All posts in Supply Chain

House Cat versus Leopard

Retailers with IT and Omni-channel Handling are Winning

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex As places where busy shoppers could get it all at once, Sears and Kmart used to be major players in the retail industry. However, recent announcements for waves of store closings have […]


Flexibility and Agility are Essential in an Omni-Channel Business Model

Consumer-centric” is the key to success in today’s omni-channel environment. As retailers strive to meet consumer demand for a seamless shopping experience across all channels—brick and mortar locations and online—the winners will be material handling professionals who understand the need […]

Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

By Carol Miller, MHI Vice President of Marketing and Communications While the term “Industry 4.0” is appearing more frequently both in mainstream media and on the minds of corporate leaders worldwide, its meaning—or its ultimate impact—aren’t well understood. To help […]

Digital Disruption is Changing Supply Chains

Make no mistake, the digital supply chain is a reality. Markets are demanding not only efficiency but also agility and flexibility from modern supply chains. Digital is the key to that. Best-in-class supply chains are successfully combining enabling technologies to drive […]

Five Mind Numbing Facts about the Supply Chain during the Holidays

Okay, so… confession time. These facts aren’t really mind-numbing. We needed a theme that fit in with the whole winter thing. But I swear I tried! I even googled “boring supply chain facts.” I just couldn’t find any. So kudos […]

Amazon Promotes STEM Toys in an Easy-to-pick-from List

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex If you meet me, you’ll soon discover that I love Amazon. I pay for Prime and I use it so hard. Much of my house is populated with things that magically appear […]

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