Tag Archives: Supply Chain Automation

Tackling Resiliency: Piece by Piece

Being resilient is almost a given if you are a woman who has achieved success and a leadership position in the supply chain industry. So, who better to ask about achieving resiliency, especially when it comes to personal challenges, but also how they have applied those lessons to organizational resilience factors, as well?

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MHI Annual Industry Report Reveals Some Interesting Findings

Each year, the results of the 2021 MHI Annual Industry Report contain some surprises, almost like the running of the Kentucky Derby, where the winner oftentimes is not the horse you expected. This year’s report, Innovation Driven Resilience follows true. While some of the results are typical and much like previous years, there are a few surprises.

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Supply Chains: Anchors of Resilience

During the April 13 keynote at ProMatDX, American Logistics Aid Network’s Kathy Fulton and a panel of supply chain thought-leaders from Clorox, FedEX and C&S Grocers explored lessons learned from the pandemic and how building long-term resiliency into supply chain and logistics operations will be key to adapting and recovering when future disruption or disaster strikes.

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‘The Perfect Something!” MHI Announces Winners of 2021 MHI Innovation Awards 

The companies that earn a spot in the list of finalists for the MHI Innovation Awards go through a rigorous vetting process by the judges. But, it isn’t just the companies on that list that consider themselves winners. One of the judges in this year’s panel of eight spoke to the value of the Innovation Awards for everyone involved when ...

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ProMatDX: Once You’ve Completed Step 1, the Rest Is a Breeze!

Once You’ve Completed Step 1, the Rest Is a Breeze! If you missed the live “how to” webinar on April 5—where some fabulous tips were shared by host Ralph Henderson, MHI’s John Paxton and Carol Miller, Freemans’s Nicole Ginebra, and Grip’s Casey Pannella—we have some of the highlights outlined below AND you can watch the recording of the video online. ...

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ProMatDX Going On Now!

April 12-16, 2021: promatshow.com ProMatDX, going on April 12-16 (yes, that is this week!), has a recap newsletter every day. This newsletter is being sent out every day of the show as the activities are wrapping up, and contain news from the sponsors, previews for the day ahead, recaps of conference events, and valuable information on the industry’s biggest event—all ...

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It’s Time to Power Up Your Supply Chain

In these unprecedented times, supply chain solutions are more critical to business success than they have ever been. To answer this call, MHI created the ProMat Digital Experience (ProMatDX), a new digital event experience designed to power up manufacturing and supply chain professionals with critical access to the latest solutions they need now to improve the resiliency and agility of ...

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Q1 2021 MHI Solutions: The Age of Robotics and Automation in the Supply Chain

Merging these robotics and automated solutions with other digital technologies like IoT, AI, advanced analytics, AR/VR and cloud computing grows the resiliency firms need and builds in the visibility necessary to deliver on ever-changing consumer demands as well as mitigating future shocks. This issue of MHI Solutions tackles this important topic to help you answer these questions with best practices, ...

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The New Age of Supply Chain Automation

By John Paxton, CEO, MHI The pandemic has thrown many challenges into supply chains, and rarely have leaders faced such complex and changing conditions. What COVID-19 revealed is that many supply chains grew brittle in their decades-long quest for cost-savings while others that invested in emerging technologies and risk-planning proved to be agile and resilient enough to survive, and even ...

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The Rise of the Collaborative Superteam

Why “Humans + Automation + AI = The New Supply Chain Workforce” is the optimal formula for operational success. By Sara Pearson Specter Multiple surveys have confirmed that—as a result of COVID-19—companies worldwide are accelerating their investments in digital technologies as a means to better anticipate and forestall future disruptions. KPMG’s 2020 CEO Outlook, for example, found that 74% are ...

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