Economy

By MMH Staff · August 10, 2015
June 2015 shipments up 3.1% when compared to June 2014 sales.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2015
Employment, business activity, production and new order indexes set new records, some of which go back to 2004.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2015
Robots for material handling applications grew 27% through June.
By Patrick Burnson · July 30, 2015
Global logistics managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
Volume was up 34 percent from $7.1 billion in May. Year to date, cumulative new business volume increased 9 percent compared to 2014.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2015
Survey illustrates global push to enter US market, with overseas technology investments outpacing those of domestic manufacturers.
By MMH Staff · July 22, 2015
Global Economic Outlook illustrates headwinds to both industrialized and developing countries.
By Patrick Burnson · July 22, 2015
While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.
By Jeff Berman · July 14, 2015
June declines, but the second quarter was still up 2% from last year.
By MMH Staff · July 10, 2015
Survey indicates weak expectations for domestic and global investment.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2015
Executives plan for increased revenue and profits, but worry about risks and brand reputation.
By MMH Staff · June 24, 2015
Machine vision systems and components grew 22% in the first quarter.
By Patrick Burnson · June 18, 2015
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has been championing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), joins other shippers in praising the House passage of this important legislation.
By Josh Bond · June 17, 2015
BDO study highlights risks for publicly traded U.S. Manufacturers as the industry struggles to attract and retain its workforce.

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