News http://mhlnews.com/taxonomy/term/26631/more en 3D Technology to Help Shipping Costs in Food Industry http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/3d-technology-help-shipping-costs-food-industry <div class="node-body article-body">MIT researchers found that shape-morphing creations, created via 3D printing, are not only culinary performance art, but also a practical way to reduce food-shipping costs.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/3d-technology-help-shipping-costs-food-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/3d-technology-help-shipping-costs-food-industry#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 25 May 2017 16:06:00 +0000 207001 at http://mhlnews.com Companies Not Jumping on Technology Train http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/companies-not-jumping-technology-train <div class="node-body article-body">Technologies such as blockchain, 5G, indoor location, and autonomous vehicles are falling below the radar of many companies. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/companies-not-jumping-technology-train" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/companies-not-jumping-technology-train#comments Technology & Automation News Wed, 24 May 2017 15:29:00 +0000 206971 at http://mhlnews.com Americans are Taking More Paid Vacation Days http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/americans-are-taking-more-paid-vacation-days <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the economy recovers, companies are offering employees better benefits of all sorts, including more vacation days. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/americans-are-taking-more-paid-vacation-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/americans-are-taking-more-paid-vacation-days#comments Labor Management News Tue, 23 May 2017 18:13:00 +0000 206951 at http://mhlnews.com Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016 http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/reshoring-exceeded-offshoring-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Some reasons for the increase in reshoring are: proximity to customers, government incentives, skilled workforce availability and ecosystem synergies</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/reshoring-exceeded-offshoring-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/reshoring-exceeded-offshoring-2016#comments Global Supply Chain News Mon, 22 May 2017 17:12:00 +0000 206921 at http://mhlnews.com Uber Freight Aims to Level the Playing Field for Truck Drivers http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/uber-freight-aims-level-playing-field-truck-drivers <div class="node-body article-body">"We take the guesswork out of finding and booking freight, which is often the most stressful part of a driver’s day,” said Eric Berdinis, Uber Freight. “What used to take several hours and multiple phone calls can now be achieved with the touch of a button.”</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/uber-freight-aims-level-playing-field-truck-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/uber-freight-aims-level-playing-field-truck-drivers#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Fri, 19 May 2017 13:37:00 +0000 206901 at http://mhlnews.com GM’s Tire Supply Chain Becoming Sustainable http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/gm-s-tire-supply-chain-becoming-sustainable <div class="node-body article-body">The move by GM is to push the auto industry to move toward net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labor rights.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/gm-s-tire-supply-chain-becoming-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/gm-s-tire-supply-chain-becoming-sustainable#comments Global Supply Chain News Thu, 18 May 2017 13:45:00 +0000 206881 at http://mhlnews.com Exoskeletons Help Take a Load Off for Warehouse Workers http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/exoskeletons-help-take-load-warehouse-workers <div class="node-body article-body">Exoskeletons provide back support to help improve employee health.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/exoskeletons-help-take-load-warehouse-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/exoskeletons-help-take-load-warehouse-workers#comments Technology & Automation News Wed, 17 May 2017 17:09:00 +0000 206851 at http://mhlnews.com US Retailers Urge Trump's New Trade Envoy to Save NAFTA http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/us-retailers-urge-trumps-new-trade-envoy-save-nafta <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An imperiled NAFTA comes during a challenging time for apparel retailers. Falling prices, increased competition and a lack of style trends have made it harder for clothing companies to maintain sales and profit. Now they may lose access to Mexico, a country that supplies goods at prices Americans are willing to pay.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/us-retailers-urge-trumps-new-trade-envoy-save-nafta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/us-retailers-urge-trumps-new-trade-envoy-save-nafta#comments Global Supply Chain News Tue, 16 May 2017 15:45:00 +0000 206791 at http://mhlnews.com Retail Imports to Keep Growing Through the Summer http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/retail-imports-keep-growing-through-summer <div class="node-body article-body">The first half of 2017 is expected to total 9.5 million TEU, up 5.6% from the first half of 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/retail-imports-keep-growing-through-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/retail-imports-keep-growing-through-summer#comments Global Supply Chain News Tue, 16 May 2017 13:35:00 +0000 206761 at http://mhlnews.com Poor Supplier Relations Costing US Automakers Millions http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/poor-supplier-relations-costing-us-automakers-millions <div class="node-body article-body">Ford, General Motors, FCA US and Nissan collectively would have earned $2 billion more in operating profit last year had their supplier relations improved as much as Toyota’s and Honda’s did during the year.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/poor-supplier-relations-costing-us-automakers-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/poor-supplier-relations-costing-us-automakers-millions#comments Global Supply Chain News Mon, 15 May 2017 17:13:00 +0000 206731 at http://mhlnews.com Getty Images