Current Issue
Material Handling Wholesaler Cover
March 2018
The explosive growth in the e-commerce market has challenged distribution centers to meet demand. Read the March cover story to learn how to make warehouse logistics - Faster. Smarter. Safer.

Industry News

View Material Handling Wholesaler's profile on LinkedIn

First draft of U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0 available for review

The first draft of the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0 was released. The purpose of the Roadmap is to help the industry determine how logistics and supply chain trends and challenges can be turned into action plans to develop needed capabilities in the U.S. between now and 2030.

Published as a downloadable PDF on the homepage at, the Roadmap 2.0’s report and action plan draft is open for review, comments and additional input from the public until Monday, February 6, 2017.

Coordinating the review and comment process is Roadmap 2.0 report editor Gary Forger, Consultant to MHI. He particularly looks forward to the industry’s feedback and additional input on this first draft, which should be routed to him directly at

The U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0 will be released at ProMat 2017 in Chicago. A special on-floor seminar about it will be held Tuesday, April 4 at 2:15 p.m.