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Economic Risks and Opportunities Ahead for Supply Chains

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine The global economy has also been slowing, but the U.S. economy continues to post solid growth. Our U.S. economic outlook is modestly positive, although we expect a slowing in U.S. growth, U.S. job gains and […]

Fed Survey Reveals Supply Chain Woes

While supply chain disruptions have certainly improved since the height of Covid, a survey conducted in May by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York indicates that progress has stalled in the last few months. The report reveals that “Roughly […]

Sustainability and Emissions Disclosures: California Takes the Lead

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine In 2023, there was a significant pushback against Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) investing. While there has been a pushback against the social aspects of ESG, environmental priorities—and associated sustainability and emissions requirements—are likely to […]

Easing Inflation and Slowing Growth Seen as 2023 Closes

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine The economic outlook for the end of 2023 is mixed. Global growth data has weakened, while data in the United States has remained resilient. Global GDP growth and manufacturing have slowed. But the U.S. labor […]

Warehouse Automation Financial Options

Financial Options Removing Barriers to Warehouse Automation Deployment

Guest Blog By Bob Hoffman, senior director, consulting, retail/e-commerce, MHI Member Company, Swisslog Americas The business case for warehouse automation has never been stronger, and the return on investment has never been shorter. Nevertheless, organizations both large and small face […]

By the Numbers: The Reshoring Rebound

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine According to Kearney’s annual Reshoring Index, U.S. gross manufacturing output rose at a faster pace than the U.S. manufacturing imports from 14 Asian low-cost countries and regions, resulting in a positive score. The U.S. manufacturing […]

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