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Education and Training Trends in 2021

Over the past several months, many industries in the U . S . , including the transportation and supply chain sectors , have been facing labor shortages . Among the many reasons for these shortages is an education gap for new recruits. At the same time, technology is changing so rapidly that current workers are at risk of falling behind. Education and training are more crucial than ever,...
Author: Jessica Chizmar
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Top 5 Pallet Projects for Summer

Summer is upon us, and for those that get the itch to DIY, pallet projects can be a perfect outlet. Pallets that have reached the end of their life cycle and can no longer be used to carry goods are often cheaper than other building  . For anyone who happens to have a few spare pallets lying around, these project ideas are sure to spark your creativity. These projects will work whether you’re...

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Lumber Prices Continue to Soar

Over the course of the past year, our economy has endured a wide variety of shortages. Cleaning supplies, PPE, food items and most famously toilet paper have all been hard to come by at certain points of the pandemic. Some of these are expected; of course a global pandemic would increase demand for cleaning and medical supplies. However, even as the country recovers from COVID-19 and its...
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MHI Spring Meeting Features Economic Update

Last week, MHI held its annual spring meeting virtually. Several Millwood team members attended the meeting in an effort to maintain a finger on the pulse of the materials handling industry and serve as industry leaders. Their keynote speaker was Jason Schenker , president of Prestige Economics and chairman of the Futurist Institute. His speech was titled, “Policy and Economy: Risks,...
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