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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 […]

Specialty Delivery Continues to Grow in Urban Centers

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex Grocery delivery has been well-known and widely utilized service in Europe for a while. For example, major British grocery stores like Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, and Tesco all offer delivery of fresh groceries that […]

Challenges for the Economy and Material Handling in 2017, With Picture Brightening in 2018

By Jason Schenker, CFP®, ERP®, CVA®, Prestige Economics, LLC Slow global growth, Brexit fallout, oil and gas credit risks and U.S. election fallout continue to present risks for the year ahead. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported global growth at […]

Industry News Bites that May Affect Supply Chain

Supply chain and material handling are industries that live in a dichotomy. They will always be needed, but the accelerated pace of change in technology creates strange obsolescences that the industries have to quickly adapt to. Here are three news […]


Happy World Standards Day 2016!

Did you know today is World Standards Day? World Standards Day was launched in 1970 and is recognized and celebrated by nations around the world. The holiday celebrates the important role of stakeholders across the entire standards community including business leaders, industry, academia and […]

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