MHI Solutions - Volume 3, Issue 2 - (Page 7)
Improving Supply Chain Performance
MHI 2015 Board of Governors
David Young, Chairman, MHI
EGA Products, Inc.
Next Generation Supply
Chains: Fast, Efficient
John Paxton, President, MHI
Gregg Goodner, Vice President, MHI
Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc.
Last Retiring Executive Chairman
Starrco Co., Inc.
Hanel Storage Systems
Tiffin Metal Products, Inc.
Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co.
Southworth International Group, Inc.
George W. Prest
NACCO Material Handling Group, Inc.
Toyota Material Handling, USA, Inc.
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Companies across almost all sectors and regions are facing unprecedented
disruption and challenges in their supply chains as they face increasing consumer
expectations for better, faster and cheaper products.
In order to meet and exceed these expectations, supply chains must transform.
This transformation is so imminent that the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling
& Logistics predicts that, when 2025 rolls around, traditional supply chain models
will be extinct.
This issue of MHI Solutions covers next generation supply chains from best
practices in developing supply chain talent to robotics and automation to wearable
and mobile solutions to driverless technologies.
We have also included detailed information on ProMat to celebrate its 30 years
of showcasing the leading solutions our industry has to offer.
ProMat is where the brightest minds in manufacturing and the supply chain
gather to discuss the trends of today and the challenges of tomorrow.
With over 800 exhibits and 120 educational sessions, it's also where leading
companies get reliable information and solid advice about capital expenditures and
supply chain investments. The very investments that will deliver the next generation
supply chains that will transform this industry.
Many of these investments are among the submissions for the 2015 MHI
Innovation Award which you can view on page 65. The Innovation Award winners
will be announced during ProMat at the MHI 70th Anniversary Celebration on
March 25. Speaking of the 70th anniversary celebration, you can get more information on this event on page 50.
At ProMat's March 25 keynote, MHI will release our 2015 MHI Annual Industry
Report. This report will provide a better understanding about the innovations and
trends driving change and provide guidance on how to develop next generation
supply chains that are fast, efficient, collaborative and profitable. The report will
also be available for download on MHI.org.
I hope this issue of MHI Solutions helps provide the information and resources
you need to transform your supply chain for future success.
George W. Prest
Chief Executive Officer, MHI
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MHI Solutions - Volume 3, Issue 2
Wearable and Mobile Technologies
The Rise of Automation and Robotics in Supply Chains
The Power of the Cloud
Connections between Education, Industry Key to Training the Workforce of the Future
The Food and Beverage Industry
ProMat 2015 Preview
2015 MHI Innovation Awards to be Awarded During ProMat
Economic Market Analysis
Collaborate With Supply Chain Management Programs to Solve the Workforce Shortage
MHI Solution and Product Groups—Moving Forward
Solution Group Update
Where Are They Now
Index of Advertisers
MHI Solutions - Volume 3, Issue 2