Economy

By MMH Staff · December 28, 2017
The industry's momentum continues to build, even as it changes shape to adapt to technology; acquisitions across technology competencies have heralded the arrival of Consolidation 2.0, while automation and cybersecurity shake up the way players throughout the supply chain do business.
By MMH Staff · December 27, 2017
Double-digit growth, in units and dollars, sets records in the areas of robotics, machine vision, motion control, and motor technology.
By MMH Staff · December 18, 2017
Award recognizes Taylor’s role in launching a groundbreaking omni-channel platform, as well as efforts to support education and advancement of women professionals.
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2017
3PL operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns, as many retailers outsource reverse logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2017
Nearly 1,300 readers voted in 13 categories for the best innovations in materials handling equipment.
By Jeff Berman · December 11, 2017
As in May, the economic forecast paints an optimistic picture for ongoing economic growth as part of the recovery that began in mid-2009.
By MMH Staff · December 11, 2017
Shipments up 30% over the same month last year.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2017
Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business points to the 102nd growth month.
By Josh Bond · November 30, 2017
ASQ survey highlights manufacturers' anticipated challenges in 2018, and how they plan to address them.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2017
International Federation of Robotics reports sales within Japan reached a 10-year high, and Japan exported 115,000 industrial robots in 2016 valued at $2.7 billion.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2017
ALAN coordinates hundreds of supply chain businesses worldwide that volunteer resources to help move goods to communities affected by disaster.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2017
Global environmental disclosure platform recognizes Brambles as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation.
By MMH Staff · November 16, 2017
10th annual study shows two-thirds of shoppers prefer next- or same-day delivery as retailers work to bring the online experience into the physical store.
By Jeff Berman · November 15, 2017
Online sales create instant short-term demand for warehouse and distribution center space, a potential headache for retailers.
By Jeff Berman · November 14, 2017
October shipments rose 3.2% annually to 1,016,892, ahead of September’s 976,605, the eighth consecutive month of growth.

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