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John Hill Quoted in Logistics Management


St. Onge Company's John Hill was quoted in a recent article for Logistics Management. The article, entitled "Materials Handling Innovation Matters More Than Ever," discusses how supply chain systems are innovated by technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing. John draws from his vast experience in the field to reminiscence on past technological innovation.

John Hill knows a thing or two about technology innovation. In a career that spans 50 years, Hill was at the forefront of the development of industrial applications for bar code scanning and radio frequency identification and the first warehouse management software systems. There’s a reason he remembers that the first implementation of bar code scanning outside of point of sale in grocery and retail was in October 1971 at Buick’s Plant 10. “I carried the 50-pound scanner into Buick to give them the demonstration,” Hill recalls.

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