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ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: Downside Risks to the 2019 and 2020 Outlook

Content was pulled from MHI Solutions Magazine Q4.2018 Trade casts a long shadow on future growth When trade risks increased in March 2018 with US Section 232 and Section 301 tariff announcements, it pushed business leaders and traders to reassess […]

Economic Market Analysis: Growth Continues, Despite a Risky First Half of 2018

Content was pulled from MHI Solutions Magazine Q3.2018 The first half of the 2018 included a number of policy surprises that engendered significant financial market volatility. U.S. trade policy, in particular, became a flashpoint of uncertainty, as tariffs were lobbed […]

New Video on MHI View: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption The distribution centers of the future are likely to be largely automated. But while it’s a benefit in the short term for productivity, […]

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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