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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 […]

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 […]

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