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Solving the Supply Chain Technician Shortage

Supply chain technicians and mechanics are estimated to number nearly 2.4 million in the U.S. By 2025, this number will grow by 11 percent. In addition to the new growth, companies are expected to replace about 22 percent of members […]

Today’s Supply Chain Management Curriculum Reflects the Demands of Industry. It Has To.

The concept of supply chain management is itself manifest of an ongoing evolution in business. No longer is product development, procurement, production, logistics or transportation operating in a vacuum, but as integrated and fundamentally interconnected processes. For many firms that […]

Automation Adds Safety

When Bob Hoffman began working with integrated robotic welding systems in the early 1980s, there were limited safety precautions. “The robot cell safety equipment would be a waist-high railing with a sign on a gate warning of the dangers, no […]

Math prevents foodborne illness

Food and Beverage Industry Undergoing Transformation

Food and beverage has undergone a transformation in recent years. More flavors of the same product. Different sizes and promotional packaging. Changing ingredients to meet consumers’ preferences. While these trends have been changing what consumers see on the store shelves, […]

Industry 4.0

Automation Creates Jobs and Raises Wages

In December 21, 2016, the New York Times ran an article titled, “The Long-Term Jobs Killer Is Not China. It’s Automation.” It repeated across its 1,250 words the assertion that automation is bad news for the worker. This is demonstrably […]

Universities Embrace Challenge of Developing Top Supply Chain Talent, Design Targeted Programs with Holistic View

By Angela Jenkins, MHI Director of Career & Technical Education | @mhi_angela The struggle to fill supply chain job openings with qualified candidates at every level has been widely documented and reported over the last few years. Supply chain management […]

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