Emulate3D Ltd.
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—Within certain areas of supply chains, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)—or the devices embedded within industrial equipment—already is making an impact on both operational intelligence and sustainability. The 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report, "Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On" includes—for the first time—research and insight into the IIoT.
 
Transport Topics—This commercial ship, the Hydroville passenger shuttle by Cie. Maritime Belge SA, runs on compressed hydrogen and produces zero emissions.
 
EBN—The top three reasons that supply chain professionals should put a digital document solution in place: enhance resources, save time and money; ensure brand consistency and accuracy; and improve vendor experience.
 
Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
Vidir Inc.
MIT Technology Review—The online-only grocery retailer Ocado is using a robot that was designed to pick individual items out of crates, in order to assemble orders for customers in the firm’s highly automated distribution centers.
 
MHI Blog—In a recently released report titled "Blockchain in Freight Transportation:Early Days Yet but Worth the Hype," blockchain technology was revealed as having the potential to join other automation technologies as "a key disruptive technology that can bring operating and cost efficiency to supply chains – while also being a threat to existing asset-light business models."
 
Food Production Facility Safety: A Case Study
Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc.
When applications or processes change within the facility, it’s a good idea to re-evaluate safety practices and equipment. A food-based company's facility really illustrates this: a food-based company was changing its production processes in a mixing area. In this application, employees work on elevated decks with pallet loads of ingredients, opening the material and dumping it into a hopper. The reason for the change was to increase productivity. When reviewing the layout for the new area, the facility manager realized they needed in incorporate proper safety guarding to keep the employees safe while they worked up on this redesigned platform, but there were specifics for the application that would make safety challenging.
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Forbes—A new solar panel system, called Source Hydropanels, extracts moisture out of the air at a rate of as much as five liters per day.
 
esellercafe.com—eCommerce giants are seeing growth in their global logistics fields, especially in the logistics technology area.
 

As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this episode focuses on how to Future-Proof Your Supply Chain at MODEX 2018.

Join us at the show at the Georgia World Congress Center, April 9-12.


 
DCVelocity—Survey on retail fulfillment practices addresses the subject of. reverse logistics in omnichannel commerce, and how companies are meeting the challenges presented.
 
CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly—The destruction wrought by recent natural disasters in North America serves as a reminder of the value of having a supply chain disaster-recovery plan.
 
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Vada, LLC
The Wall Street Journal—Added labor at distribution centers is aimed at faster sorting, packaging and delivery for an expected surge in web sales this holiday season.
 
MHI, in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting LLP, would like to request your participation in the annual survey to develop leading insights on the impact of emerging innovation in supply chains and what companies can do to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace. An iWatch Series 3 will be raffled off as part of this survey as well. The survey will close on December 8, 2017.
 
Engineering Innovation
Naylor Association Solutions
EBN—Many companies are imprisoned by legacy systems that are not ideal for today’s technological advances. But, years of customizations and tweaking have made them almost impossible to replicate.
 
Modern Materials Handling—In an era where making the "business case" for technology investments isn’t always easy, image-based barcode scanning stands on its own when it comes to ROI.
 
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.
 
Transport Topics—Electric vehicles are here to stay, batteries energy densities are increasing and LNG will remain in the mix. These are some of the highlights from the Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s conference.
 
Fox Business—Surcharges being tacked on during the peak holiday shipping weeks this year are prompting retailers to present alternatives to consumers.
 
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