Economic Insight and Resources

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Accurately Prepare for Tomorrow

Brian Beaulieu, economist with ITR Economics, presented at MHEDA’s 2022 Annual Convention, Economic Insight: Accurately Prepare for Tomorrow. He assessed the input from proven leading indicators to determine the opportunities and risks for the remainder of 2022 and for 2023 in pertinent segments of the economy. Brian also discussed issues that have an impact on your profitability via resource allocation, budgets, expectations, and strategic planning.

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Custom Economic Advisory Report

The Custom Economic Advisory Report, produced by ITR Economics, is designed specifically for MHEDA Members. ITR Economics has provided business leaders with economic information, insight, analysis, and strategy since 1948.

This Quarterly Report is FREE to MHEDA Members and provides clear, actionable information on current economic trends. It will give you expanded tools to help you better plan for the future and offers important information for seven markets applicable to your Material Handling Business. 

This report will help you:

→  Learn about coming demand for your products and services;
→  Uncover foresight of the expected growth and contraction in the market;
→  Understand Management Objectives™ for strategic use of the information;
→  Gain insight into overall US economic trends;
→  Review dashboard of current and projected growth rates;
→  Read quickly – includes a clear overview for the busy professional who may not have time immediately to look through the entire report.

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Podcasts

Economic Advisory Podcasts

Don’t have time to read an economic report? Listen to the podcast! In approximately 10-minutes you will hear the critical highlights of the economic report via podcast. Available exclusively to MHEDA Members for no charge – included with your member dues!

Economic Advisory Report: July 2022

July 26, 2022Duration: 11:01

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is […]

Economic Advisory Report: April 2022

April 30, 2022Duration: 08:58

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is […]

Economic Advisory Report: January 2022

January 27, 2022Duration: 10:18

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is […]

Economic Advisory Report: October 2021

October 27, 2021Duration: 06:35

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is […]

Economic Advisory Report: July 2021

July 29, 2021Duration: 07:55

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is […]

MHEDA-TV Videos

WEX Fuel Savings Program

June 21, 2022Duration: 06:41

Your MHEDA membership can help you reduce the impact of rising fuel costs! MHEDA has partnered with Savings4Members to offer discounts on many business services including exlusive savings with WEX […]

Economic Insight: Accurately Prepare for Tomorrow

May 10, 2022Duration: 01:03:00

Key segments of the US and global economy are experiencing a decelerating rate of rise while others are accelerating. In this session presented at the 2022 MHEDA annual convention, Brian […]

Financial Benchmarking with the DiSC Report

February 12, 2022Duration: 00:31

Access to financial benchmarking data will help you plan for the future. The MHEDA DiSC (Distributor Statistical Comparison) Report is a financial benchmarking study that reviews and compares MHEDA distributor […]

Economic Advisory Report: January 2022

January 27, 2022Duration: 10:18

This quarterly economic report, published by ITR Economics, features data specifically for the material handling industry to assist MHEDA members plan for the year ahead. The full detailed report is […]

MHEDA Talks: Tom Albero, John Gelsimino, and Katie Richards on MHEDA’s DiSC Survey

January 14, 2022Duration: 38:08

Host Shari Altergott, Chief Experience Officer of The CX Edge talks with Tom Albero, John Gelsimino, and Katie Richards. They discuss the benefits and updates to MHEDA’s DiSC Survey. Benchmark […]

ITR Economics Blog

ITR Economics has provided business leaders with economic information, insight, analysis, and strategy since 1948, making it the oldest privately held, continuously operating economic research and consulting firm in the US. With a knowledge base that spans six decades, ITR has an uncommon understanding of long-term economic trends as well as best practices ahead of changing market conditions.

Read the latest insights from ITR’s Speakers, CEO, President and more.