MHISolutionsmag.com—A cyberattack can happen to anyone and any company—even if you have cybersecurity programs in place. Hackers don’t just target big multi-national firms nor do they discriminate based on industry.
MHI has partnered with the College-Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) to re-release a white paper titled "Blockchain and Supply Chain Management." This paper explores the idea that while the potential impact of blockchain on supply chain management could be enormous, many of the potential blockchain-enabled supply chain impacts will require significant research advances.
Supply chain operations are starting to see the real benefits of augmenting their workforce with autonomous mobile robots.
When the material handling and logistics industry’s premier event, ProMat 2019, opens on April 8, it will include over 950 exhibits from leading solution providers and a comprehensive Educational Conference focusing on what's next in best-in-class solutions for manufacturing and supply chain operations. Some of the highlights in store for attendees will include keynotes on blockchain, emerging tech, the supply chain gender gap and “The Profit” Marcus Lemonis.
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CCJ—Transportation companies are investing in new IT systems to fulfill orders with compressed lead times and higher service requirements.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive— Manufacturers around the world are starting to use sensor data and artificial intelligence to optimize energy conservation.
BllombergQuint—Blockchain believers have delivered little more than hype, mostly failing to get it deployed outside the cryptocurrency space where the technology was developed. But a little-noticed U.S. law could change that, bringing the ledger system to the pharmaceutical business.
EBN—As the list of disruptive supply chain technologies explodes, more and more organizations are recognizing the potential competitive advantage of being early adopters. Advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles and robots, and blockchain each have then potential, when implemented well, to help organizations optimize the supply chain.
MHI Blog—As a voluntary program for manufacturers of industrial steel storage racks and of welded wire rack decking, RMI’s R-Mark Certification helps to assure storage rack users that they have selected a product designed, engineered and made by a reputable supplier. But why was such verification necessary in the first place?
Material Handling & Logistics—Multilingual voice controls, the Internet of Things (IoT) and emerging technologies are adding new efficiencies to the modern warehouse in a climate of rising costs, according to a new JLL report. Even as operators introduce more warehouse technology, many are also adding employee quality-of-life enhancements to counteract labor shortages.
SupplyChain247—The days of an ecommerce-dedicated warehouse are over, and warehouse managers must understand the necessity of new systems and processes to create omnichannel warehouses.
SupplyChainBrain—The push for “clean labels” across the food and beverage industry is putting increased pressure on a shipping industry saddled by regulations and lacking an adequate workforce.
Volvo Trucks—Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020.
Putting Customer Data at Companies’ Fingertips
MHISolutionsmag.com—Elizabeth Jamison found the perfect career for her—it just took a bit longer than she initially had expected. Jamison, 33, earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Clemson University in her hometown of Clemson, SC, in 2007 but soon found herself working office jobs that she didn’t particularly like and decided to go back to school….
Supply & Demand Chain Executive—Even though it’s a professional business relationship, a degree of social interaction is essential to help define the relationship between the individuals involved.
Transport Topics—A new federal rule will allow state driver’s licensing agencies to waive the requirement of the commercial learner’s permit test for individuals who worked in a military position that required operating a truck within the last year.
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.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive—NAFTA negotiators are far from finalizing a new trilateral trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada.
SupplyChainBrain—The United States has recently imposed tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods entering the country. The action is already having a trickle-own effect on supply-chain teams and procurement departments.