Economy

By Jeff Berman · October 3, 2016
Following the first decline in months, manufacturing activity in September bounced back.
By Josh Bond · September 28, 2016
Global demand for materials handling equipment forecast to rise 5.3% per year, spurred by new demand in China and developing countries.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2016
Following a strong growth month for United States-bound waterborne shipments in July, August picked up where July left off and then some, according to recent data issued by Panjiva.
By Jeff Berman · September 19, 2016
FTR Senior Partner Noel Perry noted at his firm’s transportation conference in Indianapolis last week that average recovery growth for GDP continues to decline, from 7 percent in 1950 to 1 percent in 2016, which means that there will not be much help coming from economic growth over the next 2-3 years, with a best case scenario being 2-3 percent growth during that span.
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2016
Department of Commerce and NRF report August retail sales dropped 0.3% compared to July at $456.3 billion and were up 1.9% annually.
By MMH Staff · September 12, 2016
Shipments up 1.2% compared to July 2015 sales, including a nearly 8% increase in unit handling equipment.
By MMH Staff · September 7, 2016
2015 new business volume in materials handling segment hold level with 2014.
By MMH Staff · August 18, 2016
Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.
By MMH Staff · August 8, 2016
Shipments increased by 4.0% when compared to June 2015 sales.
<p>Source: Grant Thornton</p> By MMH Staff · August 2, 2016
Manufacturers in Chicago reflect local and national trends.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2016

By MMH Staff · July 7, 2016
Findings suggest manufacturers are racing to innovate amid industry consolidation and fierce competition.
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2016
Shipment figures marked the best ever month for May going back to 2007, as well as the highest monthly shipment level since August 2015.
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2016
Responses to Brexit were 7% negative, 31% slightly negative, 4% slightly positive, and the remaining 58% anticipate a negligible financial impact.
By Josh Bond · June 20, 2016
Buyers’ and suppliers’ insights bring manufacturing industry trends into focus.

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