Tag Archives: supply chain resilience

The Connected Worker

Supply Chains Transforming to Improve Worker Productivity, Experience and Safety BY JOHN PAXTON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, MHI Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. With the rapidly growing workforce challenges of recruiting and retaining talent, firms are continuing to look for solutions by implementing automation, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and other technologies. These tools not only empower and ...

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Creating a Culture of Safety Excellence

The quest for an injury-free workplace requires solid management systems and investments in safety-enhancing technologies, but a strong culture–based on leadership visibility, employee engagement and accountability–is key to achieving a great track record over the long haul.

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A ‘Landmark Event’ Marks Growing Industry Interest in Improved Ergonomics

BY TOM GRESHAM Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. Twenty years ago, ergonomics “was kind of a nice thing to do,” said Jim Galante, chair of MHI’s Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Industry Group, but it was not an area that attracted close attention in material handling. In the decades since then, however, he said an ...

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Q3 2021 MHI Solutions: Digital Supply Chains Are Now Table Stakes

While the pandemic shows signs of waning, the world and your supply chain will never be the same. Transparent and resilient supply chains are now table stakes. The good news is the technology tools are available, it is just a matter of prioritizing and planning these critical supply chain investments. Firms that answer that call will be ready to respond, ...

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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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