Emulate3D Ltd.
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—Hopefully, you are reading this from Atlanta, Ga., at MODEX 2018! But, whether you made it to MODEX or not, this guide is sure to be helpful. It includes all the details about MODEX 2018, and then some. Check out the list of exhibitors, the keynotes and some of the leading presenters, in addition to a full listing of the education sessions at MODEX 2018.
 
 
   
MHI.org—The 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report, titled "Overcoming Barriers to NextGen Supply Chain Adoption," provides new insights into trends and technologies that are having a dramatic business impact on supply chains, their security and the people who run them. The report is the fifth in a series of MHI Annual Industry Reports developed in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting LLP and highlights technologies driving next-generation supply chains and ways to overcome the top barriers to adoption.
The eleven technologies covered in the report are: blockchain, robotics and automation, predictive analytics, Internet of Things, artificial Intelligence, driverless vehicles and drones, wearable and mobile technology, inventory and network, optimization, sensors and automatic identification, cloud computing and storage, and 3D printing. Both artificial intelligence and blockchain are new this year to the list of technologies covered in this report.
 

During the course of MODEX, our video crew has been interviewing keynotes, talking to exhibitors, getting feedback from attendees and sharing their view of the action at MODEX.

The videos have been emailed out daily, but you can also access them at this link to catch up on what you missed or to see the latest clips.

 
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this episode focuses on MHI Industry Roadmap 2.0 - The Road to 2030.

As the rate of change in the supply chain industry continues to grow, MHI’s Roadmap 2.0 report isolates the most important trends moving toward 2030. Download your free copy of the MHI Industry Roadmap 2.0 here!


 
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—While our industry is fortunate to be growing in exciting and previously unimaginable ways, talent management issues are increasingly central to the success and sustainability of businesses within the field. To help companies gain a better grasp on the types of measures they can take to attract, train and retain employees in this perpetually evolving workplace reality, MHI Executive Vice President of Strategic Development Doug Reed recently sat down for a chat with Dr. David DeLong, president of Smart Workforce Strategies.
 
Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
Vidir Inc.
Logistics Viewpoints—Knowing what inventory is on hand at any given time in the supply chain—and then tying that data to transportation and delivery—is a never-ending challenge for most companies. Overcoming the hurdle requires a reassessment of existing inventory planning processes and an approach that builds out a clearer view of inbound inventory.
 
The Wall Street Journal—First-quarter orders for big rigs more than doubled from a year ago as truckers add capacity to meet surging freight demand.
 
Modern Materials Handling—Depending on your application, vertical labels can improve productivity, accuracy and consistency.
 
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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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Forbes—Boston-based robotics startup 6 River Systems announced Wednesday that it had raised $25 million in a Series B round led by Menlo Ventures. 6RS builds autonomous robots (named "Chuck") for use in warehouses to collaboratively work with humans to accomplish fulfillment tasks.
 
Venture Beat—To meet fickle consumer tastes, food and beverage (F&B) companies are looking to artificial intelligence to help them scale new products and stay profitable.
 
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
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The Merkle—The supply chain management industry is leading the world in research and development of blockchain technology to solve some of the challenges that have plagued this industry for so long. But how exactly will blockchains impact the supply chain industry, and will they finally bring an end to inefficiencies in this sector?
 
Modern Materials Handling—Although the United States warehousing market has tight vacancy rates, strong absorption rates and rent levels, study suggests it is also a victim of its own success amid the ongoing strength of e-commerce.
 
EBN—The skilled labor shortage is a long-term problem that has been years in the making. This challenge is hitting manufacturing, too. But there are some steps you can take to help change and shape the future of the skilled labor gap.
 
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United Material Handling, Inc.
US News—Online retailer Amazon said the Las Vegas area will be home to its next warehouse packing and distribution center. The facility should open in 2019 on 800,000 square feet of vacant land not far from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
 
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—Shipping and delivery have become a critical part of the overall e-commerce customer experience. Providing a good experience can increase repeat business and a bad experience can ruin you.
 
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