MHI Industry News
   
Emulate3D Ltd.
   
Top Story
  
Advances in software have allowed supply chain professionals to build a digital warehouse using predictive analytics. New software helps to predict trends in inventory and sales, allowing for advance planning for seasonal and disruptive shifts. In this MHI view video you will learn how to build a digital warehouse that optimizes your operations.
Optimize. Connect. Automate.
The Raymond Corporation
Business is always changing. Always evolving. To keep pace you must run better, manage smarter. At Raymond we are committed to providing innovative intralogistics solutions that will optimize your business, increase productivity, accelerate insights through connectivity and transform operations through automation.
Learn more
Advertisement
MHI Updates
An AS/RS may be the solution for you if you’re looking to conserve space, transfer material and improve profitability in your facility. MHI’s AS/RS Industry Group developed this video on cutting-edge solutions, best practices and implementation strategies.
A key objective of safe rack design is to ensure the finished structure won’t topple over when subjected to horizontal forces such as an earthquake, forklift impact or high wind. To significantly minimize this risk, RMI’s ANSI MH16.1 advises evaluating the height-to-depth (HTD) ratio to determine the stability of a single row of standard steel storage rack.
   
Adrian's Safety Solutions
      
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
   
While high competition for scarce warehouse and distribution labor — and the subsequent rise in wages — had already prompted more operations to investigate robotic and automation solutions to augment their current workforce, COVID-19 and the e-commerce surge compelled many companies to adopt those technologies as quickly as possible.
Lightweight, easy to install and cost effective, protective guard netting — when properly installed — offers protection for both workers and products by retaining and preventing items falling from heights to reach the ground.
When the doors are open
Berner International Corporation®
Are your clients looking to protect their shipping and receiving areas from flying insects and summer heat? Berner Industrial Air Curtains support Warehouses, Distribution Centers, and Food Processors with chemical-free flying insect control.  When the doors are open, maintain interior temperatures, protect products, and save energy while goods are transferred through the doorway.  Simple to install, operate, and maintain.  Made in USA.
Learn more here
Advertisement
Technology and Innovation
With the commercial availability of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) providing easy access to new spectrum, or channels to operate, industrial-grade private (LTE, 5G) networks are now available to address even the most complex solutions and applications. Learn how it provides greater flexibility in how you implement and integrate data access into your supply chain processes.
Automation is an ever-increasing presence in the modern warehouse. While different types of equipment perform unique tasks, the core of automated warehouse equipment is the electric motor that serves as the prime mover in the entire system. If not properly installed or maintained, motors can fail resulting in significant downtime to critical pieces of equipment.
   
Nilfisk Inc
      
Lean Factory America, LLC
   
Join us June 26, 2021 in commemorating the start of the barcode system with the official #NationalBarcodeDay. National Barcode Day encourages you to take notice of the barcodes that make your life easier. When you celebrate, share the history, design and progress of the barcode, too.
Supply Chain Trends
  
Gartner recently released the results from its 17th annual global Supply Chain Top 25. They found that these firms had three key characteristics in common: integrated, purpose-driven organizations; customer-driven business transformation; and a commitment to a digital first supply chain.
   
Tennant Company
   
Manufacturing
Workstation cranes are often deployed in manufacturing and assembly operations where operators must lift, handle, and move heavy objects as part of a work process. While they improve ergonomics, handling efficiency and productivity, to ensure their safest use, operations planning to add one to their facility have a variety of responsibilities that are critical to the safe operation of this equipment.
Workforce
MHI recently conducted a survey on remote work trends to discover how the last year’s movement to largely remote work has affected supply chain workers and to understand the industry’s employees’ sentiment to the work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Broad findings are published in the Remote Work Trends report.