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ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: Outlook Is Strong for Material Handling Industry in 2018

The outlook for the U.S. economy, global economy and material handling is strong for 2018. By Jason Schenker— Leading economic activity data, low interest..

March 23, 2018

ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: 2018 Economic Outlook

2018 Economic Outlook: Growth Expectations and Policy Risks By Jason Schenker, CMT®, CFP®, ERP®, CVA®, Prestige Economics, LLC— There are many reasons to..

December 11, 2017

ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS

U.S. and Global Outlook Remain Positive for Material Handling and the Overall Economy By Jason Schenker, CMT, CFP, ERP, CVA, Prestige Economics, LLC The..

September 15, 2017

Expectations for the U.S. and Global Economy Improve for 2017

Optimism about the U.S. economic outlook that increased at the end of 2016, strengthened even further in the first quarter of 2017. U.S. consumer confidence..

June 9, 2017

Expectations on the Rise for the Economy for 2017 and 2018

Optimism about the U.S. economic outlook increased at the end of 2016, after the U.S. presidential election. Expectations of Reaganesque corporate and..

March 20, 2017

Challenges for the Economy and Material Handling in 2017, With Picture Brightening in 2018

Slow global growth, Brexit fallout, oil and gas credit risks and U.S. election fallout continue to present risks for the year ahead. The International Monetary..

December 16, 2016

The Outlook for the Economy, Material Handling and the Election

Hold on to your hats, because 2017 is likely to be a bumpy ride because of slowing global growth, Brexit fallout, oil and gas credit risks and election..

September 16, 2016

Uncertainty and Downside Risks to Growth for Material Handling

There have been three red f lags highlighting downside risks to growth and the U.S. economy for the better part of a year: manufacturing, energy and finance...

June 14, 2016

Economic Market Analysis: Slowdown in U.S. Manufacturing, Material Handling, and the U.S. Economy

The outlook for U.S. economic growth and material handling for 2016 and 2017 has softened sharply in recent quarters. U.S. manufacturing activity fell to..

March 18, 2016

2016 Outlook: Challenges Ahead for U.S. Manufacturing, Material Handling and Growth

The outlook for U.S. economic growth in 2016 and 2017 softened in the second half of 2015, as forward-looking manufacturing and material handling data..

December 22, 2015

The Q2 2018 issue of MHI Solutions focuses on the supply chain workforce, including finding, retaining and unleashing the talent that is out there. To tackle the growing challenge of securing the right talent to effectively implement new technologies, firms must collaborate with industry associations, universities and career and technical education programs to develop the next generation supply chain workforce. This workforce will look very different as supply chains increasingly require purple people—those with business acumen (blue) and technical (red) skills—to leverage digital technologies and take full advantage of the business opportunities they offer.

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