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Jason Schenker

Jason Schenker to Give Economic Outlook at the MHI Annual Conference

At the 2017 MHI Annual Conference keynote and top-ranked economist Jason Schenker, will share his short-term and long-term economic forecasts for the material handling and supply chain industry. Meet Jason Schenker Jason Schenker is the most accurate financial futurist in the […]

Manufacturers should prepare for potential supply chain disruption with trade policy in flux

The current climate of trade policy uncertainty is making it more important than ever for manufacturers to understand and plan for potential supply chain disruption according to a new report from PwC. The report, “The new US trade policy era: […]

Manufacturing Returns to US

New Video on MHI View: The Return of Manufacturing to the US

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Return of Manufacturing to the US Customers are demanding quick deliveries which has created a need for fast fulfillment and automated solutions. One solution for reducing fulfillment […]

Textiles: Two Technology-Related Trends Surface as Market Grows

The textile industry in the United States is in the midst of a phoenix-like rise from the ashes. After 650 textile plants closed in the U.S. between 1997 and 2009, jobs and profits are coming back. According to the National […]

Retailers Respond to Customer Delivery Expectations

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex Obviously this topic has been on my mind lately (see Tuesday and Wednesday), since I’ve been ordering new stuff for my apartment (I’m finally getting some furniture, y’all!), but the last couple […]

Retailers Affected by More Than Move Toward Online Shopping

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex We end up touching on Amazon pretty regularly at the MHI Blog headquarters – that’s because what they are doing tends to set the standard for supply chain delivery. Whether we like […]

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