Tag Archives: supply chain

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 ...

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MODEX—The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Event of 2024—is Coming to Atlanta March 11-14

In-person event to feature over 1,000 exhibitors, 150 sessions and keynotes from Jeremy Renner, AI expert Gerd Leonhard and UPS’s Bill Seward. When the largest manufacturing and supply chain trade event of 2024, MODEX, returns to Atlanta on March 11, it will include over 1,000 exhibitors from leading solution providers and a comprehensive Educational Conference focusing on best-in-class solutions for ...

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MHI Recognizes Material Handling and Supply Chain Achievement at Its 2023 Annual Conference

At its 2023 Annual Conference, MHI recognized five professionals making an impact on the material handling and supply chain industry. The award winners were announced during an October 3rd ceremony at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. MHI’s Young Professional Network (YPN) awarded Austin Percifull the Outstanding Young Professional award. Austin is an account manager with Spring Automation. ...

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Future-Proofing Warehouses: Upskilling for the AI Revolution

BY LINDSEY ROONEY, MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, MHI Warehouses have long served as test labs for automation. In 1962, MHI member Demag installed the first automated storage and retrieval system at a book club warehouse in Germany. From there, innovation led to the complex Warehouse Management Systems that rule facilities today. As we careen into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution, warehouse ...

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WERC’s 47th Annual Conference Heads to Dallas in June 2024

The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), a division of MHI, has launched registration for its WERC Annual Conference. This in-person event is scheduled to take place June 2-5, 2024, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. The conference is designed for warehousing, fulfillment and distribution center professionals at any stage of their career. With a central mission to inspire ...

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MHI Names Christy Dula as Chief Experience and Digital Technology Officer

MHI recently announced the expansion of Christy Dula’s role to chief experience and digital technology officer. In this expanded role, she will manage the information technology and membership teams to expand MHI’s engagement with MHI members and other stakeholders. MHI is building a cohesive member experience that will seamlessly blend the in-person and digital experiences. Aligning both our digital technology ...

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Tech and the Worker Experience

Feature More than ever, companies in material handling and supply chain are prioritizing improvements in worker safety and the overall worker experience. Investing in an arsenal of cutting-edge technology is a major strategy they are employing to keep workers safe, reduce the physical and mental toll of their jobs, transform training and empower workers by giving them a stronger voice ...

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MHEFI Announces Two New Endowments Sponsored by SIGI

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) is honored to receive two endowments that will benefit students. The new endowments were announced during an October 3rd ceremony at the MHI Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Southworth International Group, Inc. (SIGI) is funding the endowments for $100,000 each. SIGI is the parent company of several leading manufacturers of ergonomic work ...

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Is Your Facility OSHA Inspection Ready?

Feature Learn more about OSHA’s new national emphasis program for warehouses and distribution centers. BY CAROL MILLER, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, MHI Inspections for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations began on October 13, 2023. Announced this past summer as directive number CPL 03-00-026, the goal is to reduce and ...

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