Filed in Economy
Monday, December 02, 2013
The stop and start nature of the economy, coupled with ongoing government dysfunction, has created a "new normal" in the logistics and transportation marketplace. While there's improvement in some freight transportation sectors, there's day-to-day fluctuation in others—leading to a decidedly mixed rate and capacity outlook as we head into 2014. During this Webcast industry experts will re-cap the top news stories of Q4 2013 and discuss the 4 factors creating the “new normal” in freight transportation management.
Friday, October 25, 2013
PwC Manufacturing Barometer illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
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.
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.
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Monday, August 26, 2013
Executives who participated in the 2013 CFO Outlook Mid-Year Update gave the U.S. economy an average score of 58 out of 100, up from 49 in the previous survey conducted in late 2012. CFOs gave the global economy a score of 51, up from 45.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Composite index edges up to 58 from 56—15th straight quarter above 50 and 2nd consecutive advance; Senior financial executives surveyed on healthcare reform.
Monday, July 01, 2013
New state of logistics translates into new opportunities for shrewd managers who can leverage their unique skills and solid transportation relationships into value for their companies.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Industrial truck sales hold steady, mirror U.S. economic indicators.