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preventing service interruptions

New Video on MHI View: Preventing Service Interruptions

MHI view just released a new video – Preventing Service Interruptions. As much time and energy as it takes to avoid service interruptions, having a consistent flow of work that gets product to consumers on time is essential to your bottom […]

The Growing Role of 3PLs

“Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL,” said J. Paul Dittman, executive director, Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee. “3PLs have expanded dramatically within the fundamentals of transportation and warehousing, but they’ve gone much beyond that. It’s […]

Firms Look to Transportation and Logistics to Improve Speed, Efficiency and Cost Savings

by George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer, MHI | @mhi_ceo Modern business is changing, and our industry is no exception. Transportation and logistics, specifically, is transforming as businesses look to improve speed and efficiency. This issue of MHI Solutions tackles how to […]

Horse Passports and Temporary Furniture: Olympic Supply Chain

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex As the Olympics come to a close, the heat of competition dies down and some (*cough, cough* me) become a bit reflective. Networks spend all this time showing us backstory and talking […]

Amazon Unveils Branded Cargo Jet for Prime Air

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex As Amazon continues to expand its offerings to increase and maintain its customer base, it may be looking to take more control over how it ships its orders. On August 4th, Amazon […]

U.S. East Coast Ports Could Gain 10 Percent Additional Share Following Panama Canal Expansion

Following the Panama Canal expansion next year, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the U.S. from East Asia could shift from West Coast ports to East Coast ports by 2020, according to new research conducted by The Boston […]

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