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MHISolutionsmag.com—As retailers and manufacturers strive to meet fulfillment and distribution challenges in today’s competitive e-commerce market, companies must evaluate the pros and cons of handling these tasks in-house versus outsourcing to a third-party logistics (3PL) partner. Cost savings, quality control, transparency and safety are key reasons to handle e-fulfillment in-house, while access to expertise, faster-to-market, new product testing, small volume and investment in up-to-date technology are reasons to outsource.

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MHI Updates
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on Worker Safety: Costs and Quality.

Safety has benefits far beyond moral obligation and compliance. When integrated into your operations as a key indicator of quality, safety will save money in the long-term.
 
 

MHI Blog—As a young professional, you are more often than not the victim of a bad meeting and not the protagonist. To help you learn to navigate those waters, the MHI Young Professionals Network invites you to join them for a webinar, “Meetings Don’t Have to Suck!” on Friday, June 14 at noon EDT.

  

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MHI Blog—Each May, OSHA holds an annual “National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls.” Across the nation and around the world, employers and employees voluntarily stop working to focus on safety concerns surrounding falls from elevation, which in construction is a height of six feet or higher. This year, MHI’s CHM Alliance and several of our member companies took part in the campaign by promoting the event on social media using #StandDown4Safety and #LiftSafe.

   
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MHISolutionsmag.com –Robotics and other types of advanced technology not only can serve to improve the efficiency and productivity of overall supply chain operations but can “supercharge” the productivity of individual workers, allowing them to better reach their potential.

Supply Chain Management Review—It seems that most everywhere you look in the past couple of months there are robots. And they are almost always doing something new.

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Supply Chain Trends

SupplyChain247—The business benefits from drones are significant and immediate given low capital expenditure and infrastructure investments, access to off-the-shelf drone hardware and SaaS-based solutions for warehouse operations, FlytBase, an enterprise drone automation company, shares its learnings from customer engagements to help drive broader adoption of drones by warehouses

Modern Materials Handling—The market for factory simulation software products will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11% to reach US$4.1 billion for over 172,000 users in 2030, according to ABI Research.

   
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Manufacturing

MHI Blog—Last-in/first-out (LIFO) pushback racking systems (like the vast majority of industrial steel storage rack systems) are designed for use with specific pallet types, loads and rack configurations. For that reason, it is critically important to ensure that operators only load the pushback system with pallets approved for use within it. Not doing so can negatively impact the system’s safety, structural integrity and smooth operation because it increases the risk of a pallet not being seated securely on the cart within its lane.

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Transportation
  

SupplyChainBrain—The United States is experiencing a capacity crisis—with roughly 10 loads to be shipped for every easily accessible truck—and shippers are scrambling to be able to service their customers without breaking the bank on every shipment.

   
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United Material Handling, Inc.
   
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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.

FreightWaves –Freight may be slowing, but truck driver pay is not as fleets continue to grapple with an economy near full employment. According to the National Survey of Driver Wages (NSDW) report for the first quarter of 2019, driver wage growth has slowed slightly, but pay changes rank as substantial, the National Transportation Institute (NTI), which produced the report, said.

   
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Sustainability
  

ThomasNet—Short-termism refers to the prioritizing of immediate needs over medium- to long-term strategy. Unfortunately, supply chain sustainability is often regarded as a long-term challenge rather than a business imperative.

Global Trade

Supply & Demand Chain Executive—Logistics operators are bracing themselves as some importers have considered moving goods more quickly from Mexico to get ahead of new tariffs that are expected to take place June 10.