New Video on MHI View: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption

The distribution centers of the future are likely to be largely automated. But while it’s a benefit in the short term for productivity, widespread adoption of automation could have longer term impacts. In this video, Jason Schenker, President of Prestige Economics, explains how the growth in e-commmerce sales has lead to a supply chain labor shortage. View the full video to learn what future chains supply chains look like and how they will impact the economy and create new opportunities.

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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