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MHISolutionsmag.com—Artificial intelligence is poised to have a big impact on supply chains. Already, AI is being used to streamline supply chain operations and save companies money.
Bloomberg—After years of research and development, companies are finally starting to make the big leap—using blockchain networks to cut costs, conduct trade and track goods.
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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MHI Updates
MHI Blog—Held October 14, 2018, the MHI Executive Summit will give you the opportunity to explore NextGen supply chain trends and disruptive technologies and learn what’s coming in the next five years – especially how it will impact and disrupt you, your customers, and your operations.

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As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this episode focuses on Reducing Costs with Repurposed Materials.
 
Sustainability is increasingly a concern for many manufacturing and supply chain companies. With that in mind, rather than simply recycling waste or unused, outdated materials, many companies are choosing to sell these materials reducing their carbon footprint while increasing their bottom line. 

 

   
Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
      
Vidir Inc.
   
Technology and Innovation
MHI Blog—Even in the imaginary future depicting by movies and games, material handling plays an important role. In a nutshell, no matter how advanced the society gets, we will always need material handling. The particulars of how we do it may evolve and change as we do, but the industry? That’s never going away.
  
CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly—While the Internet of Things (IoT) opens up a wide range of opportunities for the supply chain, it is also vulnerable to cyberattacks. Using a threat model can help companies assess how secure their system is.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive—CrowdStrike announced the results of its global supply chain survey, finding that 80 percent of respondents believe software supply chain attacks have the potential to become one of the biggest cyber threats over the next three years.
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Supply Chain Trends
EBN—By utilizing both structured and unstructured data to unlock valuable insights into customer purchasing patterns and promote operational efficiencies in the supply chain, organizations can capture a competitive advantage.
  
ThomasNews—As manufacturers and retailers contend with rising shipping costs, supply chains are undergoing a transformation. But what’s driving the increase in costs?
Logistics Viewpoints—The ongoing rapid growth of e-commerce and omni-channel commerce, and these channels’ effects on fulfillment requirements, continue to be a leading factor contributing to demand for warehouse management systems (WMS) deployments and enhancements
   
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
      
Ideal Warehouse Innovations
   
Manufacturing
Modern Materials Handling—ANSI has approved updates to the ANSI ICWM-2018 standard, titled “Vocabulary, Performance and Testing Requirements for Casters and Wheels.”
MachineDesign— For decades there have been five basic types of manufacturing processes. Now, there is a sixth: 3D printing.
Morningstar—Meat is piling up in U.S. cold-storage warehouses, fueled by a surge in supplies and trade disputes that are eroding demand.
How does your customer’s experience stack up?
Atlatl Software
Consumers have changed and that means as businesses we need to adapt. With giants like Amazon changing the landscape of the B2C buying experience, B2B experiences need to follow suit. What does that mean for you and your manufacturing business? It means you MUST provide an unmatched and differentiated buying experience to survive.
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Transportation
Logistics Management—There is a lot to like about the current strength of the freight transportation and logistics economy.
   
Engineering Innovation
      
United Material Handling, Inc.
   
Workforce
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.
   
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
   
Sustainability
  
MHISolutionsmag.com—The first half of the 2018 included a number of policy surprises that engendered significant financial market volatility. U.S. trade policy, in particular, became a flashpoint of uncertainty, as tariffs were lobbed back and forth between the U.S. and China. The aftermath of that uncertainty is likely to cast a shadow over growth prospects late this year and in 2019.