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What to Ask When Shopping for Ergonomic and Safety Equipment

When there are ergonomic issues in a plant, there are most likely production bottlenecks, waste or even lost time injuries. Since there is usually more than one way to solve a material handling (MH) problem, finding the best ergonomic solution […]

Accelerating Real-World Supply Chain Solutions Through Collaboration

By Matthew Smurr, MHI Senior Director, Groups | @MHI_MattS If the sharing economy came to supplier/vendor-customer relations, the speed of product development based on rapid information transfer would dramatically rise. The typical approach to research and discovery by those seeking a […]

The Shared Economy and the Omnichannel Supply Chain

B2B, distributed inventory networks and “less than truckload” shipping: Could uberization of the supply process be next? “We have seen the advent of the shar­ing economy explode—the concept that companies don’t necessarily need to own the entirety of their supply chain,” […]

Intelligent Robots Offer a Competitive Edge

The use of automation and robotics in the supply chain is not new, but it is increas­ingly identified as both a disruptive force and a competitive advantage by supply chain leaders. In the 2016 MHI Annual Industry Report, 51 percent […]

Not Your Grandfather’s Lift

While there are many standard lifts being manufactured by the industry, there are also applications using lifts that the industry may not think about. Today, it is not just about palletizing and de-palletizing. Recently, MHI Solutions spoke with lift manufacturers and asked […]

Technology is Driving Digital, Always-On Supply Chains

by George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI | @mhi_ceo Innovation is transforming traditional, linear supply chains into ones that are more connected, intelligent, scalable, nimble—and digital. Sensors are enabling data collection, advancements in computing power have improved predictive analytics, and […]

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