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MHI Career and Technical Educators Summit

Highlights From the 9th Annual MHI Career and Technical Educators Summit

The 9th annual MHI Career and Technical Educators Summit occurred July 10-15, 2017 in Charlotte, NC, with a record attendance of 37 attendees from 14 different states. Attendees included instructors and program directors from high schools, technical schools, and community colleges […]

Material Handling Teachers Institute

Educators Share Takeaways From the 2017 Material Handling Teachers Institute

The 2017 Material Handling Teachers Institute (MHTI) was hosted by Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon on July 24-28, 2017. The event included 25 current and future educators in material handling, logistics and supply chain operations from all across the country. This […]

MHI Student Days

MHI Student Days Winners Shadow Earvin “Magic” Johnson

This year’s Student Days at ProMat 2017 brought a lifetime opportunity for students Gavin Peterson and Nigel Hammett. On April 5th, 2017, Peterson and Hammett joined three other high school- and university-level students (Gerard Josse de Lisle, Sara Josse de […]

5+1 Ways to Stay Motivated When You’re Struggling at Work

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex Happy Monday Internet! *blows party horn* This blog is here to bring you the informative, the wacky, and occasionally the helpful. Today we’re going to try something from the third category. Supply […]

Training Students for Warehousing Jobs Supports Local Economy

Think about the last item you purchased online. Chances are that item has been through a distribution center where humans are working along side robots to satisfy an increasing demand for fast delivery. More jobs are needed to fill the […]


APICS Rolls Out Expanded Supply Chain STEM Educational Outreach Program

In our 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report, one of the key problems in material handling and supply chain that our survey respondents identified was a lack of new or qualified workers, or the talent/skills gap. APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, […]

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