All posts tagged research

Study evaluates the emerging innovations that drive supply chains

by Jeff Woroniecki, MHI EVP, Business Development & Operations There’s a lot of chatter in the supply chain and material handling industries centered on innovation. MHI wanted to separate the buzz from the actual, day-to-day reality experienced by supply chain […]

Emerging Markets – Opportunities & Threats: India

by Sterling J. Scott, Marketing Communications Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_sterling Opportunities Narendra Modi, of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, was recently announced as India’s new Prime Minister, resulting in increased investor confidence in the country. As an emerging market and one […]

Over three quarters of executives predict an increased focus on supply chain sustainability in the next three years

Over three quarters of supply chain executives and operations managers predict their firms will increase their focus on sustainability over the next three years, according to a survey. The poll, conducted by PwC and the APICS Foundation and titled “Sustainable Supply Chains: […]

Demand for workstation cranes and ergonomic lifting equipment is increasing faster than the overall material handling market

Industrial Lift and Hoist magazine recently wrote an article on how safety concerns, the economy and an aging manufacturing and supply chain workforce are increasing the demand for workstation cranes and other ergonomic lifting equipment. According to the article, a […]

New report highlights the major supply chain issues facing retailers today

A new report confirms that the top business challenge facing retailers is unpredictable consumer demand. As consumers gain power, not only do they start shopping in more complex ways, but they expect retailers to be able to fulfill their increasingly […]

Emerging Markets – Opportunities & Threats: Brazil

by Sterling J. Scott, Marketing Communications Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_sterling Opportunities Brazil will take the global spotlight  with the 2014 FIFA World Cup games in June. The country has been preparing for the international men’s soccer tournament for the past seven […]

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