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Weekly Wrap Up For September 24th, 2021

 Join John W. Kennedy, CEO, NJMEP, and Aaron Ramsey, Senior Services Manager, Perdue University MEP, discuss the supply chain and all its intricacies as well as ISO implementation and what the future holds for the MEP National Network. Cass Transportation Index Report The shipments component of the Cass Freight Index® grew 12% y/y in …

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Manufacturers Turn to Gen Zers Parlaying Streaming into Product Selling Channel

Gen Z

This article originally appeared in the September 2021 issue of Manufacturing Outlook. To read the latest issue or to receive your free subscription, visit ManufacturingOutlook.com. By Thomas R. Cutler The new Gen Z and Entertainment divisions of the Manufacturing Media Consortium are looking at the way young D2C (direct to consumer) entrepreneurs use streaming to …

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Driving Digital Transformation Through Mobile Technology

Driving Digital Transformation

This article appears in the September 2021 issue of Manufacturing Outlook. To read the latest issue or to receive a free subscription, visit ManufacturingOutlook.com By: Robin Fleming, Co-Founder & CEO of Anvl  The past year brought a significant paradigm shift to the “normal” way of working around the world. During the pandemic, there was an …

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Cass Transportation Index Report

Trucking Picking Up Slack; Costs Continue to Rise August 2021 Year-over-year change 2-year stacked change Month-to-month change Month-to-month change (SA) Cass Freight Index – Shipments 1.234 12.3% 3.7% 4.8% 5.0% Cass Freight Index – Expenditures 3.832 42.2% 34.9% 9.2% 11.3% Truckload Linehaul Index 148.8 12.6% 7.8% 1.1% NA   Cass Freight Index – Shipments The shipments …

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Weekly Wrap Up For September 17th, 2021

 Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, presents the National Association of Credit Management’s CMI (Credit Manager’s Index) Report. Ford To Halt Production In India The Covid-19 pandemic is still creating major headaches for auto manufacturers. In a drastic effort to restructure and reduce costs, Ford announced plans to drastically shift its …

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Ford To Halt Production In India

Ford halts production

The Covid-19 pandemic is still creating major headaches for auto manufacturers. In a drastic effort to restructure and reduce costs, Ford announced plans to drastically shift its operations in India. On Friday, Ford released a press statement in which they described the future of their presence in India. According to the statement, Ford India will …

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Weekly Wrap Up For September 10th, 2021

 Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, presents the National Association of Credit Management’s CMI (Credit Manager’s Index) Report. U.S. Economic Recovery Hits Snag in August In the past few months, the U.S. economy has been showing signs of a strong economic recovery from the initial shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, …

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EV Charging Company to Open First U.S. Plant

EV Charging

As electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity here in the U.S., more and more companies are looking to get involved in manufacturing the infrastructure required for them to operate. One such is Wallbox, which announced this week its plans to build a new facility in the U.S.  On Wednesday, the EV charger manufacturer revealed …

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U.S. Economic Recovery Hits Snag in August

Economic recovery

In the past few months, the U.S. economy has been showing signs of a strong economic recovery from the initial shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many of the jobs reports surpassing economists’ expectations. However, it seems this recovery process has run into a major roadblock. According to the latest report from the Bureau …

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