MHI Next-Gen Supply Chain Update: Tapping into the Value of Supply Chain Data
The talent shortage has long been a top concern in our industry and MHI’s 2020 Annual Industry Report aims to address this holistically. It provides recommendations on how companies can adopt new innovations, establish positive culture, standardize processes, and provide continuous training to reskill, recruit and retain their workforce. A key...
AI Applications for Picking and Sortation
Picking and sorting are some of the most labor-intensive jobs in distribution centers. With e-commerce continuing to grow, systems quickly become more complicated. AI-enhanced robots are quickly becoming a feasible solution for picking and sorting in distribution centers.
Emerging Use Cases for Collaborative Robots
Demands for faster, more efficient service continue to rise throughout the supply chain. To combat this, more operations are turning to robotics and automation to augment their workforce.
MHI 2020 Spring Update
MHI’s commitment to deliver member value drives every initiative in each value center. Here’s a brief overview on our progress so far this year.
COVID-19 Update from the American Logistics Aid Network
COVID-19 has facilitated the need to re-imagine every aspect of our supply chain. Kathy Fulton and Mark Richards from the American Logistics Aid Network comment on the current situation and offer best practices and resources for moving forward.
UNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT: The Three Megatrends Impacting the Past, Present and Future of Commerce
At MODEX 2020, Jim Tompkins, founder and chairman of Tompkins International, delivered a presentation about the trajectory of commerce. He identified three megatrends that will define the future of fulfillment, and how they can be planned for using a strategy called VUCA.
Embracing the Digital Mindset: Connecting Data, Talent and Technology in Digital Supply Chains
In addition to tracking the adoption rate of 11 emerging technologies disrupting supply chains, MHI's 2020 Annual Industry Report focuses on how the proper alignment of data, technology and people is key to taking full advantage of digital innovation. The report, entitled "Embracing the Digital Mindset: Connecting Data, Talent and Technology in...
Highlights from MODEX 2020
Highlights from MODEX, March 9-11th, 2020.
How Blockchain Might Change the Supply Chain
Blockchain has the potential to completely disrupt the supply chain, making transactions faster and more secure. The extent to which blockchain will transform the supply chain is not known, but there are ways to prepare for this coming change.