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New Supply Chain Automation Technician Certification Supports Workforce Supply

Driven by COVID-19, the supply chain is seeing an increase in automation technology needed to keep up with a long-term shift towards e-commerce (orders shipped directly to consumers out of large distribution centers). The act of shopping online is not […]

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New video on MHI View: Increasing Flexibility with Robots

Robots have become a common addition to the DC. Not only are they now more affordable, but they also allow you to increase the flexibility of your operation. Now in distribution centers where smaller direct-to-consumer shipments are processed, being flexible […]

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Software that Unlocks the Power of Automation

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine By John Paxton, MHI COO/CEO Designate It’s no secret that the ongoing labor shortage and consumers’ desire for ever-shorter delivery times have combined to pose a challenge for supply chains. These trends, combined with the […]

Exploring the Use of Robotics in the Final 50 Feet of Delivery

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine New sophisticated solutions are being developed to optimize the last leg of the delivery journey: the final 50 feet. It was at the Urban Freight Lab at the University of Washington that supply chain experts […]

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New Video on MHI View: MHI Next-Gen Supply Chain Update: Automation

79% of this year’s Annual Industry Report survey respondents believe that artificial intelligence or AI will become a supply chain core competency within only three years. Investment in supply chain innovation is at a critical inflection point and falling behind […]

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With Workforce Challenges Prompting Greater Interest In Robots, MHI’s New Robotics Industry Group Offers Resources

By MHI Industry Group, Warehouse Automation Although robotics technology already plays a significant role in the automation of distribution centers and warehouses—and several established MHI industry groups focus on areas within the material handling industry that utilize robotics—recent trends prompted […]

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