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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Growth will continue in the materials handling industry in 2014 and 2015, announced MHI, the sponsor of Modex, in the group’s annual State of the Industry press conference on Tuesday.
Posted on 03/19 at 08:40 AM
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Monday, March 03, 2014

Although there have been recent signs of new hires in the logistcs sector, managers are being advised to remain cautious when it comes to investing in human capital this year.
Posted on 03/03 at 06:30 PM
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Thursday, February 06, 2014

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a 1.4% expansion of global freight ton kilometers (FTKs) in 2013 when compared to 2012.
Posted on 02/06 at 10:33 AM
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Monday, January 13, 2014

Our panel of top economic and transportation market analysts tell us that freight rates will most certainly see incremental gains across the board in 2014. And to keep even the smallest increases in check, our panel adds that it’s now imperative for the savviest shippers to control total landed costs by using a variety of modes—and to use that mix to its fullest advantage.Join us for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
Posted on 01/13 at 05:18 AM
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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

With a new year here, it is always good to look at the big picture when it comes to figuring out the economy, which has become an annual event, not to mention an ostensible exercise in futility, too, at times.
Posted on 01/07 at 08:09 AM
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Friday, January 03, 2014

Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States.
Posted on 01/03 at 05:22 AM
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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

To kick off 2014, I’m going to reinforce a rather bold suggestion that Group News Editor Jeff Berman made in his first blog post of the new year: Let’s cut out the use of the adjective “cautious” before we use the noun “optimism” when referring to the state of the U.S. economy.
Posted on 01/01 at 09:00 AM
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Friday, October 25, 2013

PwC Manufacturing Barometer illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
Posted on 10/25 at 01:49 PM
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Monday, October 14, 2013

A significant majority of middle market executives agree that middle market job growth will have a significant impact on strengthening the U.S. economy (96%). Despite this, 83% believe Congress is doing too little to support the middle market; while 95% disapprove of the job performance of Congress and 70% disapprove of the job performance of President Obama.
Posted on 10/14 at 09:16 AM
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

It appears that there are some encouraging things happening on the economic front that maybe, just maybe, could be cause for some long-term optimism.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:16 AM
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