All posts in Supply Chain

Microsoft Revamping for Next-Generation Supply Chain

In the 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report, we talked about next-generation supply chains – they’re digital, always on, and produce on demand. And it’s here. It’s not some future thing that we need to think about someday. It’s not some […]

Standards: Back to School with Roadmap 2.0

This fall, the Class of 2030 started kindergarten, and this past June, the Class of 2017, who started kindergarten in 2004, graduated from high school. While the Class of 2017 mastered reading, writing and arithmetic, we endured the Great Recession, […]

The future to which blockchains belong is coming fast for supply chains

Michael J. Casey, senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, just wrote a thought-provoking article on how blockchains will turn supply chains into demand chains. He argues that the value of blockchain technology offers to supply chains […]

The Importance of Hoist Safety

The safe use and application of a hoist will go a long way to reducing workplace injuries. All too often, hoist-related accidents could have been prevented by providing comprehensive training to the operators and through proper hoist inspection and maintenance. […]

Supply Chain Costumes – DIY Edition

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex Y’all, I love Halloween. So does my cube buddy. We’ve been chatting about our prep for this most glorious holiday. We got the candy covered. I wrote about that last year. But […]

Material Handling Equipment Donations Create Hands-On Experience for Career & Technical Education Students

It’s the problem on everyone’s mind. Getting a trained, or at least trainable supply chain workforce is a problem; retaining them is just as hard. We had multiple sessions on it recently at the 2017 MHI Annual Conference. In an article […]

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