Tag Archives: MHI Solutions

Mexico’s Nearshoring Numbers

By the Numbers No. 1 Mexico’s standing as the leading source of U.S. imports after overtaking China in 2023 $475 billion Value of goods imported into the U.S. from Mexico last year $798 billion Total value of U.S.-Mexico trade, making Mexico the largest trading partner of the U.S. $36 billion Foreign direct investment in Mexico in 2023 $300 billion Value ...

Read More »

Inside MHI Q&A

The people who work at MHI and its WERC division are the gears that keep the association moving. 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 give readers ...

Read More »

How AI Optimizes Supply Chain Decision Making

Feature BY MARY LOU JAY Sci-fi films may portray artificial intelligence (AI) as a threat to humanity, but in the real world of supply chain, AI provides many benefits to the humans who interact with it. As a powerful decision-making tool, AI helps workers be more effective and more productive. The term AI encompasses many related technologies, including machine learning ...

Read More »

The Relentless Rise of Cybercrime

Feature Safeguarding Your Company from Ransomware and Cyberattacks BY NICK FORTUNA At the MHI Cybersecurity Workshop, business executives will witness the debilitating effects of a successful ransomware attack on a material-handling company, but thankfully, they won’t feel any of the pain. Cybersecurity experts Chris Finan and Robert Knake will lead a tabletop exercise simulating a cyberattack and a fictional company’s ...

Read More »

Industry Icon John M. Hill Passes at Age 86

Legendary material handling and supply chain industry leader John Miller Hill died peacefully on April 15, 2024, surrounded by his family. Hill was a director with MHI member St. Onge Company and begun his work in the industry in the 1960s. During his long career, Hill spoke at numerous industry events, authored countless articles and mentored generations of future industry ...

Read More »

MHI Powers Largest MODEX In Event’s History

MHI’s MODEX 2024 saw a record-shattering number of registered manufacturing and supply chain professionals, reaching a total of 48,733. The event, held March 11-14 in Atlanta, saw attendees engaged with 1,200 exhibitors showcasing the latest supply chain technology and innovation across three halls and 580,000 net square feet at the Georgia World Congress Center. This was the largest MODEX event ...

Read More »

MHI Surpasses 1,000-Member Milestone

MHI, the leading international trade association representing the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry, is proud to announce a milestone in its journey. For the first time in history, the organization surpassed 1,000 members, marking a significant achievement in its dedication to advancing the supply chain and supporting members. The material handling industry has experienced unprecedented growth and transformation ...

Read More »