Emulate3D Ltd.
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—The Q2 2018 issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the supply chain workforce, including finding, retaining and unleashing the talent that is out there. To tackle the growing challenge of securing the right talent to effectively implement new technologies, firms must collaborate with industry associations, universities and career and technical education programs to develop the next generation supply chain workforce. 
  
This workforce will look very different as supply chains increasingly require purple people—those with business acumen (blue) and technical (red) skills—to leverage digital technologies and take full advantage of the business opportunities they offer.
 
 
   
MHI Blog—With 850 exhibitors, four keynotes, 100 educational sessions and nearly 30,000 attendees,MODEX is a big show. So start planning your time now! Here are 10 things you won’t want to miss at MODEX 2018.
 
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this episode focuses on Material Handling as a Career Path.

Working directly with members, this video has been created by MHI & MHEDA for our member companies to use on your own website. It is intended to help communicate to students and recent graduates the vast opportunities and career paths available in the Material Handling and Supply Chain industry – and will help you attract the young, skilled talent you need to grow and succeed! CLICK HERE to order this video now.

 

 
Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
Vidir Inc.
MHI Blog—MHI is pleased to announce the finalists of the 4th Annual MHI Young Professionals Network Awards. All nominees were reviewed and winners selected by a panel of leaders from the material handling industry. The winner of each award will be announced during Industry Night at MODEX on April 11.
 
Material Handling & Logistics—A supply chain partner that is flexible, innovative and invested in the customer experience will keep the relationship moving forward.
 
Reuters—The rising cost of transportation could soon lead to price increases on consumer goods as suppliers seek to maintain their profit margins.
 
Safety: Built to Last
Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc.
What products do you have that are 15 years old or more? We tried to come up with a list, but it was short...not much is built to last these days. We've looked at the built to last concept lately because we heard from two customers that have had our gates in their facilities, each for over 15 years; one for a single part replacement, and one to make sure the gates were working properly.
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DC Velocity—Shekar Natarajan not only foresees the future of supply chain management, he is helping to shape it by finding new and revolutionary ways to apply technology to solve business challenges.
 
CSCMP Supply Chain Quarterly—Companies that take a systematic approach to supply chain sustainability are more likely to reap the benefits of their efforts than companies with a narrower focus, two research reports say.
 
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
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Fox Business—The number of commercial drones is expected to quadruple in the next four years, according to data published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The number of new pilots needed to operate these drones is expected to rise as well, from 73,000 (currently) to 300,000, based on this forecast.
 
CPO Rising—The shift in traditional buyer-supplier relationships has created a new set of operating principles and best practices that emphasize collaboration, agility and innovation that should be modeled across the entire supplier relationship.
 
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United Material Handling, Inc.
Forbes—Implementing "The New Internet," akaBlockchain, could remove the need for intermediaries in the supply chain, while also verifying, recording and coordinating transactions autonomously without the need for third parties, according to a report from DHL and Accenture.
 
Logistics Management—The shortage of truck drivers remains one of the biggest issues in freight transportation, and the possibility exists that the shortage could worsen if the economy continues to improve and volume increases.
 
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.
 
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EBN—For logistics providers and manufacturers, the right sort of data can increase efficiency without cutting profitability. New technologies allow organizations to leverage information to reduce their cost to serve customers and increase profits.
 
Modern Materials Handling—Research by food safety, microbiology and toxicology experts from the University of California-Davis and Haley & Aldrich indicates single-use corrugated minimizes risk of contamination, supporting food safety.
 
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