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MHISolutionsmag.com—Most breakthroughs in the automotive industry impact the material handling side of this industry, but some trends have a more direct impact—such as sensors and self-driving options.

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MHI Updates

MHI Blog—Released at ProMat 2019, the Rack Manufacturers Institute’s newest infographic offers an overview of the different available types of industrial storage racking and decking. It also details the benefits of each type of equipment, and the breadth of resources available from the RMI.

As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on the Emerging Risks of Blockchain Technology.
 
The amount of time, energy and computational costs necessary to break modern encryption, especially blockchain, is an essentially futile exercise. But another emerging technology, quantum computing, has the potential to threaten blockchain's unalterable ledgers. 

  

MHI Blog—In 2019, MHI will offer two regional opportunities for career and technical educators across the country to learn the latest teaching techniques, instruction materials and partnership opportunities to advance their career and technical education (CTE) programs: Pittsburgh, PA, July 8-11 and Charlotte, NC, July 29-August 1. Registration will open later this spring.

  

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The National Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event that allows employers to get together with their employees for an honest conversation about workplace and fall hazards in an effort to reinforce fall prevention. In 2017, 366 of 971 construction fatalities recorded were caused by falls from elevation.

   
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Vidir Inc.
   
Technology and Innovation

Supply & Demand Chain Executive—Real-time visibility into a supply chain has quickly gone from being a nice-to-have to an absolute requirement for doing business.

  

Supply Chain 24-7—Blockchain can transition supply chain management to a sharing economy where people and companies reduce waste and decouple growth from the consumption of finite resources, becoming more sustainable and profitable at the same time.

Supply Chain Dive—Only 14% of supply chain professionals say their company is using autonomous vehicles or drones, and 36% say they plan to begin using the technology within the next five years, but 32% say they are unlikely to adopt the technology, according to the 2019 MHI Annual Industry Report.

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Supply Chain Trends

Transport Topics—While trucking firms generate massive amounts of data, they don’t necessarily have the expertise to handle and interpret it.

Material Handling & Logistics—Supply chain finance can improve cash flow by allowing buyers to optimize cash conversion cycle by focusing strategically on payment terms with their suppliers.

   
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
      
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Manufacturing

Industry Week – The source of manufacturing’s image problem is a lack of training and job security.

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Transportation

Supply Chain 24-7—Drivers are scarce, costs are way up and rate increases will largely fall on those shippers that don’t unclog their supply chains in this “good, not great” less-than-truckload market.

   
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United Material Handling, Inc.
   
Workforce

Inbound Logistics—There are many initiatives that can be adopted to attract and retain top talent. Here are three key aspects to consider while looking to hire candidates.

  
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.

Fast Company—Just one engagement survey can destroy the company culture you’ve worked to create. Here are simple tweaks to your survey that will change your measurement of employee engagement.

   
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
   
Sustainability
  

Reverse Logistics—A circular economy is  an alternate to the standard linear economy in which  resources are kept in use for as long as possible, extracting the utmost worth from them while in use, then recovering and regenerating merchandise and materials at the end of their service life.

Global Trade

Material Handling & Logistics—Supply chains will have to adapt to shifts in the global landscape brought on by political issues, terrorism and natural disasters.