About the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics
How was the Roadmap developed?
To develop the Roadmap, input was first gathered from more than 100 thought leaders, including material handling and logistics practitioners, suppliers, academia, associations and government. They participated in one of four roundtable events held April through June 2013. Attendees contributed their thoughts regarding the capabilities that the industry needs to develop between now and 2025. These face-to-face, full group and breakout sessions were hosted in Atlanta, Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Chicago.
Participants tackled the following questions:
Who wrote the Roadmap?
A five-person writing team developed the Roadmap. They include:
Who else was involved in the development of the Roadmap?
A broad, open community of thought leaders—including material handling and logistics practitioners, suppliers, academia, associations and government—are participating in the development of the Roadmap. Additional input to the Roadmap is open to anyone who wishes to provide feedback to the drafts.
Industry members are also encouraged to join the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics Group on LinkedIn and to follow @MHLRoadmap on Twitter.
As a collaborative industry effort, the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics is supported by six association partners and eight publication partners.