Industry Forecast: Distributor

January 20, 2022

As a group, distributors are viewing 2022 with cautious optimism. Most are forecasting at least modest sales growth in the new year. Automation is only growing in importance for many of them, particularly as a response to the widespread labor shortage and the need to do more with less.

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Industry Forecast: Supplier

January 18, 2022

Unsurprisingly, the labor shortage is top of mind for suppliers. For those who provide automation-based solutions, it’s an opportunity. For others, the struggle to identify, hire and retain workers hampers keeping up with demand for their products. Despite that and other challenges, almost all suppliers participating in the survey expect to see healthy growth next year. Some will be expanding their physical footprint to build more capacity to keep up with interest in their products.

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2022 Material Handling Business Trends

November 3, 2021

This list of Material Handling Business Trends address the shifting state of the Material Handling industry, as defined by a group of your peers, the MHEDA Executive Committee. We encourage you to discuss these topics with your own leadership team and look to MHEDA for resources to help your organization manage in the months ahead.

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June 2, 2021

Recovery Coming COVID-19 Vaccine May Bolster Businesses’ Confidence in Bourgeoning Economic Recovery, Incentivize Investment With the onset of the new year, there are a multitude of signals suggesting cause for optimism moving forward. Recovery in the US Industrial Production quarterly data has already begun, and our dashboard of leading indicators suggests that the annual production […]

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