inclusive business culture increasingly support the creation of employee resource groups (ERGs) among their ranks. “An employee resource group (ERG) is a supportive, inclusive network of employees who share knowledge, ...

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MHI Announces New Industry Group: The Advanced Energy Council

MHI is launching a new Industry Group, the Advanced Energy Council (AEC), focused on advanced energy solutions including lithium-ion batteries, hydrogen fuel cells and other technologies and accessories. The group’s mission is to uplift and promote the safe use and adoption of advanced energy technologies in motive material handling applications by advancing sustainable motive material handling energy solutions. AEC will ...

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2023 MHI Innovation Award Finalists Announced

MHI released the list of finalists for the 2023 MHI Innovation Award. After receiving 156 submissions for this year’s awards, judges comprised of professionals from the material handling and supply chain industry completed the initial vetting process. Four finalists were chosen as the most innovative products in each category—Best New Innovation; Best Innovation of an Existing Product; and Best IT ...

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WERC Announces 46th Annual Conference Coming to Orlando

The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), a division of MHI, is pleased to announce WERC’s 46th Annual Conference coming to Orlando, Florida on June 4-7, 2023. Themed around “Growth Through Disruption,” this in-person event will be hosted at the Hilton Orlando. The conference will feature three days of education sessions that address the current concerns of WERC members, like ...

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