Emulate3D Ltd.
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—They’re collaborative, they’re autonomous, they’re intelligent. Fast-evolving technology in robotics—now often called "co-botics"—is allowing machines to pick, pack, tug and transport in ways they haven’t in the past. Cheaper than ever, more flexible than ever, they’re offering sensible solutions to the supply chain’s increasing need for speed.
 
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Join us on October 14-17 in Orlando, FL, for the 2018 MHI Annual Conference & Executive Summit to interact and learn from leaders and peers in the industry. With a wide array of keynote speakers, industry group meetings and educational sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to gather and share information key to staying on the leading edge of the supply chain industry.   

 

 
MHI Blog—The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a product group within trade association Material Handling Industry (MHI), is promoting the fifth in a series of educational videos about preventing accidents and injuries at loading docks. The videos can be seen at mhi.org/progma/videos.
 
The Conveyor & Sortation Systems (CSS) will be presenting a webinar, Impact of E-commerce on Material Handling Industry, on July 11, from 2-3 p.m. (EST). In this webinar, you will come to understand the challenges the changing distribution landscape is bringing to the industry, and how material handling systems (specifically conveyors and sortation systems) are changing to meet those challenges.
 
Forbes—The value of a connected supply chain is indisputable; Every day there is another company that can attest to the benefits of successfully leveraging the Internet of Things to further its growth. Here is some insight into how some businesses found a way to make IoT work for them.
 

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Vidir Inc.
Supply Chain Dive—A new wave of indicators — from queue time to disruption impact — is emerging to show investors and executives alike how well a company is doing.
 
 
   
CNBC—Supermarket chain Kroger is partnering with autonomous car company Nuro to introduce driverless cars to its grocery delivery.
 
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Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc.
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MHI Blog—According to Jasmine Crowe, the founder of Goodr, "Hunger is not a scarcity issue. There’s more than enough food. It’s actually a logistics issue." So she came up with an idea that leveraged her knowledge in that field and has resulted in a whole lot of people no longer going to bed hungry.
 
 
   
Transport Topics—Companies are thinking of radical new ways to get their products into customers’ hands more easily, which is equating to incredibly creative delivery ideas and some intense competition.
 
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Ideal Warehouse Innovations
Logistics Viewpoints—Digital Control Towers (DCTs) have long been the foundation for addressing the challenge of accounting for inventory. But, the time has come to further revolutionize the ability to predict demand with accuracy and track data, and the "new" control tower is doing just that.
 
 
   
Material Handling & Logistics—Hone your packaging efficiency and pallet stacking techniques to realize a better bottom line via reduced transportation cost.
 
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United Material Handling, Inc.
Logistics Management—A tight labor market driven by the uptick in e-commerce, increased omni-channel distribution pressures, Baby Boomer attrition and the implementation of game changing technology are pushing logistics management professionals to rethink the way they hire, train and retain valued employees.
 
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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Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
The Wall Street Journal—Los Angeles says 15% of its cargo business may be subject to levies, potentially cutting into demand and jobs at the major American gateway and beyond.
 
DC Velocity—The evolution of the warehouse and distribution center is causing a revolution in automated solutions for everything from picking to loading, as robotics R&D accelerates.
 
Reuters—The shifting trade policies are making businesses uneasy, and many are starting to take a proactive approach to them versus the wait-and-see option in efforts to shield their businesses.
 
 
   
MHISolutionsmag.com—The Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Industry Group of MHI has been busy. Working alongside member companies, the leadership team has been meeting regularly to review and discuss the standards for the design, performance and safe operation of automatic guided vehicle systems (AGVs).
 
 

 

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