Solutions Community members are Industry’s thought leaders on automation, software, hardware, equipment and services that support a fully integrated supply chain. This includes suppliers, integrators, consultants, media, academia and users. They collaborate on solutions worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector.
The philosophy of the Solutions Community is to support MHI’s mission of providing a unique venue where suppliers of material handling equipment and technology can collaboratively work with the user community to improve the marketplace for all. All participants adhere to a safe harbor no-buy, no-sell environment to openly discuss topics of mutual interest, including best practices, lessons learned and other information.
Goals of the Solutions Community include:
A basic tenet of the Solutions Community is to create a non-commercial environment that fosters networking, relationship building and the open exchange of information.
To engage and collaborate with suppliers, practitioners, and stakeholders in timely discussions towards near term supply chain solutions.
Inspiring evolutionary excellence in the supply chain through diverse stakeholder collaboration.
To enable organizations to achieve material handling and supply chain excellence by facilitating the delivery of meaningful, innovative and practical information.
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Industry Innovations Webinar
The Solutions Community held a recent webinar on industry innovations.
Blockchain and Supply Chain Management
Arman Jabbari | Philip Kaminsky
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
University of California, Berkeley
Leading the MHI Solutions Community charge to deeper end-user engagement
Kevin Reader, director of business development for KNAPP and chairman of MHI's new Solution Community, and Gary Master, publisher of DC Velocity and CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly, discuss one of MHI's newest and most important strategic initiatives.
SCE Impact on Supply Chain Performance
MH10.8.2 - Data Identifier & Application Identifier Standard
MH10.8.3 - Transfer Data Syntax for High Capacity ADC Media
MH10.8.6 - Bar Codes & Two-Dimensional Symbols for Packaging
MH10.8.12 American National Standard for Material Handling - Component marking
MH10.8.15 American National Standard for Material Handling - Specification for XML Reader Output
Life Cycle Costing Model for Integrated Systems ISC is proud to offer a free trial version of a new, EXCEL based life cycle costing model to help in justifying integrated material handling systems.
Brandon Staple, University of Colorado Denver
The $5,000 Solutions Community Honor Scholarship for the 2020/2021 academic term has been awarded to Brandon Staple, a rising junior at the University of Colorado Denver. He is pursuing a degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. Brandon is President of the APICS chapter at his school and he is active in the Association for Supply Chain Management and the National Society of Black Engineers. He has had internships at Amazon where he developed robotics fulfillment networks, Apple where he performed iPhone 11 supply chain analytics and Tesla where he performed Model 3 vertical supply chain risk analytics. Brandon plans to enter the material handling workforce after graduation.
Vice Executive Director
Conveyco Technologies, Inc.
End User Chair
American Eagle Outfitters