Preparing for Peak Season

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an influence on both e-commerce and distribution centers.  All aspects of e-commerce have seen unprecedented growth since the beginning of the pandemic. Combined with record unemployment rates, there has been a tremendous need for more labor.  What can employers do to attract and retain employees in the middle of a pandemic? To view the video, click...

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Practical applications for AI

Artificial intelligence is one of the technologies that is poised to influence the future of the supply chain industry.    At it’s the most basic level, AI has the capability to make supply chains more efficient by leveraging data that an organization collects. Click here to view the video.

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Service technician talks propane Forklift Safety in new PERC Video

Get safety tips from a pro in PERC’s new forklift safety video The Propane Education & Research Council released a new forklift safety video, adding to its existing collection of online safety resources. The video features safety tips narrated by a propane service technician. The two-minute video demonstrates propane forklift safety tips for the refueling process. The service technician outlines important topics including proper...

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Change management for implementing Mobile Robotics

As part of MHI view’s ongoing video program, this MHI view episode focuses on:  Technological innovations are typically pioneered by large corporations with budgets to invest heavily in new, sometimes experimental equipment. Automation solutions are no different. However, to implement mobile robotics effectively, organizations must consider the changes they are about to undertake. To view the video, click...

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MHI Next-Gen Supply Chain Update: Building the next generation workforce

MHI’s 2020 Annual Industry Report aims to address the workforce shortage holistically – focusing on how technology, data, and culture can come together to bridge that gap.  This episode of the Next Gen Supply Chain Update Series focuses on building the next generation workforce. Click here for the...

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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. Click here to view the...

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COVID-19 Update from the American Logistics Aid Network

COVID-19 has facilitated the need to reimagine 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. Click here to view the video.

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