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Global Trade Mag—Adopting machine learning in supply chains is critical for companies to stay competitive in the long run. Machine learning can be used to detect issues in the supply chain before they disrupt the business. Plus, if you get the algorithms right, the benefits of using machine learning are innumerable.
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MHI Updates
As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on Regulatory Challenges in Healthcare Logistics.
Keeping a supply chain running smoothly can be a challenge. When you are dealing with the healthcare industry, the demands are higher and the margin for error is significantly smaller.


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As part of MHI view's ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on How NORD Is Saving Time, Money & Energy for Material Handling Facilities Worldwide.

NORD can improve conveyor and elevator applications with smoothly synchronized gearmotors driven by our modular drive electronics. Do your drive solutions need an upgrade? Talk to the NORD pros:

Western Pacific Storage Solutions, Inc.
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Technology and Innovation— Overhead hoists are used in manufacturing and warehousing facilities to lift, lower, handle and move loads. For safe operation, regular hoist inspections are critical. Unfortunately, some companies wait until there is an accident before they recognize the importance of committing to a hoist inspection program.
Inbound Logistics—The Internet of Things (IoT) captures location, temperature, moisture, pressure, and other data that can be crucial to properly managing your supply chain.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods — Many of today’s automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) offer better visualization and the ability to handle variability, variety and high volume at higher speeds.
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
MHI Blog—Committing to regular, routine inspections of industrial steel storage racking is a key measure toward ensuring the safety and performance of a rack structure. To help rack owners and facility operators perform such inspections, RMI’s recent ProMat 2019 presentation, “Storage Rack Safety 101,” includes a checklist of areas to examine.
Modern Materials Handling—A new report from Future Market Insights (FMI) investigates the collaborative robots market and finds that the global collaborative robots market is anticipated to experience substantial growth over the forecast period.
Fast Company—Are you addicted to online returns? As a former returns junkie myself, let me explain what it looks like.
Forbes — Walk into the Decathlon sporting goods store on Market Street in San Francisco and you will find yourself face to face with Tally. She is tall and slender, and has a winning smile—she smiles with her eyes.
FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Ideal Warehouse Innovations
DC Velocity—CSCMP EDGE keynote speaker Jeremy Gutsche urges conference attendees to understand why they are resistant to change and adopt exercises that will help them become more open to new ideas.
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Material Handling & Logistics—A new California law could wipe out truck driver owner-operators in that state, along with independent contractors working in occupations ranging from movie production to computer programmers, and is expected to drive up logistics costs and make a growing truck driver shortage worse.
CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly—Last year ocean shipping rates spiked as demand increased in response to anticipated tariffs. This year the industry prepares to deal with new fuel regulations and digital innovations.
Engineering Innovation
United Material Handling, Inc.
Education & Professional Development

MIT Sloan Management Review—In the new world of work, we may not know for sure which jobs will be destroyed and what will be created, but one thing is clear: Everyone, whatever their age, will at some point have to spend time either re-skilling (learning new skills for a new position) or upskilling (learning current tasks more deeply).

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.
MIT Sloan Management Review—The key to withstanding the disruptive forces of digitization and retooling your enterprise for a new era of competition will not be found in updated systems, snazzy algorithms, or the AI of everything. Yet all too many leaders have yet to recognize this.
Kinetic Technologies,Inc.
Global Trade

Global Trade Mag—Foreign trade zones provide economic incentives to companies importing or exporting international goods. After several years of decline in zone activity largely related to a downturn in the petroleum sector, strong increases in all major categories were logged in 2017, the last year for which numbers are available.

 SDC Executive—The United States is delaying another scheduled tariff hike on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports, potentially cooling down trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.
Supply Chain Dive—The new NAFTA, formally known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA), would help streamline cross-border shipments and create uniformity for supply chains in North America, panelists told attendees at the CSCMP Edge conference in Anaheim, California, Monday.