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Monday, October 03, 2011
Manufacturing continued its growth in September as the PMI registered 51.6%, an increase of 1 percentage point when compared to August’s reading of 50.6%.
Monday, September 26, 2011
While manufacturing has been considered a bright spot for the United States economy during of the economic downturn, recent data from consultancy Grant Thornton LLP indicates that manufacturers are losing faith in the growth prospects for the economy.
Posted on 09/26 at 10:58 AM
Grant Thornton •
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The emergence of cloud computing is having a direct and positive impact on manufacturers’ IT performance and subsequently supply chain operations, according to a report from IDC Manufacturing Insights.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
While manufacturing may be experiencing a bit of a slowdown, the overall numbers in the August edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business still point to growth.
Posted on 09/01 at 02:01 PM
Monday, August 22, 2011
Amid the swell of turbulence the economy is riding on, due to an incredibly shaky and unpredictable economic recovery, the downgrading of the United States credit rating and subsequent giant swings in the stock market, it is fair to say logistics professionals are concerned about the possibility of a double-dip recession rearing its ugly head.
Posted on 08/22 at 12:45 PM
Reader Survey •
Monday, August 15, 2011
Even though there are more questions than answers when it comes to the economy and its growth rate, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a seasonal increase in the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments.
Monday, August 01, 2011
In its July report, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure the manufacturing sector—known as the PMI—was 50.9 percent. This represents a 4.4 percent drop from June’s 55.3 percent
Monday, July 18, 2011
Seasonal economic trade patterns appear to be intact based on the most recent batch of monthly data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 07/18 at 10:00 AM
Supply Chain •
Friday, July 01, 2011
Coming off somewhat of a “down” month in May, the June Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) showed that manufacturing is indeed still on solid ground.
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Thursday, June 23, 2011
Efforts aim to help prepare 500,000 workers for cutting-edge manufacturing jobs.