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Firms dusting off Platform Life Cycle Management to deal with supply chain complexity

The modern, global economy has exponentially increased supply chain complexity, making it a challenge for firms to adapt, increase efficiency and maintain profits. As a result, some firms have turned to Platform Life Cycle Management (PLCM) to drive new supply […]

Applying Lean Principles to the Distribution Center

The ultimate goal of lean is to provide outstanding value to the customer through a flawless creation process that has zero waste. Companies that work toward these outcomes are more successful and competitive – so scrutinizing your processes using lean as […]

4 Fun Facts about the Supply Chain and the 4th of July

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator | @mhi_alex This year marks 240 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, so we thought we’d bring you four fun facts for the 4th of July and how the stuff […]

What to Ask When Shopping for Ergonomic and Safety Equipment

When there are ergonomic issues in a plant, there are most likely production bottlenecks, waste or even lost time injuries. Since there is usually more than one way to solve a material handling (MH) problem, finding the best ergonomic solution […]

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