All posts tagged supply chain sustainability

7 Ways IIoT is Making Supply Chain Smarter and More Sustainable

When the 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On” was released last April, it included—for the first time—research and insight into the Internet of Things (IoT). Defined by the report as “the use of the […]

Forklift Revolution: Sustainable, Easier to Maintain and Autonomous

Even a casual browser passing through the lift truck exhibits at ProMat 2017 could clearly see that today’s load handlers are packing every bit as much technology as today’s consumer cars. And not just operator amenities like integrated cup holders […]

Platinum Rewards: Reducing Carbon Footprint Makes Bottom-Line Sense

I would argue that 2017 is the year of supply chain sustainability,” says Lisa Geason-Bauer, chief communications and sustainability officer for MHI member Eco-Latch Systems, makers of Box Latch Products. She point out that sustainability has become a key theme […]

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Smart City Logistics: Trends in Sustainable Last-Mile Deliveries

Last-mile deliveries to consumers and merchants in urban areas pose a variety of challenges for logistics companies. Today’s consumers have very high expectations when it comes to product deliveries. “There are a lot of customers today that expect the delivery […]

Sustainable Supply Chains Are Driving Competitive Advantage

by George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI. As more and more customers, investors and employees demand them, sustainable business practices are becoming an integral part of what makes a company and their products unique and valuable. Today, best-in-class supply […]

New Video on MHI View: Big Trends in Sustainability

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: Big Trends in Sustainability More and more, manufacturing and supply chain industry leaders are looking for ways to streamline operations and better manage resources such as energy. Learn how […]

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