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MHISolutionsmag.com—While we marvel at IoT technologies that have been implemented globally into the day-to-day operations of manufacturing and supply chain operations, we often quickly lose sight of the potential supply chain risks this tech adds to the equation.
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With multiple data management solutions available, the industry is realizing almost immediate benefits from having all operational data on hand, allowing companies to make better decisions on inventory, staffing and operations. 

 

  
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Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
      
Vidir Inc.
   
Technology and Innovation
  
Forbes—The ability to track and verify equipment and products at any stage — in development, in production, in shipment and at customer sites — has long been the holy grail of connected businesses. Now, it is possible not only to know where products are in the life cycle, but also to predict where they will be next and automatically take measures to ensure they’re in the hands of customers when and where needed.
CNBC—Suppliers of leafy greens such as romaine lettuce have until Sept. 30, 2019, to comply with systems Walmart has been testing on an IBM blockchain platform for the past 18 months. The grocery giants are using the same technology that underpins bitcoin to battle foodborne illnesses such as E. coli.
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Supply Chain Trends
  
NACS—Consumers want to know everything about the foods they eat, and they’ll switch brands, if necessary, for additional product information, according to a recent report from Label Insight and the Food Marketing Institute.
SupplyChain247—A 2018 research study on inventory management trends within omni-channel logistics conducted by LEGACY Supply Chain Services and Adelante SCM revealed some interesting results. The research includes insights into current inventory management challenges and best practices, along with traits of leading companies participating in omni-channel logistics today.
   
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
      
Ideal Warehouse Innovations
   
Manufacturing
CBRE—Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and e-commerce companies accounted for 56% of the 100 largest warehouse leases by square footage in the U.S. in the first half of 2018, according to analysis from CBRE.
Global Trade Magazine—It takes talent, incentives and a favorable business environment, and some states have it all.
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Transportation
SupplyChainDive—During the week of September 10, there were 317,576 delivery exceptions, according to data from bulk delivery management technology provider Convey. The disrupted deliveries were due, indirectly and directly, to Hurricane Florence.
  
Port of Long Beach—New trucks entering service at the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles as of Oct. 1, 2018, must be model year 2014 or newer, as the San Pedro Bay ports move forward with efforts to improve air quality and reduce the health impacts of air pollution.
   
Engineering Innovation
      
United Material Handling, Inc.
   
Education & Professional Development
  
Keeping Safety Top of Mind in Space Exploration
MHISolutionsmag.com—Casey Davis’s career prospects are literally out of this world. Since June 2017, the Ohio University alumnus has been a system safety engineer for United Launch Alliance, the joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing to provide spacecraft-launch services to the U.S. government. NASA hasn’t launched a manned spacecraft since the Atlantis space shuttle blasted off for the International Space Station in July 2011, and Davis is part of a large team working on the next chapter of American space exploration….
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.
   
Global Trade
CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly—A new A.T. Kearney report says that companies are increasingly feeling the pressure to customize their supply chain operations to match local conditions instead of relying on a one-size-fits-all global model.
Reuters—U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a free trade agreement on Monday that Trump hailed as a “historic milestone in trade.”