All posts tagged material handling

Economics and Material Handling

With everything happening in the world (looking at you Brexit) the economy continues to shift a bit unpredictably, which can be hard to keep up with as companies try to please customers and turn a profit. While China has been […]

Uncertainty and Downside Risks to Growth for Material Handling

There have been three red flags highlighting downside risks to growth and the U.S. economy for the better part of a year: manufacturing, energy and finance. These red flags were the impetus behind my recent book, Recession-Proof: How to Survive […]

2016 Outlook: Challenges Ahead for U.S. Manufacturing, Material Handling and Growth

The outlook for U.S. economic growth in 2016 and 2017 softened in the second half of 2015, as forward-looking manufacturing and material handling data reflected a significant slowdown in activity. While U.S. manufacturing has weakened, the U.S. service sector has […]

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. Supports Our Rising Stars in Supply Chain

MHI understands that the future in supply chain relies on education. This is why The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) works to promote the study of material handling, logistics and supply chain by exposing students and educators to the industry through financial support. […]

Europeans and the U.S. Roadmap

By Gary Forger, MHI Managing Director of Professional Development About a year ago, a copy of The U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics made its way into the hands of supply chain leaders at P&G. After reading it, they […]

Synchronizing Two Hoists Eases Handling of Long Loads

Hoists operate simultaneously with stepless variable speed control to ensure safe and efficient material handling. Lifting and moving long and bulky loads can often present a problem in industrial or manufacturing material handling applications but member companies of the Hoist […]

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