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MHISolutionsmag.com—While the supply chain industry has been traditionally hesitant to embrace new technologies, the promise of significant returns on investments in Internet of Things (IoT) and predictive analysis have many companies gravitating toward these advancements.
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MHI Updates
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on Common Misconceptions about AGVs.

AGVs have quickly become leaders in the movement to Intralogistics 4.0. They are the ideal solution to supplement your human workforce and relocate employees to safer, more rewarding tasks. Unfortunately due to common misconceptions, many operators believe that AGVs aren’t a fit for their facility.
 

 

MHI Blog—Calculating the return on investment (ROI) of an Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) system can be accomplished in a number of ways, so it's important to take the correct approach for your circumstances to get the most precise estimate.
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on Elevate Your Supply Chain Digital Consciousness with the 2019 MHI Annual Industry Report.

In April 2019, MHI will release the 6th edition of its Annual Industry Report. Compiling responses from thousands of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, this year’s report has a special focus on artificial intelligence and digital supply chains.
 

 

  

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Technology and Innovation
Material Handling & Logistics—The Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) has approved its first official standard to help standardize tracking and visibility, the 2019 Location Component Specification.
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Supply Chain Trends
Supply & Demand Chain Executive—Health care industry analytics firm Syft has released a report showing that nearly 50 percent of hospitals are manually processing supply chain data instead of investing in technology to assist in the task.
Modern Materials Handling—Convey, Inc.'s recent study showed that e-commerce customer experience and supply chain teams are not aligned when it comes to the approaches, resources and methods for realizing their goals.
SupplyChain247—Untethering Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) from physical locations to online utilities by moving to a cloud-based solution offers greater accessiblity, efficiency and control.
   
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Manufacturing
EBN—After a month of growth in January, manufacturers slid back in February, with new orders, production and employment decreasing and PMI dropping by 2.4 percentage points, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
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Transportation
Supply Chain Drive—Shippers and carriers disagreed on a number of points during sessions at the recent TPM 2019 conference in Long Beach, Calif. The parties might be best served finding common ground ahead of impending International Maritime Organization regulations.
   
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United Material Handling, Inc.
   
Education & Professional Development
ThomasNet—In line with demand for more qualified and technologically proficient employees, more and more colleges are offering courses and degrees in supply chain studies and logistics.
Workforce
Supply Chain Management Review—Baby boomers are retiring and leaving the positions they once held vacant, and the manufacturing and supply chain industries are not exempt to the effects of this mass exodus of qualified workers.
  
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
SupplyChainBrain—These six supply chain strategies will help companies appeal to a new generation of conscientious and informed consumers.