MODEX 2020 attendees planning major supply chain investments over the next 18 months

MODEX 2020 attendees are registering in record numbers for the event to be held March 9-12 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

When attendees register, they are asked to answer a variety of demographic questions indicating their industry, product interest, buying authority and spending plans. Looking at attendees that have registered to date, they are high in quality from a buying authority perspective and represent the majority of the Fortune 1000 and top 100 retailers and consumer goods firms. Below are some highlights from current MODEX attendee demographics.

–51% are corporate or senior management
–25% are middle management
–84% have buying power
–61% buy for distribution centers
–44% buy for manufacturing facilities
–50% buy for warehouses supporting manufacturing
–32% plan on spending over $1 million over the next 18 months
–80% are coming to see new products and innovations
–61% are coming to network and learn.

When it comes to the solutions MODEX attendees are looking for, the top categories are:
–Automation and Robotics Equipment and Systems (54%)
–Conveyor & Sortation Equipment (46%)
–Automatic Identification & Data Collection/Radio Frequency Identification (40%)
–Fork Lift Trucks (40%)
–Packaging and Shipping Solutions (40%)
–Racks, Shelving and Storage Equipment (37%)
-Software Systems for Warehousing, Distribution & Logistics (35%)
-Information Systems & Controls (33%)
-Ergonomic and Safety Equipment (33%)

These statistics are an early indication of investments in the manufacturing and supply chain equipment and systems that will be showcased at MODEX 2020. For more information and to register to attend MODEX, visit