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ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: Outlook Is Strong for Material Handling Industry in 2018

The outlook for the U.S. economy, global economy and material handling is strong for 2018. Leading economic activity data, low interest rates, favorable tax policies in the United States, a falling greenback, and solid equity markets were all positive dynamics […]

Material Handling Economic Market Analysis: 2018 Outlook

There are many reasons to be optimistic about growth in the year ahead. Data in the latter half of 2017 were generally positive, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its global growth forecasts, and leading indicators—like global purchasing manager indices—were […]

U.S. and Global Outlook Remain Positive for Material Handling and the Overall Economy

By Jason Schenker, CMT, CFP, ERP, CVA, Prestige Economics, LLC The outlook for material handling remains positive, as long as the outlook for the U.S. economy remains positive. In a recent analysis, we found that nominal U.S. GDP is over […]

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Jason Schenker to Give Economic Outlook at the MHI Annual Conference

At the 2017 MHI Annual Conference keynote and top-ranked economist Jason Schenker, will share his short-term and long-term economic forecasts for the material handling and supply chain industry. Meet Jason Schenker Jason Schenker is the most accurate financial futurist in the […]

Manufacturers should prepare for potential supply chain disruption with trade policy in flux

The current climate of trade policy uncertainty is making it more important than ever for manufacturers to understand and plan for potential supply chain disruption according to a new report from PwC. The report, “The new US trade policy era: […]

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New Video on MHI View: The Return of Manufacturing to the US

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Return of Manufacturing to the US Customers are demanding quick deliveries which has created a need for fast fulfillment and automated solutions. One solution for reducing fulfillment […]

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