Tag Archives: St. Onge

MHI SOLUTIONS COMMUNITY: The Case for Flexible Automation

* By John Paxton * For managers of warehouses and distribution centers, the nation’s 3.5% unemployment rate heading into peak ordering season seems downright unfair. Attracting high-quality employees is exceedingly difficult nowadays, and with a wealth of job opportunities available, workers are ready to jump ship if they can make an extra dollar an hour at the company down the ...

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Industry Focus: Volatility, Ripple Effects Shaping Intermodal Trends

By its very definition, intermodal is a web of deeply connected functions. As one part is impacted, it often creates a ripple effect. Heading into 2020, though, intermodal trends have the added complexity of outside forces creating a lot of volatility. * By Sandy Smith * By its very definition, intermodal is a web of deeply connected functions. As one ...

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MHI SOLUTIONS COMMUNITY: Disruption Junction

Disruption Junction All too often, if you want to make something easier or better in the future, you may have to endure some major inconveniences in the present. That’s definitely true in the ever-evolving material-handling industry, where everyone must work together to minimize the disruption to existing operations while implementing major changes. * By John Paxton * There’s a reason ...

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