Emulate3D Ltd.
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—As the industry matures, costs are coming down, interest levels are going up and companies are making the commitment. And these are no small-scale operations; solar has become a significant part of strategy for companies like UPS, Boeing and REI.
 
MHI Blog—We did some daily recaps (you can check them out here and here), but for those of you opposed to multiple clicks, here’s the final rundown.
 
EBN—Artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive analytics are no longer for the select few, and there is a competitive advantage when using these tools. Here are four ways it can work for your company.
 
ECN—In addition to the effects related to material and handling costs and automation, 3D printing will impact supply chains internally. But, despite this disruption, there are seven key benefits to implementing 3D printing into your manufacturing process.
 
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Vidir Inc.
Sun Herald—The eye of Hurricane Nate passed right over the ports of Gulfport and Pascagoula, and both are still closed and waiting for the U.S. Coast Guard to finish checking the ship channels for obstructions.
 
CNBC—While 95% of Puerto Rico is still without power and only 17% have cellular service, the relief efforts related to bringing supplies to residents are showing signs of easing.
 
MIT Technology Review—The next step for delivery services might be in-house – literally. Amazon is looking into the idea of a smart doorbell and lock system.
 
Ergonomics of Facility Safety
Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc.
Safety equipment is paramount in any facility, especially those in material handling, distribution or manufacturing industries. But, make sure that your safety equipment doesn’t create new hazards while guarding against others. In this regard, the famous quote “First do no harm” applies to material handling safety.
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Modern Materials Handling—Finding creative ways to succeed often means searching out and implementing innovative, new business models. Here are some ways companies in the warehousing, distribution and supply chain industries have achieved success.
 

As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on How 3D Printing Might Fit Your Business.

In this video, How 3D Printing Might Fit Your Business, we provide some real-world examples for the application of 3D printing in both commercial and industrial supply chain operations.


 

 
Associations Now—OSHA and NIOSH, both federal organizations that help set standards for on-the-job-safety, are becoming more involved in the industrial robotics industry.
 
Wired—Semiautonomous mail trucks are in the works for the U.S. Postal Service as part of a partnership with the University of Michigan. It is call the Autonomous Rural Delivery Vehicle and is expected to launch as early as 2025 on 28,000 rural routes.
 
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Vada, LLC
Reuters—Radial, a U.S.-based e-commerce service provider, is being purchased by Bpost for $820 million including debt. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. Radial is currently owned by Sterling Partners and based in King of Prussia, Pa.
 
DC Velocity—When it comes to new technologies, there is a definite adoption curve that can be daunting for some supply chain businesses. Here are nine that Gartner Inc. highlights in its recently released "Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2017."
 
Engineering Innovation
Columbia Machine, Inc.
MHI’s new Career Forum enables manufacturing and supply chain professionals to view current job postings of MHI member companies. Go to http://www.mhi.org/careers to find the perfect opportunity for you.
 
Fox Business—Despite downturns in other industries, the transport and warehousing sector added 21,800 jobs in September, the strongest gain among sectors tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 
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