Economy

By MMH Staff · January 16, 2019
November 2018 booked orders decreased 14.7% when compared to November 2017 orders.
By Michael Levans · January 9, 2019
Indeed, it’s rare that we find a year when global trade has such an unsettling effect on domestic inventory levels, port volumes and capacity demands to handle the influx at those gateways.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 2019
The United States industrial real estate sector has been thriving in recent years, but report suggests 2019 could be a year in which the sector presses the pause button.
By MMH Staff · January 2, 2019
In a healthy but fiercely competitive landscape, technology continues to play a pivotal role in the ongoing digital transformation of supply chains big and small.
By Jeff Berman · December 20, 2018
November’s 1,005,001 shipments represented a 1.8% annual gain, with 2018 shipments through November, at 11,288,944, are up 6.1% annually. Panjiva said this tally also includes containerized shipments, which saw a 3.7% annual increase.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2018
Automotive (52%) and non-automotive (48%) segments are closer than ever in the history of RIA’s reports dating back to 1984.
By Patrick Burnson · November 26, 2018
Retail supply chain managers are bracing for a heightened frenzy of seasonal shopping this holiday season. According to IHS Markit Associate Director James Bohnaker’s updated Holiday Sales Outlook, “a roaring job market is the gift that keeps on giving."
By Jeff Berman · November 19, 2018
With 1,144,033 shipments, October was up 11.9% annually, which Panjiva said marks the fastest rate of growth for monthly shipments going back to March 2014.
By Patrick Burnson · November 5, 2018
Recent strength in employment and income, solid gains in household net worth, and elevated consumer sentiment have generated considerable momentum just as tariffs on some $200 billion of imports from China have gone into effect.
By Jeff Berman · November 2, 2018
The PMI fell 2.1% to 57.7, showing growth for the 26th consecutive month and the overall economy now having grown for 114 consecutive months.
By MMH Staff · October 29, 2018
A focus on product design, recovery processes, renewable and recycled materials to drive innovations that enhance performance and efficiency.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2018
Global sales value up 21% year over year. United States robot installations increased to 33,192 units in 2017, 6% more than in 2016.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 16, 2018
The good economic times may not last forever.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 15, 2018
The good economic times may not last forever
By Jeff Berman · September 17, 2018
August shipments were down 1.4% compared to July and up 1.4% annually. All months in 2018 have seen growth, with the exception of a 0.2% decline in March. Through August, shipments are up 5.2% year-to-date.

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