MHI to preview new report on next-Generation Supply Chains during ProMat keynote

MHI will preview the 2017 Annual Industry Report-Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On during the April 5 Keynote at ProMat.

During the keynote, Scott Sopher, the principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Supply Chain practice will join George W. Prest, CEO of MHI to present the findings of the 2017 report that details the nine innovations that are driving this change from traditional to digital supply chains. This is the fourth MHI Annual Industry Report released by MHI in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting.

Eighty percent of 2017 survey respondents say that digital supply chains will be the predominant model within just five years. View the preview video on the report’s findings below.

During the ProMat keynote, Prest and Sopher will be joined by a panel of manufacturing and supply chain professionals to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings. Panelists include:
–Amy T. Augustine, Senior Manager, Reverse Logistics, U.S. Cellular
–Venkat Venkataramani, Director CoE for Digital Supply Chain, SA, SAP
–Alan Amling, Vice President of Corporate Strategy, UPS
–Randy V Bradley, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, University of Tennessee
–Stacey Hodoh, Global Vice President, Distribution Operations at Walmart Canada
–Mario Adamy, Vice President of Distribution Operations, Albertsons
–Jay Kim, Chief Strategy Officer, Upskill

The keynote will take place on April 5 at 8:45 AM in the Grand Ballroom (S100) of McCormick Place South in Chicago. The complete report will be available for download on April 5 at

ProMat will be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from April 3-6, 2017. To attend ProMat and this keynote, register at