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As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this episode focuses on Sensors and Data Management.

Sensors are becoming more and more important in inventory management. But the data those sensors produce are quickly becoming the most important asset in Industry 4.0

 

  
MHI Blog—At the 2018 Executive Summit, we’ll be hearing from Gerd Leonhard – futurist, speaker and author. Leonhard will be discussing the “10 Essential Future Principles Every Supply Chain Leader Needs to Know Right Now.” To get a taste of this, check out the video at mhi.org/summit.

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Technology and Innovation
Inbound Logistics—Virgin Hyperloop One will be opening a $500-million Advanced Technology Development and Testing Center in Spain in 2020. The plans call for a 19,000-square-meter center that will test and certify components and subsystems of hyperloop systems.
  
Supply Chain Dive—Bolstered by the growth in industrial IoT, inventory drones are proving their benefits within facilities.
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Supply Chain Trends
Transport Topics—Sidewalk delivery are already a reality in some areas, but is this idea here to stay and how quickly will it spread, if so? And how will it affect deliveries in urban areas?
   
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Ideal Warehouse Innovations
   
Manufacturing
Logistics Management—Download this new research brief, conducted by Peerless Research Group, examining how Florida’s pivotal location and supporting infrastructure enable organizations’ supply chains to easily access important international commercial centers.
Modern Materials Handling— Open communication with your warehouse and its needs will build relationships and efficiency while bringing you closer to becoming a preferred shipper.
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Transportation
Transport Topics—Flexible hours-of-service breaks have the potential to benefit the drivers of sleeper berth trucks, according to a new analysis released by the American Transportation Research Institute on Aug. 28. ATRI’s report uses data to study how breaking up the 10-hour rest requirement, such as dividing rest hours into 7/3, 6/4 or 5/5 splits, would be effective in helping drivers avoid bottlenecks.
  
Material Handling & Logistics—Extraordinary pressures on truck driver productivity have driven the U.S. Department of Transportation to consider reopening its Hours of Service (HOS) regulations for interstate commercial drivers.
Supply Chain Digest—Part shortages and strong demand are stretching the lead times for new times to the longest in over a decade. In an interesting twist, carriers are order new trucks to attract or keep drivers.
   
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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.
   
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Sustainability
CNBC—On January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enforce new emissions standards designed to significantly curb pollution produced by the world's ships. Interestingly, analysts are predicting that this will result in a “resurgence” in the use of diesel fuel creating an oversupply of high-sulfur fuel oil.
Material Handling & Logistics—Lift trucks powered by hydrogen fuel address evolving industry trends in distribution and fulfillment.
Global Trade
  
Supply & Demand Chain Executive—As supply chains become increasingly global, the ability to manage associated risk across geographic boundaries and time zones is fast becoming a top priority for organizations around the world.
Supply Chain Dive—After a year of intense negotiations between Canada, the United States and Mexico to renegotiate NAFTA, two of the parties can finally claim the talks’ first major breakthrough.