New MHI Report Outlines Supply Chain Investment Trends

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

2014 MHI Annual Industry Member Report is available exclusively to MHI members

MHI recently conducted a study to analyze investments in supply chain equipment and systems and detailed the findings in the recently released 2014 MHI Annual Industry Member Report. The report is exclusively for MHI members and includes key information such as the percentage of firms increasing investments.

--Equipment and systems in which most are investing

--Industries making the largest investments in supply chain equipment and systems

--Top operational challenges and strategic objectives

--Percentage of firms investing in sustainability and omni-channel fulfillment

In addition to outlining the percentage of firm and top industries investing in supply chain equipment and systems, the report also outlines where the investments will be made and estimates for how much money will be spent on average. The report includes all data tables from the study as well as a demographic breakdown of the company executives surveyed.

The report is available exclusively for MHI members and can be downloaded in the For Members section of

Non-members can click here to download an infographic on selected findings of the report.

This report follows the 2014 MHI Annual Industry Report – Innovations That Drive Supply Chains, which was developed in collaboration with Deloitte and is available for download at

For information on the benefits of MHI membership and becoming an MHI member visit and contact Weldon Morris of MHI’s Member Services Department at 704-676-1190 or


About MHI

MHI is a leading non-profit trade association representing the U.S. material handling, logistics and supply chain industry -- the Industry that makes supply chains work. MHI members are material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment, systems and software manufacturers; consultants; systems integrators and simulators; third party logistics providers and publishers. MHI provides educational, business development, networking and solution sourcing opportunities for its 800 member companies and for the larger community of manufacturing and supply chain professionals. MHI produces the largest material handling, logistics and supply chain events in North America, ProMat and MODEX.

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