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Industry Focus Q2 2021: Retail

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine One of the first casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic was in-person shopping. With mandatory shutdowns of non-essential retail and customers fearful about being in public, necessities moved to e-commerce. As the pandemic lingered, it shifted […]

Can We Conquer Semiconductor Constraints?

There’s a tough road ahead for U.S. firms trying to diversify away from Taiwan chipmakers. According to a recent article from CNBC, Asian countries produce more than 70% of global semiconductors and U.S. tech firms rely on Taiwanese contract manufactures […]

COVID-19 Impact on Global Economic Landscape

COVID-19 has put much of the global population in partial or total lockdown. The short-term effect on supply chains, consumer demand and employment rates is evident, but the long-term impact on international trade, global supply chains and the global economy remains […]

Don’t Miss Jason Schenker’s COVID-19 Economic Update Webinars

Jason Schenker, President of Prestige Economics and Chairman of the Futurist Institute has been providing MHI members bi-weekly economic update webinars throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Schenker also provides exclusive reports via email to MHI members. The feedback has been very […]

Economic Market Analysis: The Past Is Prologue

Article from MHI Solutions The material handling industry first came together during the conflict of the Second World War to form the organization we know as MHI. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of material handling and supply chain has […]

Agile Supply Chains Win In Spending Boom During COVID-19

How is the U.S. economy surviving during the COVID-19 pandemic? With the government enforcing stay at home orders and the closing of business with phased re-openings, you might think that the U.S. economy was hanging on by a thread! In […]

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