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MHI Next-Gen Supply Chain Update: Connecting Talent and Technology

The talent gap has long been a top concern in our industry and MHI’s 2020 Annual Industry Report aims to address this holistically focusing on the areas of digital adoption, workplace culture, continuous learning and re-skilling. This episode of The Next Gen Supply Chain Update series focuses on the relationship between talent and technology and how companies can leverage each to make gains with the other. Manufacturing and supply chain jobs have traditionally faced a stigma of being low pay repetitive and labor-intensive, but our industry has changed rapidly in recent years and so have the jobs that support it. The growth of e-commerce has put immense strain on human powered supply chains and industry leaders like Amazon have skyrocketed customer expectations. As a result, companies are investing heavily in innovative technologies to develop the agile and transparent supply chains they need to remain competitive. The good news is, with this new wave of digital adoption Supply chain jobs are becoming more tech forward and are now a more exciting career choice for younger workers. Automated Solutions are eliminating monotonous and repetitive tasks and are opening up new more appealing positions that leverage cutting-edge software and technology.

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MHI view episodes also focus on the following supply chain technologies:
–Inventory and network optimization tools
–Sensors and automatic identification
–Cloud computing and storage
–Robotics and automation
–Predictive analytics
-Wearable and mobile technology
-3D Printing

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