On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0 will be released at MHI’s ProMat tradeshow and exposition, held at McCormick Place in Chicago, and simultaneously published on www.MHLroadmap.org. Coinciding with the document’s debut, its six authors will participate in “Get Ready for the Next 10 Years in Material Handling and Logistics,” an on-floor education session in McCormick Place’s South Hall Theater F, from 2:15 to 3:00 p.m. (Central time) to discuss its content.
January 31, 2017
First Draft of U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0 Available for Review; Comments Welcomed
Today, the first draft of the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0 was released. Published as a downloadable PDF on the homepage here, 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. Its purpose 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.
January 16, 2017
The first draft of the Material Handling & Logistics U.S. Roadmap 2.0 (“Roadmap 2.0”) is currently in development. To be posted on www.MHLroadmap.org at the end of January 2017, the first draft of the Roadmap 2.0’s report and action plan will be open for review, comments and additional input from the public.
November 17, 2016
The U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics, originally released in January 2014, has been translated into Spanish for distribution in Central and South America. The translation is published on www.MHLroadmap.org, and replicates the original 67-page Roadmap report and action plan. The document provides a framework to help the industry identify the logistics and supply chain disruptors that can be turned into action plans to develop core competencies needed in the U.S. between now and 2025.
August 19, 2016
Roundtable Summit Dates Announced for Development of U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics: Version 2.0
Strategic thinkers—including material handling and logistics practitioners, equipment and software suppliers, academia, associations and government—are invited to contribute their insights on the future of the U.S. supply chain at one of four roundtable summit events to be held throughout the second half of 2016. Collected input will form the foundation of the second edition of the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics, a 70-page report originally released in January 2014 on www.MHLroadmap.org.
August 17, 2016
NC State Supply Chain Resource Cooperative MBA students research the economic impact of North Carolina’s supply chain industry
Underwritten by MHI, a new analysis and report developed by three of North Carolina State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) fellows has been released. The report, “Understanding the Economic Impact of North Carolina’s Supply Chain: Conduit for Prosperity and Economic Development,” and provides detailed perspective on the importance of the supply chain in North Carolina. It was researched and prepared by SCRC fellows Dana A. Magliola, Lindsay T. Schilleman and John C. Elliott, three Jenkins’ masters of business administration (MBA) graduate students at NC State’s Poole College of Management.
September 5, 2013
The 300-plus industry member participants at MHI’s fall 2013 Annual Meetings in Orlando, Florida, will hear about the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics during a special panel discussion on Tuesday, October 1. The discussion will be held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Hyatt Grand Cypress. The initial draft of the Roadmap’s report and action plan will be published on www.MHLroadmap.org on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, and review, comments and additional input from the public are welcomed.