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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 […]

The Industry 4.0 ‘Horse Is Out of the Barn’

Industry 4.0—incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) into intelligent industrial machines—is set to transform the fulfillment process, greatly boosting visibility, efficiency and accuracy of shipments, and in turn, customer satisfaction and everyone’s bottom line. IoT is “a fait accompli,” says […]

Turntables Reduce Worker Strain and Increase Productivity

The constant moving required of workers engaged in manual material handling (MMH) can cause injury. One particularly stressful movement is reaching out or forward from the body while lifting. In fact, the likelihood of injury when reaching out is greater […]

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