MHI Newswire
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Top Story— After six consecutive years of conducting a survey of 1,000-plus industry leaders about their awareness of and investment in ground-breaking supply chain innovations, MHI and the Deloitte Consulting LLP research team have conclusively determined that the age of the digital supply chain is here. The sixth MHI Annual Industry Report explores the stages and growth of digital technology adoption and, new this year, includes a self-assessment tool for measuring your supply chain digital consciousness index (DCI).

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MHI Updates
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on Digital Business Transformation: Processes.

Consumers have become the driving force behind industrial advancement. Expectations for quick, convenient and inexpensive solutions are constantly putting pressure on the supply chain to perform at a higher capacity than ever before. 


MHI Blog— Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. The focus is on three main areas: Management Leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to find and fix hazards.


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MHI Blog— MHI member companies have the opportunity to join any of MHI’s Product or Solutions Groups. Product Groups share information and conduct research to stay at the forefront of their industry. Solutions Groups bring MHI members together with equipment and systems users to collaborate and address common challenges and opportunities in manufacturing and the supply chains in a “safe harbor” environment. MHI currently has 16 groups that work hard every day to help better their industry. Here’s what they’ve been up to this July.

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Vidir Inc.
Technology and Innovation

Tech Target—Blockchain's use of energy is proving to be a problem in supply chains, but why? Experts are diving into the issue and providing insight on two key factors: computation and speed.

Global Trade—With the new IoT-powered supply chain, the industry can now track goods from anywhere, at any time, on a global scale, transforming the modern supply chain as we know it. IoT-powered smart logistics solutions have no longer become a ‘nice to have’ option, but a critical necessity.

How would you solve this: Clipboards in the Warehouse
Small and medium sized companies are expanding and growing but still managing inventory and orders on spreadsheets and clipboards. With new growth, are systems still viable? What advice would you give these companies?
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Supply Chain Trends

New Equipment Digest—From shipment tracking systems to drones to unmanned robots for delivering the last mile services, logistics is undergoing a rapid transformation.

Supply Chain Management Review—During the past few years, blockchain technology has shown great potential to disrupt existing supply chain finance solutions because it can increase the efficiency of invoice processing and provide more transparent and secure transactions.

FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Ideal Warehouse Innovations

TED Magazine—Turning great ideas into actionable items that can be realized takes discipline, a weighted grid analysis, putting the customer first and, interestingly, restraint. The restraint has to do with the number of ideas on the table. Distributors should focus on implementing just three ideas at a time if they want them to succeed.

Leadership—Social media platforms can improve collaboration, but businesses need to be careful about overuse and swamping customers and employees. To avoid a communications overload, use an approach that balances user experience, popularity and flexibility, combined with enterprise control, security and resilience.

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Truckinginfo—Trucking industry revenues jumped to $796.7 billion in 2018, up from $700.1 billion in the previous year, according to American Trucking Associations’ annual ATA American Trucking Trends 2019 report.

Engineering Innovation
United Material Handling, Inc.
SBA—In the course of your search for your next employee, be sure you don’t run afoul of federal and state rules. If you go about it the wrong way, you not only can lose out on hiring the next best employee, but can be exposed to possible legal action against you. Here are federal and state rules to observe so you can hire wisely.
MHI’s new Career Forum enables manufacturing and supply chain professionals to view current job postings of MHI member companies. Go to to find the perfect opportunity for you.
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.

Business Intelligence Group—The Business Intelligence Group announced the winners in the 2019 Sustainability Awards program. The Sustainability Awards honor those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. One of the winners, in the Sustainability Hero of the Year (Executive) category, is Hanko Kiessner, founder and CEO of MHI member Packsize International (who shares some of his insight in the upcoming issue of MHI Solutions).

Global Trade

Supply Chain Dive—The tariffs will come as importers ramp up shipments for peak season, creating the potential to disrupt global supply chains and trade flows for the remainder of the year. The 10% tariffs are on $300 billion worth of goods from China, also known as list four.