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Unlock Sensor Data for Improved Operations

Feature BY SHERYL S. JACKSON As supply chains have become more complex and handle greater volumes of goods at a faster pace, sensor technology has emerged as one way to improve efficiency, optimize employee skills, address labor challenges and meet customer expectations. “Over the past 15 years, it has been startling to see how demand on warehouses and distribution centers ...

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Schooling the Next Generation of Industrial Engineers

Where Are They Now? Catching Up with an MHEFI Scholarship Recipient JERIMY LOGAN, SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER, TMC The journey from a music degree to a career in supply chain management may not sound like a logical pathway, but for Jerimy Logan, it made sense. He received his undergraduate degree in music from Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois, then worked as ...

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Q&A: Kai Cianflone

Inside MHI The people who work at MHI and its WERC division are the gears that keep the association rolling. They ensure MHI continues to be a valuable association and resource for people involved in the industry and do so with wit, competence and a smile on their face. The goal of this column in MHI Solutions magazine is to ...

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Innovation Station

Feature ProMat showcased the latest technological achievements advancing the supply chain industry. Here are some of the top innovations seen at the show. BY NICK FORTUNA ProMat may have been a four-day event, but with more than 1,000 of the world’s leading manufacturing and supply chain solution providers exhibiting under one roof, even the most caffeinated attendees were guaranteed to ...

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Automotive Industry Emphasizes Visibility to Tackle Challenges and Chase Opportunities

Industry Focus BY TOM GRESHAM As with many other sectors, the supply chain of the automotive industry has come under increased scrutiny in recent years. Before the pandemic, “things had sort of been humming along,” said Edgar Faler, senior analyst for the Center for Automotive Research. Then the industry experienced a myriad of fresh challenges associated with the pandemic—from production ...

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MHI’s MODEX Recognized as One of Top 50 Fastest-Growing Shows

MHI is honored that Trade Show Executive (TSE) has named its MODEX show as one of the top 50 fastinggrowing shows for total attendance and a Grand Award winner for Fastest-Growing Biennial Show by Blended Percentage of Growth. TSE honored MHI in May at its Fastest 50 Awards & Summit in Miami. TSE states, “The summit is a celebration of ...

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MHI Announces Winners of 2023 MHI Innovation and StartUp Awards

MHI is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 MHI Innovation and StartUp Awards. 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 previously chosen and announced as the most innovative products in each category: Best New Innovation, Best Innovation ...

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The Future of Sustainability Requires Data and Transparency

BY JASON SCHENKER, PRESIDENT OF PRESTIGE ECONOMICS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE FUTURIST INSTITUTE® There are many different ways to frame and evaluate sustainability. Sometimes it is couched as environmental, social and governance (ESG) and other times, it is focused on the United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). And in some industries, like supply chain and material handling, emissions are currently ...

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ProMat Returns as Biggest Supply Chain Event in its History

Feature The manufacturing and supply chain community came together in a big way after four years for a record-setting ProMat event, according to show producer MHI. With an overall registration count of 50,924 and 1,051 exhibitors, the event featured 562,700 net square feet of exhibit solutions and over 150 educational sessions encompassing 1.2 million square feet at Chicago’s McCormick Place. ...

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The Scan Label Apply Manifest (SLAM) Industry Group of MHI Announces a Newly Released Infographic on SLAM Technology

The infographic serves to inform readers of key facts and information about the scan, label, apply and manifest areas of the last 100 feet of fulfillment. The infographic can be downloaded at mhi.org/slam. SLAM members are the industry’s leading suppliers of technologies and solutions for the last 100 feet of fulfillment. The mission of the group is to provide thought ...

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