Emulate3D Ltd.
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—While the supply chain continues to be predominantly male, more women are joining the industry throughout the material handling, logistics and transportation fields. According to the 2016 Gartner-AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education) Women in Supply Chain survey, females are slowly gaining ground in the field overall, representing 35 percent of the total supply chain workforce—although significantly less so in the most senior levels at just five percent.
 
MHI Blog—Too often, talented people wait for new roles and responsibilities that never appear. That’s why MHI’s Young Professionals Network is bringing you the webinar, Taking Charge of Your Career, on June 7 from 2-3 p.m. EST with business management consultant, Marilyn Sherman. Using specific examples of how others have moved up their company ladder and created a more rewarding career, Marilyn Sherman will inspire you to be more accountable for your success and job opportunities. After this session, you will be prepared to ask for what you want and be more assertive in your career path.
 
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on Changing Environmental Regulations and Product Innovation.
 
With sustainability becoming a top-of-mind issue and new environmental guidelines on the horizon, manufacturing and supply chain professionals are seeking new ways to streamline their processes and reduce waste. Learn about some solutions you can implement now that can have a big impact on your bottom line. 

 
Material Handling & Logistics—Businesses that do not consider how blockchain could help are at risk of falling behind competitors.
 
Modern Materials Handling—This report by CBRE, "Breaking Ground: Market Rents Justify New Warehouse Development," analyzes the gap between rental rates developers can expect and the rates needed to cover all development expenses.
 
Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
Vidir Inc.
EBN—We fully expect additive manufacturing to change not just how we manufacturer, but also where. This will have some interesting impacts on the supply chain, most of which are positive for the brands, consumers and environment.
 
The Wall Street Journal —The head of the firm behind the Amplify Online Retail ETF says online retailing has been expanding rapidly, but still has untapped potential.
 
Facility Safety Gate Selection
Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc.
While most safety gate models are designed and built for specific applications, certain models lend themselves to a specific type of facility. For example, Open Top safety gates are rarely found in distribution centers, but they are popular in production facilities. We took a look at four types of industrial facilities and put together a guide to help you choose the best fall protection system for each one.
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Supply Chain Management Review—Inland ports and short haul rail are quickly becoming a solution to age old supply chain issues.
 
MHI Blog—Each year, MHI member companies have the opportunity to submit their employees for the MHI Outstanding Young Professional of the Year Award and the MHI Mentor Award. We were proud to announce at MODEX 2018 the winner of the MHI Outstanding Young Professional Award is Brian C. Neuwirth from UNEX Manufacturing. We were recently able to catch up with Brian to learn more about him.
 
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Ideal Warehouse Innovations
Supplychaindigital.com—A worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders has found that 55% of organizations are set to make a major investment in artificial intelligence (AI) over the next two years.
 
Trucks.com—Uber Freight added a new feature to its smartphone app, targeting small trucking fleets. The company’s digital load board also matches independent truckers with shippers.
 
Engineering Innovation
United Material Handling, Inc.
The Wall Street Journal—The sector added 18,700 jobs last month as warehouse operators, trucking companies competed to get more workers into capacity-strained distribution networks.
 
Supply Chain Executive—Women in the supply chain industry continue to look up at the glass ceiling as their men counterparts can earn as much as 29 percent more than they do for similar positions.
 
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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Industrial Distribution online—If a company maintains more safety stock in inventory, it provides more protection against stockouts. However, this additional inventory will have a negative effect on profitability.
 
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Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
Material Handling & Logistics—Improved logistics processes can have a positive impact on scheduling, collections and inventory management.
 
IT Business Edge—In a couple of decades, you may be able to print your next TV, smartphone, or even car far more quickly than it is now manufactured and in a far more customized fashion than the industry allows today. But, there are still a lot of steps to climb before getting to that theoretical point.
 
How are you empowering your salesforce?
Atlatl Software
Are inefficient sales processes leading to missed opportunities? Putting the right tools in the hands of your sales team is crucial, especially now with the changing landscape of the B2B2C buying world. Click below to see 3 ways sales enablement tech can be leveraged to empower the manufacturer-distributor-customer relationship.
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Multichannel Merchant—Retailers and ecommerce companies are spending considerable sums to manage and fill customer orders from multiple shipping. Adopting a strategic approach to optimizing inventory levels can maximize sales and profits and improve customer service.
 
Logistics Viewpoint—Integrating automation into your warehouse, specifically, robotics and drones, may help your warehouse become more productive without the need for huge capital outlays, and provide payback within three to six months.
 
 

 

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