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Real Genius: The Machines are Getting Smarter

The Internet of Things (IoT) may sound a bit like just another industry buzz word, but it’s not. Nor is it above your tech-knowledge pay grade. Not really, anyway. The phrase was actually coined back in 1999 by British tech […]

Back to the Future: Last Mile Delivery

Sometimes it seems like we’re living in the world of The Jetsons, the 1960s television cartoon series that predicted robotic maids, flying cars, drones and 3-D printed food. But as change sweeps across the supply chain, many innovations are actually […]

Using Analytics to Determine Walmart’s Future DC Operations

Esmaeel Moradi brings a lot of academic firepower to his role as logistics planning manager for Walmart, and that’s a good thing because it’s a pretty demanding job. Since November 2015, Moradi has worked at the company’s headquarters in Bentonville, […]

3D Printing

New Video on MHI View: 3D Printing and the New Material Revolution

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: 3D Printing: The New Material Revolution Most people think of 3D printing as a way to build plastic desk toys. But with new advances in material science and printing […]

Report Released Analyzing Blockchain in Supply Chain

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex Earlier this year, I set about trying to figure out what the heck blockchain actually was and why everyone was talking about it. Because it’s not going away. And apparently Morgan Stanley […]

Amazon Go Closer to Widespread Reality

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex Amazon’s back at it again. Of course. But Bloomberg is reporting that Amazon’s cashierless store is looking close to going live for consumers. Now my Walmart has had self-checkout (technically cashierless) for […]

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