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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 […]

Reshoring on the Rise: Manufacturing Returns to the U.S.

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine For the past decade, global management consulting firm Kearney has produced an annual Reshoring Index report to uncover the mindset of top U.S. executives surrounding reshoring. This year—for the first time—the results prompted Kearney Partner […]

Navigating U.S. Labor Market Uncertainty for Economic Stability

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine In the wake of significant interest rate increases, the economic outlook includes high uncertainty. This is true across economies globally, but it is especially true in the United States, where the Fed has worked hard […]

Economic Outlook Hinges on Inflation

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine Everything hinges on inflation The Fed has a dual mandate to keep the economy at full employment and prices low and stable. While jobs were strong in 2022, inflation has been worryingly high. At the […]

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