• A mission of both organizations is to support education in material handling at ALL educational levels.
  • A major initiative of the Boards of both organizations is to build the “Workforce of the Future” to support our members and their customers.
  • The organizations want to provide training so that young persons entering the workforce, the unemployed, the under-employed, and job changers can begin a career in this dynamic industry.

MHI is the premier non-profit trade association representing material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, third party logistics providers, consultants, simulators and publishers marketing their solutions in the United States.

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent foundation associated with MHI. MHEFI pursues private and corporate donations to provide funds to educational entities to promote and assist in bringing a wealth of industry knowledge to the interested public.

CICMHE offers a variety of educational resources related to material handling. These resources are designed for us by educators, students, industry practitioners, or others desiring resources to support material handling equipment and systems education.

Glossary of Terms
MHI has produced a glossary of terms that will prove most helpful in the instructional process. These are terms uniquely related to material handling, logistics and supply chain:

Don Frazier Material Handling Technical Training Program
Named for Don Frazier, founder of Frazier Industrial Company, this new program consists of an entry-level educational program for high school, technical and community college students who will gain work-related skills and experiences in state of the art, fully-equipped working warehouse and distribution training centers that serves as a laboratory setting for the program across the nation. The Don Frazier Supply Chain Training Center in Rock Hill is the first fully functioning laboratory established in the program.

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